Now commonly referred to as Shoving Platforms, Cabooses are still in use on many local and industry jobs in order to provide safety and a bit more comfort for Conductors having to shove long dist... (more)
Between Yard assignments, BLE 907 sits on the "New Lead" just in front of the Battle Creek West Tower. The New Lead serves as pocket for Yard Engines in the East Yard. Even though Im no... (more)
GLLX 4433 still looking good in Ex GTW paint. Originally built in August of 54 as GTW 1757, later became GTW 4433 and now wears GLLX lettering. Endeavor is serviced by the Grand Elk and I believe ... (more)
Sitting in the "Old Pitt", BNSF 644 is in good company with old paint. The GTW 5812 has also seen a better day paint wise. Nice to find a gem in the rough once in a while.
An old girl that has seen better days, The EMDX 91 sits behind Progress Rail in La Grange. This engine started life in 1998 as an SD90MAC-H and has undergone much testing over the years.
The Arcelor Mittal 008 pulls an empty Bottle Train out of the Indiana Harbor Plant. The job will then shove out to hand off the train to the NS.
B 57 works ROCK TEN paper mill in Battle Creek. As brought up in another photo, this industry is served by a State Owned piece of track maintained by Amtrak.
This is the Electrically driven Turntable that serves as the heart of the IHB Gibson Roundhouse. The Roundhouse was built in 1906 by the CI&S Railroad.
Unfortunately the Roundhouse doesn't see t... (more)
Just behind Hammond Lead Products between 165th and Osborn, The NS 4711 leaves a small cut on a siding. Osborn is a cool spot where the NS crosses the IHB just of the South East end of Gibson Yard... (more)
Here is another Roundhouse that doesn't see the action that it used too. This is the East End of IHB Gibson Yard. The IHB 2161 sits just outside the House waiting for who knows what. The fuel dock... (more)
B 57 heads West through CP GORD. The Control Point spans the North Branch of the Kalamazoo River. The Washington Street overpass span crosses at almost the exact same location.
Destine for Camp Graying Michigan, L 300 stops in Battle Creek for a brief Crew Change. The train is just leaving the South Bend Sub and getting onto the Flint sub as it heads for the Lake State R... (more)
The BLE 907 works the yard as M 399 Doubles out to the South Bend Sub.
B 57 works West Rock AKA Rock Ten paper mill of the Battle Creek to Kalamazoo line now owned by Amtrak.
X 319 Pulls out of Battle Creek about to hit MP 175. CN requires conductors to call out any restrictions for the next 10 miles at every mile post that ends in 5.