A late running Q335 with a CEFX blue bird and a CSX SD80MAC roll into Grand Rapids and are just a few miles from their destination.
JLCX now HZRX 8542, 8534 and 8555 have been parted out and handed over to the scraper and will soon meet their demise. A fourth 90 was cut cut a few weeks later.
A trio of CP GP9's await the cutters torch and will soon be sliced, diced and loaded into the gons behind the engines.
The Manistee yard job rolls through East Lake as it heads for Stronach where the Meteor crew will get on and take it south.
Z151 is departing, Sparta with a 14000T train for the CSX after doubling it all together here in Sparta.
One of the many Rosie's that keep these berks running at night in between running fast freights across Michigan poses at the turntable shack with the 1225 in the background.
303 Pulls ahead after making a cut to spot and pull a local agriculture place in town as my good friend Trevor tries to drive the wooden train but had no success but we were able to get some good ... (more)
WATCO who? A scene that looks like it is around Janesville WI with the WSOR and UP power leading the way is actually Grand Elk's train 303 as it works it's way south from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo... (more)
303 switches Bay in Wayland which is one of Grand Elks Larger customers on the north end of the railroad. Crews can spend several hours switching here.
303 is all doubled up and pulls south as they wait for a track authority south.
A large 151 heads south down Newaygo hill as snow starts to fly again. The train will cross the Muskegon river just behind me.
Z151 rolls into White Cloud on this 18 degree day as it starts around the sharp curve in town that used to be part of a wye that broke off and went west to Fremont and Muskegon, South to Grand Rap... (more)
Z151 screams south on a sunny winters day as they head for Grand Rapids with all 3 of MQT's SD40-2's.
GLC ONTN Pulls into Rosebush to make a pick up of loaded grain cars.
3000 shoves a cut of cars into Ludington yard from Oxy. MQT 3389 is behind the second car and the old C&O coal tower can be seen at the far end of the yard.