The local based out of Milan has just finished work and tied up south of the diamond. Power for the local is one of just 81 Conrail painted units on NS.
Inevitably, an interest in railroads seems to lead to a long-term acquaintance with history, trying to remember what and where it was that we saw not all that many years ago. Corporate and techno... (more)
One of the NKP crew prepares to service the locomotive during the interchange with the AA.
One of the crew for NKP 765 carries his grip through a sudden downpour to his locomotive.
NKP 765 is free from its escort for a short time until 2 AA locomotives will tie on and escort her Osmar ... (more)
A sudden burst of rain drove off many of the photographers right as the NS engine finally cut away from the NKP 765 after bringing it up from Fort Wayne.
This NS roadrailer train is pounding the Ann Arbor crossing in Milan, MI on its way south toward Fort Wayne.
This was a lucky catch! Ann Arbor's one road freight is heading North into the setting sun after working the NS interchange at Milan.
The one Ann Arbor road freight has just made a pick up at the interchange and here is seen crossing the NS mainline on it's way North towards Ann Arbor.
The sun burst through an otherwise cloudy day just long enough to capture a NS GP38-2 idling away on the connector to the Ann Arbor track in the foreground.
NS 5337 sits along the elevator in Milan awaiting the yard crew to come on duty.
NS swings off the old Wabash onto the AA for the run into Toledo.
The low sun paints a warm glow over the "little" NKP excursion steamer returning from a run to Ohio, probably reflecting the spirits of passengers delighted with their experience on this Bluewater... (more)
A classic scene that lasted into the late Eighties. The Super-Charger slams through small-town Milan, passing a tower that will soon be joining so many others in that big layout in the sky.
High short hoods always lent an aura of no-nonsense! Was the Norfolk & Western profitable because they didn't spend revenues frivolously on things like paint?
4615 pulls a single car to a local farm co-op customer in Britton, MI., on a cool spring afternoon.