Amtrak P42DC 119 pulls the Pennsylvanian 43 out of Altoona and up the grades of the Appalachians, only running an hour behind schedule.
GLC nos 385 and 397 both push and pull as they transfer cars from the GR&I yard to the AA yard, while the Cadillac Casting Inc. dwarfs both of them!
Ridin' in style.
An aging MLW leads train 327a through the streets of Alpena on a gloomy June morning.
Go MLW! GO! With the plow in the middle of the state, the Lake State ran a lone unit a short ways through town to clear the way, seen here blasting through a snowbank and smoking it up. Alpena has... (more)
LSRC 3500 leads a three pack of mixed paint down 10th ave in Alpena. The train is destined for Bay City, MI.
A classy Alco leads train 326 through downtown Alpena. If you look to the right of the crossbuck you can see my secondary camera set up for taking video.
Back from the dead. After catching fire on the Mackinac Sub. last week LSRC 181 leads train 327a into Alpena in the sweet morning light. I'm very glad to see that this old girl isn't gone.
LSRC C425M 281 leads train 326 into the "cheater's street running" section of 10th ave. A model of the 281 in D&M decals was released by Atlas Model Railroading in HO scale.
Lake State Railway train 327a pulls off of the "cheater's street running". My railfan van (used for elevation at times) can be seen to the left of the train.
Train 326 pulls off of the "cheaters street running" and onto the approach for the Thunder Bay River Bridge. If you look on the left side of the photo you can see my railfan mobile. The crew has a... (more)
M420W 3500 leads train 326 down a stretch of "cheater's" street running in Alpena. Alpena had a real stretch of street running along Fletcher Street that was abandoned a few years ago.
This is as close to street running as you can get in Alpena anymore. Lake State Railway M420W 798 kicks up dust as it pulls along 10th Ave.