Featuring shortline action from three great Michigan railroads including: Marquette Rail, Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad and the Mineral Range Railroad. Plus Pere Marquette 1225, the 2-8-4 Berkshire, is pulling an excursion train out of Cadillac, Michigan in 2004 and is seen traveling along the rails of the Tuscola and Saginaw Bay Railway.
See Marquette Rail with road freights on the Grand Rapids Sub and switching action in Manistee. See ore hauler, Lake Superior and Ishpeming, pulling ore jennies between the Tilden Pellet Plant and the docks in Marquette. Then the Mineral Range Railroad is seen hauling copper and nickel concentrate from the Eagle Mine at Humboldt to an interchange with the CN at Ishpeming. Diesel power consists of: EMD’s GP9, GP10, GP38-2, SD40-2; GE’s U30C, C30-7, AC44CW, C40-8, C40-8W and C44-9W. Rail footage era 2002, 2004, 2014-2015.