First time since MQT ownership of the line from CSX, a ballast train is making its way south out of Baldwin MI for Sparta, MI. New on the GW owned MQT rail is the T&P 3000, onsite to show off new... (more)
Marquette Rail's representative G&W locomotive pulls a short ballast train south of Baldwin, MI.
3000 on it's first run since it showed up leads the evening extra out of Manistee.
TZPR 3000, MQT 2008 and GLLX 4433 lead the Manistee extra out of town just before sunset.
TZPR 3000 leads the Manistee Extra out of the yard on a hot and humid evening in north west Michigan. The 3000 is the first G&W orange and black engine on the MQT and is also currently the only G&... (more)
The I&M North Local heads out of Manito for Havanna on a pleasant Sunday morning.
Tazewell & Peoria 3000 spends most of it's time on the Illinois & Midland now days as seen here the 3000 is switching cars at the South end of the I&M's Crescent Yard in Powerton.
Tazewell & Peoria Railroad engineer on GP10 3000 takes hand signals from a crewman on the ground while switching MGP Ingredients Inc. in Pekin, Illinois Riverfront trackage once owned by Conrail.... (more)
A TZPR potash train heads onto the UP Peoria Sub mainline under a canopy of trees. The TZPR access the UP to deliver the potash to an Illinois River dock.
A Tazewell & Peoria transfer job passes through the downtown riverfront district.
TZPR's transfer job from the Iowa Interstate passes the stately ex-Rock Island station on the Peoria riverfront, once again the home of fine dining.
TZPR pulls a short train of interchange traffic from the IAIS through a warehouse district. And, you really can buy kitchen cabinets at the business in the background.
TZPR 3000 at Darst Street heading for Iowa Junction in Peoria, IL
TZPR 701 and 3000 have stopped at Bridge Junction on the Tazewell & Peoria to get paperwork. On the far left you can see the TZPR dispatcher handing up the paperwork.
It's interchange time between the Tazewell & Peoria and Iowa Interstate. The TZPR power takes to the side track while the IAIS waits on the main.