Central Michigan Railway 5175 awaits a crew to operate an empty coal train near the entrance to the Consumers Energy facilities in Essexville.
Pulling down after making a pick up on the midland sub, this train will pull in the clear and allow the LSRC by them while performing a brake test.
Huron and Eastern 702 is in the beginning stage of its snowy trip to Durand as it approaches the Marquette Street crossing in Bay City.
5175 Just before she crosses Midland street
After coming by a georgously restored church, seen in the background, CMGN 5175 heads south at marquette street thru Defoe Park near the site of the former Defoe Shipbuilding yards.
A former Santa Fe C30-7 leads Huron and Eastern train 702 South through Bay City as it approaches East Midland Street bound for Durand.
HESR 702 comes down from Bay City with the CMGN 5175 leading the way.
A former Santa Fe C30-7 leads Huron and Eastern 702 south through Defoe Park near the Marquette Street crossing in Bay City.
The HESR Midland Turn is rounding the curve near Blend Street in Bay City.
HESR 701 rolls north approaching Kochville Road in Zilwaukee. For those scoring at home these locomotives were built for the Santa Fe, Rock Island, and the Frisco.
I am always into trying new shots, which produced this look of CMGN 5175 leading Huron and Eastern train 702, the southbound Bay City to Durand over Reserve Avenue which is just north of Saginaw.
702 comes down from Bay city with the daily train for Durand.
Huron and Eastern train 702 is only a few minutes into its trip southward from Wenona Yard as it nears Chestnut Street with three different examples of paint styles found on the railroad.
BNSF Hertiage paint has come to Michigan. On this day CMGN 5175 is leading Huron and Eastern train 702, the southbound Bay City to Durand at the South Jefferson Avenue crossing.