GLC 385 is having major problems, spewing lots of smoke into the air at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds. Ok, maybe PM 1225 is behind it. :)
In low light just before sunset, my bro and I see PM 1225 nearing the "North Pole" with the setting sun looking about as bright as the headlight on the locomotive.
Worshiping in the Steam Cathedral- A pillar of white smoke seemingly reaches for the heavens on a still winter morning.
Resting outside the Saginaw County Fairgrounds after leading the North Pole Express excursion from Owosso on Great Lakes Central's (former Tuscola & Saginaw Bay) ex-Michigan Central line. Image ap... (more)
Mother nature can show her wrath in many ways. Such as the blizzard that arrived as the 1225 made its way NB to the town of Chesaning. Although the train has slowed for its upcoming stop at the fa... (more)
Grit and grime but a glories sight! Pere Marquette 1225 rests her heals after a quick trek up to Chesaning.
Pere Marquette Berkshire NO. 1225 rests after pulling the "North Pole Express," while its off-loaded passengers participate in seasonal events at the fairgrounds.
Pere Marquette 1225 sits at the Saginaw County Fair grounds just after arriving at the North Pole from Owosso with many extremely pleased families.
shot of the interior of the 1225.
It may seem odd to say about the brute industrial look any steam locomotive has, but in this scene 1225 seems to posses an angelic face.
PM 1225 gets some attention while it idles away on its last stop up to Chesaing for the day.
TSBY was kind enough to offer up one of their own units to two the trainset back South to Owosso instead of PM 1225 shoving all the way home. Here we see TSBY 391 charging through a brief snow sto... (more)