LSRC 1177 leads the Z126 job in from Bay City as it awaits a signal into Saginaw Yard.
The crew of train 325 pulls the 371 out of the shed to go switch the LaFarge cement plant.
The 371 after just being shut down in the shed for the weekend. Photo taken with permission.
Caked with snow.
The yard crew puts the 371 into the shed for the rest of the weekend. Photo taken with permission.
After being told by the crew that there would be no movement for 45 minutes, the photographer created Morgan: The Unofficial snowman of the Lake State Railway. Yes, in case you're wondering, I scr... (more)
The power from the inbound road freight was parked on the wye for the weekend enabling the photographer to frame the power using the remains of old NDYX cars. Photo taken with permission.
The crew tied the power from the inbound road freight up in just the right spot, so the photographer decided to do another attempt at shot he's been working at for a while.
The claw of death has arrived in Alpena. Thankfully though it's not here for the 975...yet. Photo taken with permission.
Morning train crosses the river as the season's first measurable snowfall blasts the area.
Two old troopers. After battling trough slippery roads all day, the photographer thought he would "reward" his vehicle by including it in the shot.
Just as the heavy snow begins to fall, train 326 departs Alpena.
M420W 3500 rests inside of the roundhouse. Photo taken with permission.
Catch her while you can...RS3m 975 has seen a lot in her time. She now sits on the side of the Alpena Roundhouse dead. Her future unknown, one doesn't know if she'll be here the next day. Taken wi... (more)
On a beautiful November morning the photographer was lucky to catch an old Alco Century working the Alpena Yard job. According to sources the old D&M Alcos will be gone by the end of 2009.