American 0-4-0 ambles along the small Buckley Railroad at the annual Buckley Engine Show, which features old tractors and a steam railroad.
This was a short-lived 1980's shortline.
Western Maryland BL2 NO. 82 performs work duties on a spring morning.
Pere Marquette Berkshire NO. 1225 rests after pulling the "North Pole Express," while its off-loaded passengers participate in seasonal events at the fairgrounds.
Amtrak's "Wolverine" runs at track speed on the former Michigan Central.
It was a bitterly cold day when this photo was taken. Five minutes earlier was a brief blinding snowfall, which had moved off over the Straits of Mackinac.
Alco Centuries can still be found in northern Michigan in 2008. Here C-425 NO. 1280 trundles down the center of Alpena's Tenth Street.
Power-short SOO briefly leased this Algoma Central GP-7, seen here switching the railroad car ferry, "Chief Wawatam."
Classic F7 passes Trout Lake's most outstanding building, the SOO depot.
This rebuilt GP35 basks in the morning sun. Railroad permitted the addition of a switchlight to complement the scene.
CN continued Wisconsin Central's Santa Train tradition until 2005.
This railroad was only around for a brief period in the early 1980's.
I was with my good friend Neil Plagens taking pictures along the C&NW. To our delight, this passenger extra came dashing by.
MN's "Bay Express" heads for Charlevoix on trackage recently given up by the C&O.