The Mid-Michigan Rail Yard between downtown Muskegon and the Causeway.
That big light is the one that illuminates the boat launch just across the river – making it the launch of choice on early mornings.
Looking up Ryerson Creek from Yuba Street near the old Muskegon Farmer’s Market.
Ryerson Creek way before sunrise on April 7, 2016.
So much so that the far shore couldn’t even be seen and the camera shutter was open for thirty seconds.
Muskegon’s Ryerson Creek just before sunrise on the morning of December 7, 2015.
An old sailboat on Ottawa Street in Muskegon on the morning of October 20, 2015
An inexpensive tripod adapter makes low light shots easy with a smartphone. These are all of the northern rail yard in Muskegon very early on September 22, 2015. As with nearly everything for the last six months, all were shot with an LG G4.
The temperature finally got slightly above stupid this morning. Enough so to head out for the first Muskegon River run of the year.
These are both from a foggy run up the north branch after putting in at Fisherman’s Landing. The fog was so thick that it didn’t burn off until way later in the morning.
What was intended to be a short run to check for leaks and other equipment issues went way longer which explains the arms that feel like overcooked spaghetti!
After so many weeks with single digit temperatures, a 32° morning can seem relatively toasty. That changes after a few long exposures, when the fingers get so numb that they can no longer open the camera shutter.
This Muskegon rail yard picture from last week was taken just before that chilly reality prompted a walk back home.