The Plow Extra shoves through White Cloud.
A derailment from a few nights before gets buried just a little bit deeper as the GMTX 2648 shoves through headed for Grand Rapids.
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. :-)
The DM&E Plow extra is stopping at Ossian to wait for 579 coming out of Marquette. This crew started at 06:30 this morning at Mason City and will work to Marquette today. This plow mainly flanges ... (more)
The DM&E Plow extra is stopped at Calmar to check over the plow and get a bite to eat. This crew is working on the Mason City Sub today between Mason City and Marquette to flange and widen drifts.... (more)
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 DM&E extra works east with their Russell Plow out of Mason City. Here the crew is flanging east of Calmar. Heavy plowing west of Calmar ended up breaking a chain that hold the wings in, so the... (more)
The crew of the plow gets a short break while stopping in White Cloud for some windshield washer fluid.
The Plow Special makes it way South across the Muskegon River toward Grand Rapids.
Today is a good day to stay clear of the crossing as the GMTX 2635 shoves through.
On it's way out of Manistee, Marquette Rail's Plow Extra rolls through BB's Curve at 10mph. Engineer Linus Starring has the throttle of Marquette Rail's GMTX 2635.