Grand Elk RR train 302 Relief crew slowly rolls across the Saint Joe River in Three Rivers, Michigan at 00:55 hours
Grand Elk train 303 climbs the hill towards Bradley, MI. with a very heavy train doing about 15mph as it approaches the 10th street overpass on a very warm August afternoon at 17:10 hours.
As fall colors slowly working their way in, GDLK's transfer job from CSX's Wyoming Yard is on their way back to Hughart Yard in Grand Rapids.
WAMX 4124 and 4206 head south with a short but heavy train. In the Conrail era (and perhaps even before), this section of track was the "Carl" block.
Grand Elk train 303, the Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo road local, gets underway after working Green Valley. WAMX 7030 was transferred to the Grand Elk from the Wisconsin & Southern and was their numb... (more)
Grand Elk's 303 rolls south through Moline past a much smaller engine!
Northbound Grand Elk train 302 with WS SD40M 4076 rolls by the NS 1066 NYC Heritage unit in the siding awaiting its crew the following afternoon to return loads of grain From Anderson's near White... (more)
303 switches Bay in Wayland which is one of Grand Elks Larger customers on the north end of the railroad. Crews can spend several hours switching here.
303 is all doubled up and pulls south as they wait for a track authority south.
4124 and 4077 roll north towards Grand Rapids after switching Bay Valley in Wayland. Large thunderstorms are building miles away to the east and are seen behind the power.
After interchanging with the NS the 4002 heads back north for Kalamazoo.
4124 and 4125 notch up from a stop after making a pick up and set up on the north side of town.
After a nasty derailment, Hulcher works to get the single track main open between Elkhart and Kalamazoo.
A local Grand Elk crew brings a transfer run into Hughart Yard from both CSX and the Grand Rapids Eastern interchange at Fuller.
The Grand Elk train 105 gets it's NS Track Authority to occupy Main Two and Permission from BO for the BO Secondary from Botsford Yard to the Gibson Switch and points south. Here the WAMX 3806 le... (more)