Northshore Mining plow extra with veteran SD-18 providing the power.He is going away in this view, plowing the south track on the way to cleanout the CN interchange at Northshore Jct.
A very nice suprise during a visit to the North Shore Mining.This plow extra came out of Silver Bay attached to the rear of northbound empties.He cut off at MP 15 and followed the empties north to... (more)
Headed for Sparta, Michigan and nearing the end of the line in Grand Rapids, The GMTX 2648 makes light work of the remaining snow.
The Plow Extra blasts through the south end of Grant burying a derailment of tank cars that had broke loose of their hand breaks and drifted to disaster a few days prior.
A title wave of snow crashes on road as the Marquette Rail Plow Extra blasts across M 37 just North of White Cloud.
GMTX 2635 pushes Marquette Rail's Russell snowplow through a beautiful winter scene in northern Michigan. The sign on the tree was obeyed. :-)
GMTX 2635 looks right at home in this winter wonderland as it takes a break before pushing the Russell plow onward toward Baldwin, MI.
Fellow RP contributor Aaron Schlegel stands atop our chase vehicle to get a higher perspective of Marquette Rail's first plow run of the year.
The crew of the plow gets a short break while stopping in White Cloud for some windshield washer fluid.
An Iowa Interstate plow train backs into the racks at Iowa City for fuel before pushing on west. IAIS' plow #7511 led the Council Bluffs-Bureau flip after a strong winter storm drifted the eastern... (more)
The Marquette Rail plow extra makes some more work for the Kent County Road Commission plows as it clears the Sparta Ave. crossing.
The Marquette Rail plow extra busts through the State St. crossing in Grant and throws snow everywhere.
An IAIS plow extra heads west towards Iowa City. The plow ran during the previous night, taking care of most of the drifts.
CN has dispatched this former WC spreader to clear sidings of deep snow on the Rainy Subdivision between Duluth and the Canadian Border. Here the crew cruises up the Rainy after just passing over... (more)