Heard that K909 was heading out to go get a dead E945 that was sitting near Pleasant St in GR. On board was the crew from E945 sitting, along with a yard crew that was called K909. Engineer was ha... (more)
Amtrak's Pere Marquette sits at the Grand Rapids station after unloading passengers before backing up to the GRE Ann St. yard to tie up for the night.
Small opening of sunlight between the trees this evening, we see this westbound side-dump ballast train heading into Grand Rapids to continue maintenance work.
Freshly painted CSXT 8361 and 8152 cruise around the corner at Sunnyside into evening sunlight.
Grand Elk Railroad's 3829 rolls slowly across the historic swing bridge over the Grand River after finishing up a switching job. Although the gears of the swing mechanism are still visible, the b... (more)
Q327-24 chases the setting sun into town as it rolls around the curve west of the signals at CH 146.
Amtrak 370 backs across the Grand River on it's way to the Grand Rapids Eastern, under a 99.7% waxing gibbious moon.
One of the last SD80MACs in Conrail paint is seen here arriving in Grand Rapids with a load of stone on a warm summer evening. Since this photo was taken, the locomotive has been repainted into C... (more)
CP's X500 heads out of Grand Rapids en route to Toronto. The snow packed on the nose of 8810 was picked up over 100 miles away near the border of Michigan and Indiana, where close to 2 feet of la... (more)
8138 leads a train of mixed freight out of Grand Rapids on this snowy Michigan morning.
Long, mid-winter shadows stretch far across the frozen Thornapple River, as CSX's Q335 makes its way from Toledo to Grand Rapids. On a bitter cold day, thoughts of summer fishing from this old doc... (more)
Taken as the train sits on the unique "chessie" bridge spanning Patterson Ave., this westbound is a few miles from the Wyoming terminal in the Fox siding. 8413 was rebuilt from a SD40.
Q335 heads west into the setting sun.
Z151 slowly rolls into CSX's Wyoming yard. 2635 shows signs of a snowy journey south.
2635 leads 3003 across the Grand River bridge as Z151 on a snowy winter day.