MQT 3389 (Z151) Leads a four unit short manifest North to Grant Michigan through a farm field in Casinovia Michigan
MQT 3389 and two other units rest in Sparta Michigan in the HESR yard after a snow dump the night before
Marquette Rail’s Z151 cruises over the Muskegon River in Newaygo, led by 3389, 3406, and 3390.
MQT 3389 exits the Grand River crossing on the CSX rails at Market Ave. in downtown Grand Rapids Michigan
MQT 3389 runs South on the CSX rails towards downtown Grand Rapids Michigan
Marquette Rail's Z151 rolls north on CSX rails, crossing the Grand Rapids Eastern RR diamond at Fuller. GR 2104 can be seen waiting for a signal across in the background.
MQT's turn job arrives into Sparta MI to end out their round trip from Sparta to Baldwin and back. In a few hours the night Z151 crew will come on duty and take the train south to CSX.
After a night of heavy snow, MQT 3389 and company lead a rather long Turn train through a winter wonderland north to Baldwin where it will be handed over to the Eagle crew to be switched out.
After a long night and a decent wait for the bridge, the MQT's Meteor makes its way across the Manistee River shortly after a amazing sunrise in west Michigan.
Four SD40's pull across the Muskegon river in Newaygo and across the biggest bridge on the railroad.
Four SD40's lug a northbound manifest train up Newaygo hill on a beautiful December morning before all the cold and snow kicked in a couple days later.
The 3389 and three other SD40-2's are on the north side of Sparta just after sunrise waiting to head north to Baldwin and return.
With dumping complete on the Ludington sub, the Bald Eagle job shoves back into the east wye to clear up for a massive Turn crew just out of sight behind me.
3389 ex-GLLX 3001 leads 22 loads of stone as the crew slowly creeps ahead dumping the stone. All but 1 of the cars are ex-ICG Coke cars now SGVY Sugar Beat/stone cars. MQT 3158 caboose is on the r... (more)
A large 151 heads south down Newaygo hill as snow starts to fly again. The train will cross the Muskegon river just behind me.