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  1. Detroit Edison Coal Train

    Detroit Edison Coal Train

    DEEX coal train heading to the St. Clair Power Plant on the CSX old Port Huron and Detroit RR line. Paintshop Pro editing added the darkening to the photo. The power plant in the behind the train is the Marysville DTW plant... now out of service.
  2. Sunset Edit

    Sunset Edit

    An eastbound waiting to go into the St. Clair River Tunnel at Port Huron (with a little digital photo shop editing).
  3. April Sunset at Tunnel Yard

    April Sunset at Tunnel Yard

    It has been a while since I have done any RR photography... gas prices are one of the reasons and time to do it since I no longer live next to the tracks. In anycase an outing with my son to the Port Huron Amtrak station, at the east end of the old GTW Tunnel Yard, was rewarded with some...
  4. April Sunset at Tunnel Yard

    April Sunset at Tunnel Yard

    It has been a while since I have done any RR photography... gas prices are one of the reasons and time to do it since I no longer live next to the tracks. In anycase an outing with my son to the Port Huron Amtrak station, at the east end of the old GTW Tunnel Yard, was rewarded with some...
  5. DME Huron, SD

    DME Huron, SD

    A DME train crosses the river outside of Huron, South Dakota
  6. Dawn with no more Trains

    Dawn with no more Trains

    In July of 2005, CSX vacated it Port Huron "Boat Yard" due to its sale to Acheson Ventures. They yard, tracks and property will be converted from everything to a marshes, marinas, and condos. Since the late 1800s there was always trains in Port Huron, MI. Now they are gone from the...
  7. Early Morning in Port Huron

    Early Morning in Port Huron

    Early Sunday morning in Port Huron shows an almost empty CSX Port Huron Yard. The mix of locos, slug, and some rolling stock is a far cry of the capacity of this small yard. The operations will end this month. Only a few more morning like this left with trains in Downtown Port Huron, MI. Dan
  8. Still Holding On

    Still Holding On

    A visit far from its home lines, SBD 2667 has been calling Port Huron, MI home off and on this year. Here parked in an almost empty Port Huron Yard, once Pere Marquette's Boat Yard, the days are coming to an end this month. Operations in Downtown Port Huron will end and so will a bit more...
  9. Ducks n Snow

    Ducks n Snow

    Michigan has such great weather extremes! Just 4 days prior to this picture being taken on April 24th, 2005, it was 80 degrees in Port Huron. Now its 30 degrees and snowing hard at CSX's Port Huron Yard.
  10. CSX Power at Port Huron Yard

    CSX Power at Port Huron Yard

    The days are numbered for railroading in downtown Port Huron. This is the CSX Power on hand on March 29th, 2005.
  11. The Old Pere Marquette Depot in Port Huron

    The Old Pere Marquette Depot in Port Huron

    Pere Marquette Depot serves as the CSX Offices in Port Huron, Michigan. Soon this will be vacated and CSX will move all of their Yard Operations south to a new railyard due to the present location being developed as a boat landing and shorline commercial developement later this year.
  12. Pushing Hard

    Pushing Hard

    CN Train 391 switches cars at GTW (CN) Tunnel Yard in Port Huron, Mi. The train has a mixture of GTW, BNSF, and CN Power. GTW 5932 is in CN Paint Scheme and is the third loco from the head end.
  13. The Profile Shot

    The Profile Shot

    CN 2668 idles as it waits for the signal to back up as it switches cars in Port Huron Yard.
  14. Leaving Tunnel Yard

    Leaving Tunnel Yard

    Some how my text was wrong... This is from September of 2004. A CN Freight pulls west out of Tunnel Yard in Port Huron, Michigan.
  15. Navigational Aid

    Navigational Aid

    Some times the lack of trains almost make up for it in the shot... almost that is. On the day before of the Port Huron to Mackinaw Yacht Race (There was an Austrailian boat in it) many of the boats in the race are lashed and docked in the Black River in Downtown Port Huron. As I took the shot I...
  16. Black River Bridge

    Black River Bridge

    Pere Marquette Railroad's Black River Bascule Bridge lasted longer than its name sake. Located at the mouth of the Black River in Port Huron, Mi. No longer used, it has been an aid to mariners and an eyesore to city planners. The cost to bring it down is more than the city would like to pay, so...
  17. Setting Out

    Setting Out

    A CSX trainman waits as the loco pulls a string of covered hoppers and LPG tankers into the small 32nd Street Yard in Port Huron. This is on the old PH&D Line.
  18. Check Your Mirror...

    Check Your Mirror...

    A good driver will check their mirror before changing lanes. CSX GP-15t sets out a string of cars on the old Port Huron & Detroit yard south of the round house. CSX now operates on the PH&D since they bought it in the mid 1980s. Ram 1500, Nikon 4500, and a warm June day in Port...
  19. Michigan Floods

    Michigan Floods

    A CN frieght train heads east for Tunnel Yard in Port Huron on the Grand Trunk Western Mt. Clemens Sub. Kimball, Mi received over 6 inches of rain in 24 hours. I walked down the street to photograph the flooding, catching the train rolling through between more storms. I would have loved to take...
  20. Spring Sunset

    Spring Sunset

    A CN train slowly rolls by near my house as it heads for Tunnel Yard in Port Huron, Michigan. This late evening sunset was in April. The warm spring evening brought some thunderstorms later that night.



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