LSRC 1177 shoves train 301 into the yard at Marquette St. in Bay City, Michigan.
LSRC 1177 leads train 301 as it approaches the Independence Bridge in Bay City, Michigan.
With the sun barely over the horizon and frost covering the land, the local Alpena job prepares to head back to the yard after switching the LaFarge plant.
The Lake State Railway is busy switching out the LaFarge Cement Plant shortly after sunrise. This LaFarge plant held the title of "Largest Cement Plant in the World" for many years, and was recent... (more)
The Lake State's night freight catches the first light of the day as it rolls over the Thunder Bay River and into yard limits, completing its journey from Bay City to Alpena.
For decades diesels manufactured in Schenectady (and in later years Montreal) pulled trains across this river. With the day of the Alco over on the Lake State Railway, EMD products now rule.
A matching set of Lake State GP40s heads back to the roundhouse for the weekend after bringing in the morning train.
LSRC 1177 leads SBS Z144 southbound through Bay City with another set of empties out of Consumers Energy in Essexville.
LSRC 1177 leads an empty coal train through Saginaw as it proceeds from Consumers Energy in Essexville to McGrew Yard in Flint.
LSRC 1177 is being used to pick up the remaining coal hoppers that were involved in a derailment near Bay City.
SBS crews work at Saginaw Yard to build grain trains that will be forwarded to the CSX at McGrew Yard in Flint.
LSRC 1177 leads the Z126 job in from Bay City as it awaits a signal into Saginaw Yard.
Z127 Blasts across M-57, enroute to Flint, Mi., and interchange with the CSX.
Standing onboard the 1166, I took this photo as engineer while meeting the MMRR in Hemlock, MI.
Light engines enroute to pick up a grain train to Flint..in a winter wonderland! Merry Christmas to all!