The Great Lakes are at record levels and have been for the last couple years resulting in the rivers being well above normal and the Tawas River is no exception. After swapping trains north of tow... (more)
One of the new Lake State slug sets works hard up the grade south out of Alpena with a hefty 57 car train 326.
One of Lake State (and it is Lake State, not "Lake States") Railway's new road slug sets leads a heavy 326 south out of Alpena.
Lake State Railway GP40M-3 4303 leads slug 303 and the 57 cars of southbound train 326 down 10th Avenue, crossing US 23. Alpena, MI.
Comparison of Lake States new on the left and old on the right paint schemes on a pair of standard cabbed EMD's at Lake States yard. Photo taken with permission.