LSRC 974 leads four units out of the yard in Bay City on its way to points in Northern Michigan.
973 slowly makes its way along the line to Grayling as it heads into the setting sun, passing MP 34. I imagine this is typically a long night for the crew as speeds rarely seemed to exceed 10mph.
974 puts on a good "Alco" show while departing Pinconning with a relatively long train for Grayling.
The Lake State Railway is always a good bet for some interesting consists and this day would prove that true as RS3M #974 leads a GP38M and two M420W’s on the run north towards Pinconning and othe... (more)
The Lake State Railway is always a good bet for some interesting consists and this day would prove that true as RS3M #974 leads a GP38M and two M420W’s on the daily run north towards Pinconning an... (more)
Nose view of RS3m 974.
One of the few RS3's that had its nose cut and a 12-251-C engine put in by Morrison Knudson prepares to leave on train 326. This is that last unit left in the old D&M "Turtle" scheme. It's sister,... (more)
Train 326 in the Alpena Yard, today powered with an Alco RS3m.
MK rebuilt RS-3 and M420W leave the shop for a day's work in Bay City.
KATY 142 rests while GE 44-Ton pulls last passenger train of the season.
Southbound equipment move