Tire promoting a local car repair shop frames the power of the afternoon southbound train.
Train 326 rests in the perfect evening light. The crew has just arrived from Tawas and is busy filling out the paperwork before running the train down the Huron Sub. It will take all night (and tw... (more)
By spring 2009 the LSRC's Alcos and MLWs were trail-only, but every once in a while the soon-to-be retired (now retired) engineer of the local crew would get tired of turning the power. This was p... (more)
Shades of blue.
Gone. After becoming the first railroad in the US to completely dieselize, the D&M (and successor LSRC) relied on Alco power. Currently, only one Alco (C425 1280, trailing) remains. This photo fro... (more)
In the last moments of sunlight, a lone geep leads a short train of cement out of Alpena.
Lake State Railway train 326 rolls through the fields just South of Kawkawlin, MI.
The Lake State's night road freight to Bay City slips out of Alpena as the last rays of sunlight touch the land.
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)
With three different brands of locomotives in three different paint schemes, train 326 brings a new meaning to the phrase "diversity in motion".
A sign of the times...
If life gives you lemons, or hazy skies, make lemonade.
If April showers bring May flowers, then what do torrential downpours in June bring?
Watch for Children.