With threats of 3 inches of snow on Thursday earlier in the week, I elected to use a day off I had earned at work on Friday, as I wanted to light up the 1225 in the snow. Well, Owosso happened to... (more)
As the cab of Pere Marquette 1225 fills with steam, the engineer sits calm and collected as he blows down the engine prior to departure for the North Pole (Ashley, MI).
Pere Marquette 1225 begins its morning trip from Owosso to Ashley, MI on the North Pole Express. Snow falls as she leaves town, giving a sense of authenticity to the experience i'm sure all these ... (more)
Pere Marquette 1225 begins its morning trip from Owosso to Ashley, MI on the "Polar Express". The train passes by the former Woodard Furniture Company building, now a condo. These people on board ... (more)
Under Wabash control, the Ann Arbor had only two Alco RS-1's Nos.20 and 21. Number 21 was assigned in September 1962 to local service at Owosso, Michigan. Photo taken from my slide collection, pho... (more)
Working in Port Huron the last 2 weeks during the weekdays, it has severely hindered my ability to shoot GLC as they work weekdays just like me. However, as normal, I went home during the weekend... (more)
A pair of Lima Locomotive Works' finest products, NKP 765 and SP 4449, simmer around the turntable at the Steam Railroading Institute during a night photo session for Train Festival 2009.
After months of prep work and lots of hours painting, GLC 393 has finally made its way into GLC Blue and unconventional silver as a secondary color as part of the 10th anniversary celebration of t... (more)
The only yellow remaining on GLC 393 is under the conductor, and the unveiling of the "Ferry in the Fog" scheme that was originally applied when it was owned by Ann Arbor. In a few short... (more)
After running down light to Osmer to pick up a CSX grain train, GLC 397 is split from GLC 398, and the 397 put back onto the CSX train before making the last leg of the trip up to The Anderson's e... (more)
Around the sweeping curve at King Rd enroute to Carland.
Shoving back towards Owosso on the branch to Henderson while the other photographers take a lunch break. Next up is an afternoon run further northwest of town.
Shortly after sunrise, we see the photo freight heading north across the country side near King St.