How is “Battle Creek” already in Episode 9? It feels like yesterday that we had our premiere party but that was two months ago! I have come to love this show and the characters. On this week’s episode, we got to see a lot of the real Battle Creek. They started the show off with a sequence of different shots in the real city. We see trains, aerial shots, and monuments. Here is what I saw from the real Battle Creek this week: Trains

In the opening sequence, they show a lot of shots of the real Battle Creek. Imported ImageThere are a lot of trains in these shots. That is pretty accurate for this town. If you come to Battle Creek, it is very likely that you will see or hear a train. You cannot get into downtown without going over train tracks. In fact, you cannot get into downtown without going over train tracks. It is very likely that you will be stopped by a train when you are trying to get into downtown. I often do on my way to work or on my way home.



Imported ImageAlso in the opening sequence is a shot of the Sojourner Truth monument. Sojourner Truth was a former slave, who escaped to her freedom in 1826. She traveled the country preaching about the abolition of slavery, women’s rights, and the rights of freedom. She settled in Battle Creek in 1866. She lived out the rest of her life here. For more information on Sojourner Truth, please visit the website.

Battle Creek in General

Imported ImageThere is a shot where the whole team is talking about the case. There is a large map of Battle Creek on the corkboard in the scene. That is a map from the real Battle Creek.

We also get to see a lot of aerial shots. Look closely and you can see the Kellogg Headquarters, Battle Creek Tower, Imported ImageHeritage Tower, McCamly Plaza Hotel, and the Federal Center. It is a great view of the real Battle Creek!

There are only 4 episodes left of season 1 of “Battle Creek”. I cannot wait to see what else they do with the show!