E945 has come to a brief stop next to a dead E949 before continuing on westward. 945 is bringing coal empties from the east side of Michigan, and 949 from the west side, and both will eventually ... (more)
After coming down one of the steepest grades in Michigan, 9372 picks up speed as it heads into an elevated curve.
9372 leads a load of coal empties through the west Michigan countryside.
Several railfans get a different perspective of E945 as it rolls slowly into Grand Rapids, shortly before stopping in CSX's yard for a crew change.
9354 leads an empty coal train through the small town of Sunfield on a beautiful spring afternoon.
9354 leads a train of empty coal cars west over the Grand River.
9537 heads into the evening sun with a train of empty coal cars as it nears CSX's yard in Wyoming, MI.
BNSF 7630 leads an empty coal train back to Wyoming after servicing Consumer Energy's powerplant in Essexville, MI.
9537's horn blast startled a couple of redwing blackbirds that had been enjoying some peace and quiet in this rural setting. Oddly, their only course of escape was in FRONT of the very thing that... (more)
On a bitter cold winter morning, coal train CSX E945, led by BNSF 6043, refuels in Grand Rapids, MI, on its way to the BNSF yard in Cicero, IL. Freshly fallen snow from the previous day along wit... (more)