A Lake Superior & Ishpeming crew begins drilling cars out on the Marquette Ore Dock in Marquette, Michigan. The docked vessel, Kaye E. Barker, was built in 1952. Over the years the ship has receiv... (more)
I always wanted to watch these working but most I've were dead. Originally B&O, ex C&O. Photo by Dave Petke, from my collection.
Three Lake Superior & Ishpeming alligators show that they’re hard at work at the ore docks in Marquette, Michigan.
A Lake Superior & Ishpeming “hill job” pulls a half-dozen empties from the ore docks in Marquette, Michigan. After they clear the right switch, they will back them onto the train of empties th... (more)
Two Lake Superior & Ishpeming “hill jobs” are working at the ore docks in Marquette, Michigan on August 7, 1986. I don’t believe that the yard tower was occupied by this time.
The wildflowers have taken over the Lake Superior & Ishpeming classification yard in Marquette, Michigan, and the main line doubles as the switching lead for the ore docks. Three of the road’s R... (more)
Two CEFX AC44s switch the LS&I’s ore dock in Marquette as a thick cloud of fog rolls off the lake.
Rail and sail: Shortly after the Oberstar arrived in Marquette a duo of CEFX AC44s get in position to assist with loading the massive ship with iron ore.
A pair of CEFX AC44s switch the LS&I dock in Marquette during some heavy fog. A rare “fog bow” just so happened to appear in the perfect spot!
As the Hon. James L. Oberstar prepares to take on a load of iron ore in Marquette, a pair of CEFX AC44's stand by on the dock. The Oberstar is owned and operated by Interlake Steamship Company.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad’s Yard-Hill Job crosses the Dead River trestle bridge on a cold and rainy fall afternoon in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
A Half-Dozen Alligators by the Docks
In the south, this means that it’s probably a good time to go fishing, In Marquette, Michigan, it meant that ore was moving on the Lake Super... (more)
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s Yard-Hill job passes over the Dead River trestle with a pair of CEFX units for power.
WC 6614 is about to duck under Hwy M35 near Marquette, MI in June of 1997 with an ore train from Empire Mine to Escanaba. The CNW was the longtime owner of this line, followed by the UP, WC, then ... (more)