A freshly waxed ELS 300 makes a very rare appearance after a long slumber in the roundhouse. The locomotive will switch the old Harnischfeger shops before being positioned for the next days passen... (more)
ELS 300 switches the stone dock in Escanaba, MI in August of 1984. I believe this facility is no longer used.
ELS 1223 stops to pick up a switch list at the Ontonagon, MI depot in July of 2000. Unfortunately, this line is no longer in service and the tracks are gone.
ELS 202 rests near the engine house in Escanaba (Wells), MI in 1988. The Baldwin's just complement the interesting track work at the ELS facility.
We're on the ex-MILW Skytop 187 Coon Rapids on a special train from Escanaba to Channing,MI.. The owner of the car Dave Vannes (left seated facing rear) chats about his private car with patrons of... (more)
Not welcome! I'm not sure what is more interesting, the Baldwin or the sign to keep out! E&LS 300 switches their yard at Escanaba (Wells) in August of 1984. The sign just makes the shot a little m... (more)
E&LS 102 looks like a lab experiment gone bad as it sits in the dead line in Escanaba (Wells) in September of 1988.
A number of stored former Reserve Mining SD9s mingle with Baldwin locomotives at E&LS's shop at Wells (Escanaba). Cessna 172.
The Escanaba & Lake Superior has shut down for the day, and the crew has left their ex-Conrail GP38 by the freight house in Ontonagon, Michigan. Ontonagon, on Lake Superior, is the end of an ex-Mi... (more)
Three of the latest additions to Escanaba & Lake Superior's roster bring a train into the yard at Green Bay, with a leased GB&W C424 added for good measure. Only the new number under the cab wind... (more)
Nearly 30 years after E&LS bought five SD9s from bankrupt Minnesota iron ore mining firm Reserve Mining, the units still wear their brown and cream Reserve scheme. Now stored due to more powerful ... (more)
Ex-Reserve Mining SD9 ELS 1221 in Crivitz, Wisconsin.
Ex-Reserve Mining SD9 ELS 1224 in Crivitz, built 1956. Stopped by the depot for lunch and caught 1224 and 1221 running light into town off the Marinette branch.
SD9's 1221 and 1224 lead a southbound freight stopped before crossing the WC diamond at Pembine. The SD's are ex Reserve Mining units.
This rural crossing along exempt track has been protected by lit fusees as the E&LS shuffles stored cars over the former DSS&A line between Sidnaw and Covington, MI.