Just before CN traffic through Cereal City would come to a halt to get two Amtrak’s through town Train 415 came past the Battle Creek Amtrak Station with a newly repainted GMD GP40-2LW.
Powder Basin coal makes its way east over the old Grand Trunk city of Battle Creek.
Miscellaneous engines on the ready track next to the Grand Trunk Western shops in Battle Creek.
Road and yard power being serviced at the engine terminal at Battle Creek, Michigan.
Locomotives lined up waiting for major work at the Grand Trunk Western shops at Battle Creek.
GTW 5701 (ex MP 2047) and 6400 (ex DT&I 400) have cut off of their train in the yard at Battle Creek and are heading for the engine terminal.
A quartet of GP-38s are running with only a cab through Battle Creek, Michigan, on the old mainline. Soon, Conrail and the Grand Trunk Western will consolidate their mainlines through Battle Cree... (more)
A westbound train passes Battle Creek's old Fire Station No. 4, on Kendall Street, which looks more like a train station than a fire station.
This former Alco switcher was rebuilt with a Caterpillar diesel in the GTW shops at Battle Creek. On this day it was working the Post cereal plant in Battle Creek.
This eastbound GTW train is passing the construction site of the Battle Creek Transportation Center which will become the new station for Amtrak.
D&TSL switcher 118 is waiting for the morning GTW yard crew at the east end of the yard in Battle Creek, Michigan, in September of 1983. This little engine was retired before the CN takeover.
GTW 6400 (ex DT&I 400) and 5701 are pulling an eastbound train into the rising sun past the station at Battle Creek, Michigan, in July of 1988.
GTW 1776 and CN 5548 are waiting for the yardmaster to tell them what track their train is on in the yard at Battle Creek, Michigan, in September of 1977.
Ahhh, the smell of the stockyard fills the air as this westbound train waits on the GTW main at Emmett Street for a clear signal to continue on its way. Today, this is the location of the mainlin... (more)
Former Detroit Toledo Ironton 221