You can't always get what you want. Like BCOL 4625 in the lead on 399, but we will take what we can get. Here 399 waits for a crew change before heading west.
Power for B34 sits by the office at Hinman Yard.
399 rounds the bend by the Battle Creek Air Port and heads toward Chiacgo.
395 gets permission to depart Battle Creek and heads out of the Yard toward Michigan Ave.
Notch 8 and screaming, this lone SD75I crests the hill out of Battle Creek at a crawl. This X391 could have used an other unit on the head end today.
X394 winds it's way through down town Battle Creek as it heads into the yard on Main Two.
The comment on the air was, "You've got a train of engines.". Here is the line up; CN 2112, 8941, 5706, IC 6204, CN 2133, 2637 & 5771. This string of Seven engines was set out by West Tower in th... (more)
399 charges by C.P. GORD as heads west out of Battle Creek Yard.
521 has a marker and an air test is ready to head out of the yard and down the South Bend Sub.
After setting out a cut of cars on the pickup tracks by Michigan Ave, BCOL 4607 is placed by West Tower until ordered for another train later in the day.
Auto Rack Train 451 pulls the grade to C.P. McAllister at the east end of the CN Yard in Battle Creek.
Having run through the evening from Kirk Yard, X332 waits for a signal at Helmer Road. Having no work in Battle Creek, X332 will pull through to Burrows Road for a crew change.
Beautifl morning for a 399.
8939 waits on a lead by West Tower as train 399 with the CN 5694 pulls a cut of cars out of the yard.
The Scanner is still blaring "Mile, One Six Six Point Six, Main TWO, West Bound" as 391 blasts across MN Avenue. 391 was run west on Two this day.