RailPictures.Net Photo: LSRC 800 1166 Lake State Railway EMD GP40-3 at St. Helen, Michigan by Kevin Burkholder
 
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Lake State Railway (more..)
EMD GP40-3 (more..)
LSRC Mackinac Subdivision (more..)
St. Helen, Michigan, USA (more..)
October 15, 2017
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LSRC 800 1166 (more..)
LSRC Pass Extra (more..)
Kevin Burkholder (more..)
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Lake State Railway ran a series of passenger specials for company employees as part of the Family Day events on October 15. The train - with GP40-3s 800 and 1166 bookending the passenger equipment and generator car - is seen crossing Marsh Creek at St. Helen, Michigan with a well placed fast-moving sucker hole. Nearly aborted this location as sustained 35+ MPH winds made it interesting, but when an extremely high series of gusts passed through, the UAS performed an unplanned barrel roll. A few interesting maneuvers and the train arrived with this being the end result.
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