With her fast freight seeming to stretch forever into the distance, Nickel Plate Road's Berkshire #765 highballs south through the Michigan countryside.
400 tons of Swiss Watch That's the impression you're left with the first time you watch the passage of a Lima Berkshire Locomotive up close and at track speed. The lighting and the angle ... (more)
Few man-made machines can match the magnetism of steam locomotives at work. They create a spectacle wherever they go.
The War is over. Fancy F units from EMD are being assigned to luxury passenger trains but steam reigns supreme on the Pere Marquette when it comes to moving freight across the heartland. Times a... (more)
NKP 765 chugs across central Michigan with a 31 car freight train for Owosso.
The illusion of speed was no illusion... Welcome back #1225! Having captured both NKP #765 and more)
SP #4449 often coined "the Most Beautiful Engine in the World" seen here in a Railroad: Southern Pacific RailroadLocomotive: Steam 4-8-4Location: Bannister, Michigan, USALocomotive #: SP 4449Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: July 24, 2009
SP 4449 leads the Friday excursion toward Alma, MI during Train Festival 2009.
"Nickel Plate High Speed Service" Apparently, the tag line applies to it's passenger service as well. A Railroad: Nickel Plate RoadLocomotive: Steam 2-8-4Location: Bannister, Michigan, USALocomotive #: NKP 765Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: July 25, 2009
4449 heads back to Owosso. It probably isn't hard to guess what this kid is thinking at the moment of what he wants to be when he grows up.
SP 4449 on her way back to Owasso.