On a better than expected day which originally had steady rain, the SRI Fall Color Train rolls north down Elmira Hill past the former Boyne City, Gaylord, and Alpena Railroad bridge remains just n... (more)
As the last of the sunlight casts over the trees, it is absorbed by the GLC Middleton Turn and the Carland Elevator. The train would stop here and drop a carload of new rail for the rehab project ... (more)
Only about 30 minutes from home base, the GLC ONTN makes a mad dash through a thick tunnel of lush green leafy trees.
The old heads know the labor of love required to keep the beast alive.
While meets on the Great Lakes Central are an absolute rarity on the mainline, especially since most sidings on the system are too short, there is a common meet: the ONTN and CSTN. These trains me... (more)
Some days, everything that you want, comes together perfectly, such was the case as the GLC OSTN pulls a cut of damaged surplus military artillery equipment from Camp Grayling out of the yard in D... (more)
The Shepherd Elevator Trackmobile operator takes a break to watch the GLC ONTN roll south past the elevator as they were told to halt operations until the train cleared town and the siding.
As the warm sun breaks free from the oppressive gray skies that loomed overhead all day, the GLC OSTN prepares to pull the center track of the yard in Durand to take south to Osmer, MI. and drop f... (more)
Great Lakes Central GP38-2 prepares to take the SRI's "North Pole Express" back south from Ashely.
Pere Marquette 1225 sits steady as NKP 765 holds back under the night sky at the Lerro Productions Photo Charter.
A trio of steamers: Nickel Plate 765, Pere Marquette 1225, and Little River Railroad 110, sit at the edge of the turntable as the turntable looks on as the blue hour winds down.
GLC ONTN Pulls into Rosebush to make a pick up of loaded grain cars.
On the last day of Train Expo, dedicated visitors were given an opportunity to see and/or ride behind a quad header on the last 2 one hour long train rides. They may not have been big, but it was ... (more)
SRI volunteer Alaina Kraus does her best Rosie the Riveter in front of the Pere Marquette 1225 and Nickel Plate 765 during the Lerro Productions Photo Charter.