Coleman Welcomes You! ELS 1220 rolls thru Coleman, WI in July of 2000. These ex-Reserve Mining SD9's may have looked rough but sure sounded good!
With 1223 the only one that ever sees any kind of local regular duty these days, a five-pack of iron ore dust colored ex-Reserve Mining fleet of SD9s is still hanging on in the U.P. of Michigan at... (more)
ELS 300 & 400 prepare to run around the shippers special at Pembine for the northbound run to Mass City.
An Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad special on its way to home rails, as the train rolls along former CNW trackages through Bark River, Michigan. Steve Smedley
An EL&S shippers special traverses CN's Pembine Sub on a round trip from Wells to Mass City.
E&LS Shippers Special
Built in 1953, the Baldwin RS-12 #300 leads the Escanaba & Lake Superior's business train into the state of Wisconsin as it crosses the Menominee River. The train will get onto home rails at Pembi... (more)
EL&S Baldwin RS-12 #300 is seen in action running a customer special from Wells to Mass City and return The EL&S uses CN's Marinette and Pembine Subs between Escanaba and Pembine.
EL&S 501 and ISLX 1338 head north passing the old depot at Crivitz to retrieve their train for Green Bay.
Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad RS12 leads a company passenger special Northward past the former Milwaukee Road Depot at Iron Mountain, Michigan. Thanks to Fred Pajak (real retired firefighter)... (more)
The Hermansville, Michigan Vietnam Museum has a Bell UH-1 Huey helicopter on display, as Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad RS12 waits for a switch to be lined. Steve Smedley photo
Left to right Southern Pacific's/Milwaukee Road's Bruce Feld/ Clint Jones of short line RR fame still going strong today mind you/Dave Vannes owner of the ex-Milwaukee Road Ob and one of the Milwa... (more)
ELS 1220 (ex-Reserve Mining) stops at the Crivitz, WI depot before it does some switching in July of 2000.
Escanaba & Lake Superior executive painted GP38 400 leads venerable Conrail sister 402 south at Crivitz with a variety of feight cars in tow on a spectacular picture perfect winter's day.
E&LS passenger special stops to move some revenue cars on our way to Channing. Note the IC Caboose the Milwaukee Road Ob and the Burlington commuter coach on the rear end......a true mixed train.