Four SD40's pull across the Muskegon river in Newaygo and across the biggest bridge on the railroad.
Four SD40's lug a northbound manifest train up Newaygo hill on a beautiful December morning before all the cold and snow kicked in a couple days later.
A rare daylight meet happens at the north end of White Cloud as the Bald Eagle job holds the main waiting for the Turn to clear as the engineer's exchange paperwork.
The 5418 leads the turn around the west wye and into the siding with a 124 car train from CSX. The old PM Coal tower is in the back ground.
With dumping complete on the Ludington sub, the Bald Eagle job shoves back into the east wye to clear up for a massive Turn crew just out of sight behind me.
A large 151 heads south down Newaygo hill as snow starts to fly again. The train will cross the Muskegon river just behind me.
Z151 rolls into White Cloud on this 18 degree day as it starts around the sharp curve in town that used to be part of a wye that broke off and went west to Fremont and Muskegon, South to Grand Rap... (more)
Z151 screams south on a sunny winters day as they head for Grand Rapids with all 3 of MQT's SD40-2's.
Marquette Rail's Trio of SD40-2's highballs south towards Grand Rapids and goes through the Roller Coaster of hills in Grant and does some drift busting as they crest another hill.
Z151 with a trio of SD40-2's is throttled out as it climbs Kopje Hill and will struggle to make the top of the hill with a at tonnage train on the draw bars but will successfully make it over.
3389 leans into the Curve at MP 67 on a Beautiful day as it heads south for Grand Rapids MI with a massive train.
NREX 3181 notches out of a slow order and will try to tackle Kopje Hill where they will end up stalling.
NREX 3181, MQT 3390 and NREX 5418 lead a massive Z151/Turn train south towards Grand Rapids seen a few miles north of Lilley.