A freshly repainted HESR GP40-2W leads Huron & Eastern's Bay City to Durand turn. Here, the train crew prepares to depart Durand for Bay City.
An ex ATSF C40-8W leads a eastbound CN manifest towards Port Huron.
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 northbound freight approaches the Ann Arbor - GTW diamond south of the depot in Durand, MI. The freight came up the what is known now as the Holly Subdivision, and the diamond for the Ann Arbor ... (more)
CN 5690 hustles east out of Durand towards Flint.
Southbound at sunset...
This GTW GP9 has been around for over a half a century and it has seen a lot of railroad history from big steam engines running Grand Trunk Western's premiere passenger trains to today's modern ES... (more)
A CN SD75I and a BNSF Gevo lead a long westbound through Durand with 133 cars.
With its tail end clearing the GTW main, a pair of Ann Arbor Alco RS-2's throttle up and begin their journey south to Toledo, OH. In just a few years, the Ann Arbor would be no more, trips by the ... (more)
GTW 1776, the Grand Trunk Western Bicentennial unit makes its way west through Durand, MI. after dropping cars in the yard. 35mm slide from my collection, photo by J. Swift.
To commemorate America's Bicentennial, many railroads painted special Bicentennial units in glorious red, white, and blue schemes. One of the best was the one done by Grand Trunk Western, which fe... (more)
After crossing the CN main in downtown Durand, MI., the extra grain train makes its way through the yard and pass under Interstate 69 and head towards Owosso.
BCOL 4609 shoves its train around the High Wye at Durand before departing for Battle Creek.
A rare sight, a solo leader GLC OSTN sits in the yard in Durand awaiting clearance across the diamond after picking up a cut of grain cars to take south.
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.