PM 1225 leads the Santa Express train in the last weekend before Christmas.
PM 1225 leads an excursion train after a morning of light snow.
PM 1225 leads an excursion train through downtown Owosso.
Pere Marquette 1225 rolls through the farm land outside of Owosso, MI in the gorgeous afternoon light.
Pere Marquette 1225 at West Wilkinson Road in Owosso, MI during a Lerro Productions photo charter.
Highballin' for home. It's about 4:40 PM and with just over 30 minutes of sunlight remaining, Pere Marquette Locomotive #1225 and her train give us a golden-hour highball through the Michig... (more)
Sunset encounter. A cold January sunset reflects off the door of a farmer's pick-up as he waits for the passage of an eastbound passenger train at rural crossing in Eastern Michigan.
A total eclipse! Facing a blinding January sun that's sinking rapidly toward the horizon, dozens of photographers stand in an open field just outside Owosso, Michigan squinting through thei... (more)
Anybody else smell smoke?? With PM 1225 and her train stopping briefly between run-bys to discharge a cab rider, I decide to take the opportunity to shoot a portrait of her in the golden, p... (more)
Say "Hello" to my little friend - Steam Railroading Institute's GE 1940's built 25 Ton diesel switching locomotive. This locomotive was purchased at auction by SRI in 2008 and serves as... (more)
Chicago & Northwestern 4-6-0 No. 175
The boiler for Chicago & North Western 4-6-0 R-1 No. 175 seen here undergoing restoration to operation in the engine house (shared by Pere Marquette N... (more)
The frame and drive train for Chicago & North Western 4-6-0 R-1 No. 175 sits stored in the yard at the Steam Railroading Institute (Owners of Pere M... (more)
"STOP, LOOK AND LISTEN"
A man in a 51 Chevy heeds the warning at an unprotected crossing at King Road in rural Michigan.
2216 North Smith Road. In a scene that could easily have a time-stamp anytime during the last 80 years or so, a 400-ton, Pere Marquette Berk hauls a passenger train across the agricultural ... (more)
Westbound at King Road. Pere Marquette Locomotive #1225 charges through the unguarded crossing at King Road, perhaps 4 or 5 miles northwest of the farming community of Owosso, Michigan, wit... (more)