A Late ONTN meets the Sunset just a few miles North of Ithaca.
With over 3 quarters of the train being loads, GLC 382 & 396 head south enroute to Owosso.
Southbound ONTN slows as it enters the city limits of Alma with GLC 390 on the point.
A pair of ex-Ann Arbor GP35's still earning their keep pull several plastic pellets hoppers onto the wye at Clare before crossing Main Street.
After having a brief chat, the ONTN crew hops on the Cadillac power to take to Owosso. The CSTN crew hops on the Northbound power and doubles to the northbound cut. After getting clearance, CSTN r... (more)
With color coming very late this year, this pocket that has been good to me in the past is just now getting good. With 50 loads from Ron Brown, the ONTN races through the tunnel kicking up fallen... (more)
About 10 days ago, on my way back home, I made a stop to check the color at this spot, and it was nice, but it wasn't ready quite yet, it just had not warmed up enough. Fast forward back to today... (more)
The color this fall has been some of the best I have seen in years, and in many places was beyond spectacular. While this spot north of Carland has never failed me, it was beyond incredible this y... (more)
Glowing like a fire, the fall color in Woodland Park was at near peak as the GLC ONTN throttles up out of Ithaca, MI. and could not be dampened by gray, drizzly skies.
A midday meet between the GLC ONTN and the GLC CSTN in the northern end of Clare Yard. This is the only place on the railroad where a meet between 2 trains is fairly common as it is the the northe... (more)
Only about 30 minutes from home base, the GLC ONTN makes a mad dash through a thick tunnel of lush green leafy trees.
The Shepherd Elevator Trackmobile operator takes a break to watch the GLC ONTN roll south past the elevator as they were told to halt operations until the train cleared town and the siding.
The GLC ONTN enters the small village of Pompeii, MI. as it passes through a brief snow squall with a CSX grain train loaded at the Middleton grain complex. This train will eventually reach CSX vi... (more)
The GLC ONTN heads west to Middleton as it busts snow drifts at a healthy 10 mph on the Middleton Branch.
Not quite full peak, but near peak colors in this small area create a tunnel of color as the GLC ONTN races southbound with a short train bound for Owosso, MI.