CM 5086, a C30-7, starts to put together it's coal loads for the northbound journey. Taken from the E Lansing Rd overpass.
SP 4449 finally strolls into Durand after meeting two westbounds just out side Durand, and shortly after the rain had stopped.
2 SD70macs lead 30 cars of mixed freight and also a empty coal train from Essexville which was dropped off in Durand by the HESR, as it passes the Durand Depot.
A CN mixed freight pounds the diamonds in Durand, kicking up dust that glimmers in the last rays of sunlight. A specials thanks goes to John Ryan for the editing of this shot.
The daily Owosso-Osmer road-freight rolls through a rural crossing South of Durand.
The photographer was blessed to have not only a set of matching ex:Central Michigan locomotives, but to have the old GE be leading.
A Westbound CN freight races past the Durand depot as seen from the old GTW caboose on display. Of note is the BC Rail C44-9W which is third in the consist.
HESR 5492 leads the Saturday morning run from Bay City around the Port Huron Wye near the depot in Durand.
396 has made its cut and now pulls down main 1 to shove into the yard.
BNSF 5831 and BNSF 5822 came into durand on train 764 with a load of coal for Essexville and is now leaving with a train of empties for the PRB.
Just before sunset IC 1005 slowly pulls west to clear single track, and then make a cut 1/4 way back in the train and head for the yard.
Central Michigan 5175 and 2001 are approaching the signals along the Huron and Eastern mainline into Durand with zero cars due to the Christmas holiday.
CN 399 stops at New Lothrop Road in Durand to setoff cars that will be placed into the yard for interchange to the Huron and Eastern.
GTW 4901 leads CN 391 out of the yard in Durand and around the Port Huron Wye in front of the depot.
GTW GP38-2 5824 approaches Durand with a westbound.