I photographed this string of ANN ARBOR RAILROAD GP 35's in 1983, the day after Pere Marquette 1225 was moved into the former ANN ARBOR Shops for restoration. When the ANN ARBOR went bankrupt MIC... (more)
A tank car sits next to the BN's siding at Skamania, with no track underneath its bogies.
Formerly used for hauling timber in the northwest, No. 2 sits in the yard at Mackinaw City waiting to be taken to the BOYNE CITY RR shops for a complete overhaul before assignment to freight and ... (more)
One day we discovered this locomotive sitting in the yard at Mackinaw City. It had recently crossed the Straits of Mackinac aboard the rail ferry CHIEF WAWATAM. It had come all the way from the ... (more)
The stern of the rail barge MANISTEE is almost completely into the slip where its rails will become attached to those of the NEW YORK CENTRAL so that the freight cars can be unloaded and switched ... (more)
Here we see the apron on the dock at the left being lowered to mate with the rails aboard the barge MANISTEE which is loaded with freight cars which have just been ferried across the Straits of Ma... (more)
During the summer and fall of 1965, while the CHIEF WAWATAM, the regular rail ferry between Mackinaw City and St. Ignace, Michigan was in Manitowoc, Wisonsin for a boiler rebuild, the rail barge M... (more)
It's a beautiful summer day in the Communipaw freight yards. Central Railroad Company of New Jersey had leased a group of Fairbanks-Morse switchers from the Baltimore & Ohio, one of which basks in... (more)
Darkness quickly begins to blanket the beautiful North Carolina sky on a humid summer evening, as the Southern Railway signal bridge in Lowell gets set to guide another manifest train through town... (more)
N&W 852 is a blue GP9. N&W 1528 is a black SD35.
McKeen car on the back forty. V&T Motor Car #22 takes a trip around the museum's loop track, seen here on the west side, where the vegetation and terrain look just a bit more rural than els... (more)
Glenbrook's front office. An NSRM Engine Crew poses for a portrait in the cab of the newly restored, narrow gauge locomotive "Glenbrook". In the left seat, keeping the fires burning and t... (more)
Wishes do come true.... Veteran NSRM Engineer Bill Kohler prepares a young fan for his first close-up experience with a steam locomotive, during the museum's annual 4th of July Spectacular.... (more)
The faces of railroading. The engineer and fireman of SP 5021 take a minute to pose in front of the engine they ran today with a supervisor joining in for the photo opportunity. RailGiants Train M... (more)
It fits!!....just barely. V&T Motor Car #22's Motorman leans out of his cab waiting for his car to be turned on the NSRM Turntable, in preparation for returning to quarters for the night. ... (more)