The night of March 6th brought the last measurable snow storm of the season. It was a peaceful scene the next morning as P371, flanked by a row of boxcars on one side and FURX 3041 on the other, m... (more)
A clean 9765 leads a dirty 9679 and a load of mixed freight out of Grand Rapids, MI., on warm sunny winter day. The day started out with a fresh 4" snowfall from the night before, but by the time... (more)
I saw one of these almost 20 yrs ago in Sarnia, ON. Next to an NW2 it's one of my favorite switchers.
Got a headsup from GP40 and Scooterb... headed down to Oakland Ave in GR, and here's Q335 slowly heading west with CEFX 3116 and CSX 7620. 03/26/06
(in)Action at Hugart Yard, ex PRR facility in Grand Rapids and a Conrail outpost.
Eastbound BNSF led coal train heading out of Grand Rapids, MI, after a short stop in the Wyoming yard. I was fortunate with the timing on this one with a lower angled, early afternoon sun and the... (more)
Expecting one Chessie RC unit that I knew GR had, I lucked out and caught two sets! Also, behind the U-boat out of view was a Seaboard painted GP40 (which i couldnt get a good shot of), great day!
CSX crosses the mostly frozen Thornapple River approaching Grand Rapids.
My first Michigan sunset illuminates this crossing gate downtown. Boy is it light very late here!
NREX 2943 leading NREX 2903 and NREX 2939 for Marquette Rail reaching Wyoming Yard as Z-151... 77 cars it's pulling along here. 11/26/05
Reading 2101, just off its gig as the American Freedom Train, is dressed up in Chessie colors to celebrate the 150th birthday of the B&O as the Chessie Steam Special.
After a brief stop at Wyoming Yard, X502 heads east out of the yard. Dispatchers were changing shifts.. Gordon got on and let them go, then got clearance through the flagman near Grandville Rd. S... (more)
CSX rented out space to CYDX's stone operations.
Westbound on the Grand Rapids Terminal Subdivisoin.
6106 works the west end of Wyoming Yard as crew members protect both ends