W003 with 9969, and the Geo train highball westbound along Chicago Drive between Hudsonville and Vriesland. This is the second time the train has made a trip through Michigan in just over a month.... (more)
K682 a unit train of Potash for Webberville grain elevators rolls out of the dip at Vriesland and back up to track speed after getting hit by the HBD.
Ballast was recently dumped on this stretch west of Hudsonville where we see Q326 eastbound. Codeline should be gone in a year as new signals are being installed.
Coming into Hudsonville, heard Q326 clear Zeeland. Headed down the road a bit, and stopped at a farmers crossing. Was happy to see an ex-Conrail in the lead...odd it had it's front and rear marker... (more)
Snarling upgrade with a whopping 137 cars, a special extra section of Q327 rolls along Chicago Drive, heading west towards the city of the same name.
A loaded Herzog Ballast train heads west towards Livingston, MI for unloading tonight. The train is climbing a .83% grade between Hudsonville and Zeeland. The rear SD70MAC seems to be having mecha... (more)
As I'm leaving work, i start heading down Chicago Dr... heard a quick blip on the scanner, look up, and see headlights in the distance. Do a quick turn around, and get into position at 76th St. Ha... (more)