It is October 1981, in less than 6 months, the ferries would stop traversing Lake Michigan, and the end of this line would be set, but, prior to this, 4 Ann Arbor units pound the AA-C&O diamond in... (more)
A doomed entity on its own, the Michigan Northern is pretty much summed up in this photo. Contracted in 1976 by the State of Michigan to operate the former Grand Rapids & Indiana line, the MIGN co... (more)
Extra 2009 West runs light power across 11th Street in Michigan City. They will head all the way to the west end of the line at Kensington for their pickup.
One of Union Pacific's E-Units on display at the Streamliners at Spencer event.
The classic nose profiles of early E units on display at the Streamliners at Spencer event.
The real star of the Streamliners event at center stage.
Extra 2009 West shows its presence on 11th Street in the early afternoon.
Eastbound "Bottle Train" from the Arcelor Mittal plant in Riverdale heads down the connection to the IHB at the north end of Dolton. This train will run the IHB main up to CP 100 at East... (more)
The DL&W A-B-A guides the day's freight down the museum's mainline. The UP E has come off the passenger train and is headed to the turntable.
These two have been some places and seen some things. B&O (nee B&LE) 722 meets as-built B&O 947 as the Streamliners event winds down on its final day. As a bonus, the NS F's (both of B&O heritage,... (more)
An entire 107 meter long X60 is raised in the Bro shops in order to get some new wheelsets
As folks ooh and ah over the diesels, the locomotive that started my railroad obsession soaks in the morning sun. Thankfully by the end of the NS Steam Program in 1994 I had logged almost 1500 mil... (more)
A CN-painted FPA4 leads the short photo freight back and forth a few times on the museum's bit of track during the "Streamliners at Spencer" event. As you can see here, the event drew plenty.