As the sun falls fast on the Friday before Memorial Day weekend, GLC power rests outside the shops after a quick turn south. These tracks have held a lot of history, from Ann Arbor Alco FA's, the ... (more)
A place of lore amongst fans of the Ann Arbor RR, the former shops, now owned and operated by Great Lakes Central RR play host to some interesting operations, and can definitely keep someone busy ... (more)
Stowed away for the day, GLC GP38-2 397 and GP35 390 rest in the engine bays as the last train of the day, the ONTN has left. Special thanks to GLC trainmaster Larry Norton for making this shot po... (more)
G&W is using Great Lakes Central's locomotive repair facility to replace wheel sets on all of Huron and Eastern's locomotives. Here we see HESR 2028 former Central Michigan 2014 underneath the cra... (more)
Three classic EMD GP35 locomotives sit in the shops today. 390, 394 and 385 were all built in 1964 for the Ann Arbor Railroad and all still operate over the same line.
As the sun sets, GLC 393 sits in the yard shortly before making a late night trip down to Osmer to pick up a 90 car unit grain train for the elevator in Oakley.
GLC 399 one of 5 newly purchased GP38-2 sits outside the shops along with other power from that night's OSTN.
Rail America's Central Michigan line and Mid Michigan line are separated by less then 10 miles of SBS owned tracks in Saginaw MI, but due to hassles and cost to use the SBS to move a engine back a... (more)
A pair of GP35's sit outside the shops after just being tied down on D track. This was shot with permission on private property.
Can you smell the paint? GLC 390 sits on A track coupled to GLC 392 awaiting to have the finishing touches put on it, mainly just the reflective tape. With the painting of 390 only 3 GP35's remai... (more)
GLC 392 sits on A track outside the shops in Owosso awaiting some work before it is put back onto the road.
The power off of the OSTN has just arrived back into Owosso and sits on the C track, D track lead. TSBY 2648 sits on B track slowly being parted out to help keep the 385-394 GP35's running.
Shortly after arrival ex-GOT F59PH 533 sits inside the GLC shops wearing a special MDOT paint scheme that will be used on the MITRAIN commuter trains.
Cab shot of the GLC 390, you can see part of the nose of 394 on the left and also can see stored TSBY 1977, 2648 & 2681 everything in this shot has a uncertain future.