Z127 rolls south towards Flint as it paces along side of Blackmar road between Bridgeport and Birch Run.
Z127 passes the old signals that used to guard the north siding switch for Blackmar but now is just another signal along the line, the siding was torn out a few years ago.
Z127 leans into the curve as it slows for a 10mph slow order a couple blocks behind me.
1179 and a SD40-2 build the southbound Z127 at the south end of Saginaw yard and will soon depart for Flint.
Z127 high balls through Clio past the old PM station and signals.
LSRC 805 & CITX 3095 are southbound and down on train Z127 on a crisp November morning in 2013. At the time, 3095 had only been on LSRC property for 6 months.
Sitting in the Birch Run pass, LSRC 6301, 6302, 303, 4303 sit with 63 manifest from Flint. This is a rare view of sorts, seeing how trains aren't normally detoured to the pass.
Lake State train Z127 is busy in Saginaw yard. After doubling the first 3 tracks of their train, they shove over to 47 track to grab 10 cars from HESR. SD40-2s #6301 and 6302 sandwich SD40 #5921.
LSRC train Z127 is southbound at Knott Rd. This is one of 2 Defect Detectors along this line. The detector is behind me.
LSRC 6302 in the New paint scheme leads ex-GTW 5921 in the old paint scheme south towards Flint with a decent sized train for the CSX.
With 3 Engines behind on the headend, LSRC 1171, 6301 and (at the time) CITX 3095 lead Z127 30 South.
A Sunday late morning Z127 is backing onto their train in Lake State's yard. The sign leaves little doubt who owns the place!
A Sunday late morning Z127 heads south out of Saginaw with interchange for CSX at Flint.
With a beast 117 car train in tow, 3 SD40-2s head southward toward Flint.
A trio of GP40s take a unit grain train Z127 south at Busch Rd. The 1169 and 1174 are two of three locomotives on Lake State's roster still in the gray and yellow TFM paint.