HESR power, including GLC 392 which has been leased to the HESR as they have some units rebuilt, sit in the yard in Durand. Photo taken aboard a moving locomotive with explicit permission granted ... (more)
A Blue IC/CN leads a fast moving westbound manifest freight through Perry, MI. shortly before sunset.
As the sun has just about set, a CN eastbound approaches C.P. East Durand as it heads for Port Huron, MI., where it will change crews and head into Sarnia, Ontario.
CN westbound comes out of the sunrise as the train grinds upgrade out of Bancroft, MI.
A lucky catch on a spur of the moment trip, the lone GTW geep that ran out CN L504 heads back to the main yard in Port Huron after spotting a single box car on the end of the seldom used spur to D... (more)
Unfortunately, with radios and computers, it is next to impossible to see a paperwork "Hand-off" anymore. However, a waybill was left in the HESR work truck, and the document was passed off just ... (more)
Gray and rainy skies covered the area as CN 765, an empty coal train begins its journey back to the western coal fields after pulling out of the yard in Durand, MI.
Under cool and rainy skies, CN L502 backs into the yard in Durand as fellow railfan Evan Locke gets his shots of the backing move.
Preparing to make one final shove back, an empty coal train led by HESR 2661, an SD40M-2 casts a light on the depot in the distance.
A sight that 20 years ago was more common, but still different than it will ever be again. A pair of blue GTW geeps back down into the yard in Durand, MI. to work after 4619 went to Pontiac earli... (more)
Awaiting a train west of town, evidence of the true bitter cold was visible on the crossing signals on a quiet February night where temperatures dipped to -5°F.
Westbound rack train 451 passes under the Newberry Rd. bridge with a long train bound for Battle Creek, MI.
A slow moving CN manifest freight rolls under the steam-era Newberry Rd. bridge in one of many strong downpours that covered the area that day.
Awaiting sight of an eastbound on the horizon, a westbound CN mixed freight stops short of an approach signal as to not block any roads before approaching toward to single track that the eastbound... (more)