GLLX 3001 sits in front of the old PM coal tower as the daylight crew get's their paper work before heading south for the CSX. 3001 was recently repainted into G&W orange and is now the 3389.
GLLX 3001 is in charge of the 2007 Santa Train and is seen stopped in Scottville. 3001 is ex-CP 5803 and is the only one of the three GLLX SD40-2's to ever receive this paint scheme.
Z151 is seen at the west end of Wyoming yard after coming south from Baldwin. The crew will run back through the yard and eventually head back for home rails.
An outlawed Turn job sits in Stronach for the recrew to arrive. This crew had plowed snow the entire night with the 3001 being the third engine in the consist, the second unit 2008 was the leader ... (more)
Bill and Marshall Beecher grab their shots of Marquette's Z151 as it passes under the historic Colonial Ave overpass. The train is making its second pass after doubling the hill due to rain and w... (more)
3001 leads half a train uphill out of the Muskegon River valley, south of Newaygo. Rain and leaves created a challenge on an earlier hill in their journey, so doubling this hill was a no-brainer.... (more)
Grabbing on wet, leaf infested rails, Marquette's train for CSX at Grand Rapids rolls down through the Manistee National Forest in Western Michigan's backwoods country.
Marquette train Z151 rolls along a branch of the Muskegon River just moments before passing through Newaygo, MI.
Double-Up- It's been years since I've seen a train double-up a hill, voluntarily... This Marquette Rail crew, squeaked up into Brohman, in rain and leaves a few miles back, making the decision to ... (more)
Marquette Rail arriving in Grand Rapids Michigan to pickup a 51 car train of windmill parts headed for Ludington MI.
One of the 3 GLLX SD40-2's on the MQT sit's tied down with the Z151 in Baldwin waiting for the southbound crew to come on duty. 3001 is the only one of the 40's to receive MQT paint.
Kopje Hill has the Z train down to it's knees as they work towards the summit. The sun poked through the clouds just as the train neared my location. The MQT is slated to be sold to Rail America o... (more)
Z 151 is dropping off cars to be delivered to Ludington to the west before heading north to Manistee.
Z 151 is minutes from stopping in the yard in Manistee, MI.
After re-crewing at White Cloud the Z151 heads north toward Baldwin and eventually Manistee, MI.