After a long wait in the bitter cold with fellow RPer John Ryan, 2373 finally appeared with her companions and a short train just before sunset. The warm light of the setting sun definitely made ... (more)
After a frostbite-inducing wait at Argo Dam with fellow RPer Jim Thias, the Train Gods cooperated and produced a very overpowered southbound Ann Arbor Railroad freight. Business must be down sever... (more)
You can certainly tell who owns this yard from the various types of logos on the equipment as a GP39-2 rests behind half an old boxcar now used as an open air storage shed.
Driving by the new Jeep plant provides this view of the Ann Arbor's yard in Toledo with most of their power currently parked in the engine terminal.
'02' Switches the South End of AA's Yard in Toledo.
Three tattered Ann Arbor GP35s display a comparison of the older livery with operator Michigan Interstate Railway's "ferry in the fog" scheme. The Alco trucks on these units came from traded-in F... (more)
This was a lucky catch! Ann Arbor's one road freight is heading North into the setting sun after working the NS interchange at Milan.
The one Ann Arbor road freight has just made a pick up at the interchange and here is seen crossing the NS mainline on it's way North towards Ann Arbor.
An Ann Arbor switcher is running light past Hallett tower, one of the last manned towers in Toledo.
The Ann Arbor Railroad may not have the most original paint scheme on their new GP39-2's, but they do make the effort to keep them clean. This is northbound train at Argo Dam - a shot I've wanted ... (more)
The afternoon sun breaks out as an Ann Arbor GP38 works on the north side of Toledo Ohio.
After picking up interchange from the TSBY at Osmer, north of town, the daily Ann Arbor turn comes back through the city, passing the old station that's been converted to a Montessori school.
Two of the Annie's ex-Conrail GP38s work the south end of Osmer siding, interchanging with the Tuscola & Saginaw Bay. For a modern view of this scene, check out SeanK97's picture 220684.
Basically a stub of its former self (but much more profitable), the Annie brings interchange from the TSBY down Osmer Hill into Ann Arbor. For comparable views of this scene, see picture 155382 f... (more)
MI RS-2 303 works the old AA Owosso yard. In 1977 Michigan Interstate became the Designated Operator of the Ann Arbor RR and purchased 2 RS-2s from the GBW #301 & 303. Another DO Lin... (more)