Led by EMD SD50 No. 5029 and EMD SD40-2 No. 3948, a southbound Union Pacific taconite ore train curves toward Goose Lake south of Partridge, Michigan, on the afternoon of January 19, 1997. After U... (more)
LSI 3002 sets out a cut of ore jimmies at Partridge Siding in July of 1990. The CNW would pick up the cars for the trip to Escanaba. The U-Boats had recently replaced the Alco's on the LS&I, and a... (more)
UP in the UP After Union Pacific merged Chicago & North Western, it only had the Upper Peninsula of Michigan ore line for a short time before Wisconsin Central, and later Canadian Natio... (more)
A northbound Chicago & North Western ore train powered by a trio of Alco C-628s, arrives at Partridge, Michigan, on October 25, 1986. The weather was not good, but we didn’t have much time left to... (more)
When two railroads share the same section of track and the switches are required to be locked, you come up with a way to put two locks on it... or give out keys, but in this case you get creative.... (more)
A southbound Chicago and North Western ore train approaches Goose Lake near Partridge, Michigan, during the last light of October 18, 1986. It was twilight in more ways than one on this trio of Al... (more)
The last of autumn’s color is fading and falling to the ground, and there is a hint of winter in the air, as a Chicago and North Western empty ore train skirts the stillness of Goose Lake at Partr... (more)
The local out of Ishpeming rolls up to Partridge yard to drop off cars for the LS&I and the local out of Gladstone before heading back to Ishpeming.
Local going back to Escanaba.
The 3 weigher heads back to the mines.
lite engines head down track three to pick-up a train of loads for Escanaba