On a cool, crisp November morning recently reinstated M420W 3504 shoves back on the wye, heading to the roundhouse for the weekend. To the left of the locomotive is one of the remaining D&M troop ... (more)
LSRC M420W 3504 returns after sitting in the Saginaw yard awaiting repairs for quite a while. Most thought that the old Canadian girl was going to be scrapped but to everybody's delight she's back... (more)
Saginaw Bay Southern Rwy train Z127, a Saginaw to Flint and return manifest prepares to depart the yard in Saginaw. The crew pauses for a moment to conduct a job briefing.
The Flint Turn is on the lead for the CSXT Yard on the north side of Flint. The head and rear unit sport the new paint scheme for the Lake States/Saginaw Bay Southern. This is old CSXT trackage th... (more)
4 GP 40's sit at the roundhouse at Saginaw for the evening. The 1st 3 units just got in from a Flint, MI turn. The Lake States and Saginaw Bay Southern are the same company. Seems like to me the L... (more)
As evening falls on the yard at Saginaw, a couple Alco's sits at the roundhouse. The 3515 is pretty much done with her career from the looks of things, while 281 looks like it is just waiting for ... (more)
Fall has come to Alpena, and brilliant explosions of color punctuate tree-lined streets along the Lake State Railway tracks. Today's southbound train is led by Alco C425 181, and it is doubtful th... (more)
3 GP40's pull hard thru Cilo pass the depot with 79 cars in tow. This train is heading to the CSXT at Flint, MI. Track speeds arent very fast with a 25 mph as the top speed on this ex-CSXT trackag... (more)
A southbound freight train rolls along at 25 mph as they past over the south switch at Birch Run. This trackage use to be CSXT trackage, but was sold to the Saginaw Bay Southern about 3 years ago.... (more)
Shot to pieces.
This old crossbuck has lead a rough life. Today she is bent, had bullet holes through here, and probably more. However she still stands strong and guards motorists from Lake State Railway trains.
LSRC 798 leads a shorter train 326 South in the last rays of light, pulling out of yard limits.
LSRC train 326 departs Alpena with a classic Alco in the lead. This is one of the few spots in the Alpena area that you can get fall color and trains in the same shot. For some reason all the best... (more)
The leaves are just beginning to change color and fall along the Huron Sub in Alpena. Here we see LSRC M420W pulling past some color and the ATi Corp.