The first train on the Western District since the closure of the Wexford Sand Plant at the end of the line, the GLC Fall Color Train races past a stand of full peak fall color. It's a shame that t... (more)
Hot coffee? Check. Disregard of a vague, empty threat? Ready to disregard. I think this is the time for a coffee break...
While the fall color was less than stellar, and when I say less than stellar, I mean non-existent, the scenery along the GLC Northern District was still excellent as usual. As the train races nort... (more)
While Michigan may be underwhelming as far as terrain changes, the GLC Northern District from Elmira north definitely goes against the grain. The roar of the locomotive charging the twisting grade... (more)
While I have stated time and time again how difficult the climb that Boon Hill on the GLC Western District presents to trains, the climb that Elmira Hill presents to southbound is just as difficul... (more)
While the color most of the way up to Boyne Falls, MI. was a bit flat until Kalkaska, MI. Once we were clear of Kalkaska, the color suddenly was all over, and it was spectacular everywhere we look... (more)
On a better than expected day which originally had steady rain, the SRI Fall Color Train rolls north down Elmira Hill past the former Boyne City, Gaylord, and Alpena Railroad bridge remains just n... (more)
Soo 2719 temporarily breaks the quiet of a perfect late summer afternoon as they continue to head back towards Duluth, MN.