Only about a decade prior to this, the Ann Arbor would not be passing a switch to exit their yard and enter mainline trackage, however, through a track agreement with Grand Trunk Western, the AA w... (more)
Resting next to the Ann Arbor back shops are a long line of the railroads GP35's. The back shops burned to the ground a few years after this photo, taking AA 386 with it. 393 is still in service... (more)
A trio of Ann Arbor GP35's haul a southbound freight through Copemish, MI. after pulling the cars off of one of the Ann Arbor car ferries in Elberta, MI. This line has been pulled up and is now a ... (more)
A trio of Ann Arbor GP35's haul a southbound freight (though technically north in the photo) across open water after pulling the cars off of one of the Ann Arbor car ferries in Elberta, MI. This l... (more)
An Ann Arbor S3 drills out cars in the yard in Owosso, MI. This scene has changed drastically as there are no switchers in the yard and the arrangement of the tracks have changed. 35mm slide from... (more)
After running up the siding and dropping covered hoppers off a single Annie geep now rolls back down the mainline towards Ottawa Yard.
AA GP35's 388 and 394 rest at the north end of the railroad in Elberta. From here freight was car-ferried to multiple locations across Lake Michigan. In the center background between the 35's and ... (more)
Loading the ferry Viking using modified idler flat cars with handrails and footboards.
Ann Arbor 388, 387, 390 are southbound near Cadillac. The AA's GP35's rode on AAR type B trucks from retired Alco FA's.
The Viking departs Betsie Bay for another voyage across Lake Michigan to Kewaunee, Wis. She was built for the Ann Arbor Railroad in 1925 as Ann Arbor No. 7, underwent substantial overhaul in 1964,... (more)
Ann Arbor 7802, the only remaining orange Geep on the roster, shoves a cut of empty racks into the south end of Ottawa Yard. This location is rather unique, as Manhattan Junction is protected by s... (more)
Ann Arbor 7802 the last GP38 on roster, is seen here pulling loaded Jeep/Chrysler autoracks from the loading tracks.
Ann Arbor Railroad westbound with three GP 35s, Ludington and Northern SW 8 #16,and 49 cars for various points in Northwestern Micihgan , tiptoe across the Huron River Bridge.
The last Annie orange geep on the property pulls a string of Jeeps out of the Chrysler plant in Toledo.
From my slide collection by Roger Durfee.