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  1. Wet Snow

    Wet Snow

    Another shot taken in Emmet, Mi after another unsucessful evening of bowhunting. Amtrak 88 gets some long exposure with a flash. Dan
  2. Just the Locos

    Just the Locos

    What? No train? Two UP units making their way to Port Huron on the Mt. Clemens Sub. There is a first time for everything and I have not seen this lash-up before on the Mt. Clemens Sub of CN (GTW). Dan
  3. April Ice

    April Ice

    On my Birthday, I was treated to an overnight icestorm. The drive in from work in the morning was bad, but with the Nikon in the truck I was able to capture some NS power (ex-CR) on the CN Mt. Clemens Sub. Its rare to se CN use foreign power for its sole movers of their trains... usually a CN...
  4. Winter Revisited in Emmet

    Winter Revisited in Emmet

    The morning was cold and crisp and my hunting successes were nill. After braving the cold tree stand and having my fingers numb to the cold chill, I stepped down and left my sister's farm for home. While passing through Emmet, MI I saw an IC unit in the spur to the elevator. The crew climbed...
  5. Waiting for a Crew

    Waiting for a Crew

    With the crew out of time, the power idles and the crew waits for its taxi and a required rest period. The sun was low and the temps were getting cooler in the shade of the loco. Dan
  6. Stormy Night Train

    Stormy Night Train

    It was the first spring thunderstorm and my first attemps at night photography with the Nikon 4500. Lets just say this was the best shot of the night. My tripod leg clamp broke, the camera became loose and moved, and I had it on the wrong setting when the train initially passed by. Oh well...
  7. GTW and Sun

    GTW and Sun

    If you look at my other photo titled Red white and GT Blue, you will see the original photo unedited. With dismal weather and a otherwise good photo one can merge the the two to make a greatly improved shot. I used Paintshop Pro 7 and both photos were taken with my Nikon 4500 digital. The...
  8. Durand Railroad Days

    Durand Railroad Days

    Just got out of the car when Tuscola and Saginaw Bay pulls their passenger cars down to Durand Union Station to start their tours durning the Durand Railroad Day festival in Durand, Michigan. Nikon 4500 was the camera used.
  9. Spring Ice Storm

    Spring Ice Storm

    A CN train waits as a spring ice storm unleashes its havoc in Wadhams, Michigan. Edited with Paint Shop Pro from two images taken with a Nikon 4500.
  10. Spring Sun

    Spring Sun

    I was heading back from my sisters in May of 1991 and heard the CN crew on a westbound complaining of not being able to see the signals due to the sun set. I pulled a left onto a south bound dirt road and waited to catch the train for a shot. Sure enough the sun shades were down when they went...
  11. Jet Blower

    Jet Blower

    12+ inches of snow in November of 2002 made a crew man this jet blower to clear the switch points on the old PH&D line now owned by CSX.
  12. John Deere Power

    John Deere Power

    The grain elevator in Imlay City, MI using its "green" loco of sorts.
  13. Derailment lapeer, MI

    Derailment lapeer, MI

    On January 31, 2001 an eastbound CN train derailed west of Lapeer, MI dumping a few empty hoppers off the rails.
  14. Memorial


    The momument speaks its own description. This is located at the Durand Union Station in Durand, MI.
  15. MTM Baldwin

    MTM Baldwin

    MTM owns this Selfridge Baldwin. This one was actually used at Selfridge ANGB before they discontinued rail service with GTW. GTW supplied the coal for the boiler plants before the base turned to natural gas for heat.
  16. MTM Alco

    MTM Alco

    MTM's Alco at Selfridge ANGB, MI

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