As of Thursday the 17th the last of the LSRC Alco's, 1280, was scrapped bringing the end of a era to Michigan. Here two of the last 3 M420's and one of the four C425's sits outside the shops in Sa... (more)
Lake State Railway train 326 rolls through the fields just South of Kawkawlin, MI.
Train 326 passes, "The Pump", a local bar and a great place to get a drink and watch the train leave. An observant viewer may notice that the bar is advertising two dollars off per pitcher tonight... (more)
LSRC 3504 is working the LSRC Yard near Bay City putting together a train bound for Northern Michigan.
The temperature a brisk 16 degrees with the moon breaking through the clouds, 3504 idles at the Alpena facility awaiting next day's duties.
M420W 3504 takes a break in the heated stall of the Alpena Roundhouse.
The power from the inbound road freight was parked on the wye for the weekend enabling the photographer to frame the power using the remains of old NDYX cars. Photo taken with permission.
On a cool, crisp November morning recently reinstated M420W 3504 shoves back on the wye, heading to the roundhouse for the weekend. To the left of the locomotive is one of the remaining D&M troop ... (more)
LSRC M420W 3504 returns after sitting in the Saginaw yard awaiting repairs for quite a while. Most thought that the old Canadian girl was going to be scrapped but to everybody's delight she's back... (more)
Lake State Rwy 3504 awaits its next assignment at Alpena.
Train 326 in the Alpena Yard.
The 3504 is parked near a pair of big jacks next to the enginehouse.