LS&I 2300,2304,2501 roll 120 loads off the US-41 bridge and down the hill to Marquette. The 2300 was the only U-boat to get the green scheme.
LS&I 2301,2501 let out a puff of black smoke as they struggle with bentonite loads at Eagle Mills.
LS&I 2301, 2300, 2501 getting ready to depart Eagle Mills yard with the 2nd trip of the day to the docks. July 6, 1988 turned out to be a extremely hot day and as the afternoon progressed a number... (more)
Old diesel fuel tanks used during the RFFSA the supply of locomotives.
Still hangin' on in 1991. Every time I would go down to Toledo/Walbridge/Vickers for the weekend when I was living in Michigan, I expected to see this and the other U23C sidelined at the e/f. It... (more)
Pausing in between taking cuts of ore jennies from the yard to the tipple and into the hold of a laker, one of the sentries of the docks poses for what would be one of the last opportunities to ca... (more)
Once tough and proud sentry of the Preque Isle docks, one of the tough guys now sits in vain waiting for another call at the Eagle Mills shop.
Sad lite engine move, as these have just cut off the Hill Job at the AEI scanner and are running lite back to the shop. A 3 unit set of "new" ex BN U30Cs will replace them and bring the train in.... (more)
Don't know what's the main attraction; the U23Cs on the Dock Job still surviving, or the smoke show after every throttle-up placing each ore car over the proper dumper on the dock!
The class unit of a group of 9 U23Cs leads an eastbound freight under the EJ&E Bridge. The Burlington Route bought these locomotives in April 1969 and had them delivered in the 'pre-merger' schem... (more)
Tunel #46 , the ''TUNELÃO'' with 8.645meter of extension.