With 1223 the only one that ever sees any kind of local regular duty these days, a five-pack of iron ore dust colored ex-Reserve Mining fleet of SD9s is still hanging on in the U.P. of Michigan at... (more)
The engine hood of E&LS Baldwin 202 rest on the ground outside the Wells,MI. Shops of the E&LS while repaires are made.
A freshly waxed ELS 300 makes a very rare appearance after a long slumber in the roundhouse. The locomotive will switch the old Harnischfeger shops before being positioned for the next days passen... (more)
Former Reserve Mining SD9 1221 basks in the morning sun at the Wells, MI roundhouse. This locomotive is operational, but currently stored with its stacks capped off.
A number of stored former Reserve Mining SD9s mingle with Baldwin locomotives at E&LS's shop at Wells (Escanaba). Cessna 172.
A trio of former WICT F-units rests with NP round-end observation car Ranier Club at the E&LS shop. The passenger car is being repainted for the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth. At the bot... (more)
Bill Stauss(on Ladder)and Dave Vannes give the Coon Rapids some TLC cleaning windows by hand before the trip to Channing. It's sad that I add this message that Dave past away sometime last week Ju... (more)
Ex-MILW Sleeper Lake Oconomowoc.
Ex-MILW Ob Coon Rapids privately owned by Dave Vannes on E&LS special train going to Channing and return.
The 204 is readied for the passenger special that will run from Wells to Channing and return.
The cars for the special passenger train are parked at the Wells depot for todays special train. The train will travel from Wells to Channing and return.
The 204 will be leading a special passenger train from Escanaba to Channing and return on the day of this photo.
Former Wisconsin & Calumet A-B-A F7's soak up the late evening sun at the Escanaba & Lake Superior shops in Wells, MI. The EL&S shops are also home to a decent collection of old Baldwin locomotive... (more)