The Burlington invades Michigan. One of the Lake State Railway's "alco killers" leads train Z126, the Saginaw to Bay City local, through the streets of Bay City.
CSXT 5237 leads a light engine move from the Consumers Energy plant in Essexville to the yard in Flint to return CSX their units after pulling up a loaded coal train.
Having just left Winona yard 20 minuets earler, headed for Saginaw, and finally Durand, HESR 8802 leads 5175 & 5086 as they pass cars waiting to enter the Michigan Sugar Company, as dark snow clou... (more)
702 departs Bay City with a over powered short tank train heading to Durand, 701 would return north with 109 cars and just the C30-7's.
A pair of BNSF SD70MAC's team up to bring a loaded coal train under the Independence Bridge in Bay City. The power will then run around to the opposite end of the train and pull it the remaining 1... (more)
Lake State Railway 1166 and 281 team up to power the Z126 local through Bay City. There was only two cars that needed to be brought back to Saginaw that afternoon.
NECR 3852 leads Huron and Eastern Train 701 through a residential area of Bay City's Southwest side. The 3852 arrived on the HESR in late 2008 from its Rail America sister road to provide extra un... (more)
Ex-MoPac U-boat at RailAmerica's Huron & Eastern locomotive shop along with MNN ex-DM&E (nee NKP/N&W) GP9 1471. Photographed on property with permission.
"The Rocket'" arrives back at Wenona Yard at sunset after making the trip down to Durand and back. The train is doing some final switching before it ties up for the night.
LSRC 381 leads Saginaw Bay Southern train Z126 as it approaches Michigan Avenue in Bay City on trackage formerly operated by CSX.
BNSF 9690 leads a loaded coal train along North Water Street in Bay City as the crew prepares the train for the move into Consumers Energy.
This train is the normal 702 we see everyday, but with an added twist. Today we see LSRC 1166 with a bad turbo on the train headed for the Great Lakes Central Railroad in Owosso Mi. The LSRC 116... (more)
Roster shot of CM 2014 sitting in the yard while the crew goes out to lunch.
LSRC 1177 leads SBS Z144 southbound through Bay City with another set of empties out of Consumers Energy in Essexville.