In Beecher, WI the power for the Escanaba & Lake Superior's business train (shipper's special) waits to run around for the northbound trip to Mass City, MI. Baldwin RS-12 300 and GP38 400 have the... (more)
The Escanaba & Lake Superior's business train (shipper's special) is seen making its way through the middle of nowhere with their RS-12 leading the way. Built in 1953 as the Seaboard Airline (SAL)... (more)
The wire train and crew performing endless catenary maintenance. I model live catenary systems in O scale, and that is enough work of its own. I cannot imagine trying to maintain all of the Penn... (more)
ELS 300 & 400 prepare to run around the shippers special at Pembine for the northbound run to Mass City.
An Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad special on its way to home rails, as the train rolls along former CNW trackages through Bark River, Michigan. Steve Smedley
An EL&S shippers special traverses CN's Pembine Sub on a round trip from Wells to Mass City.
E&LS Shippers Special
Built in 1953, the Baldwin RS-12 #300 leads the Escanaba & Lake Superior's business train into the state of Wisconsin as it crosses the Menominee River. The train will get onto home rails at Pembi... (more)
EL&S Baldwin RS-12 #300 is seen in action running a customer special from Wells to Mass City and return The EL&S uses CN's Marinette and Pembine Subs between Escanaba and Pembine.
A freshly waxed ELS 300 makes a very rare appearance after a long slumber in the roundhouse. The locomotive will switch the old Harnischfeger shops before being positioned for the next days passen... (more)
ELS 300 switches the stone dock in Escanaba, MI in August of 1984. I believe this facility is no longer used.
An eclectic collection of Baldwins & Alcos sit outside the Michigan Northern Cadillac locomotive terminal. The Michigan Northern struggled to find enough quality power in the mid 1970's to operate... (more)
Purchased by the E&LS in 1984. ex-OC&E 7909, exx-SCL 209, nee-SAL 1468
Three Durham & Southern Baldwins are working hard into Coats, NC on a cold, blustery late winter day in March 1969.
A pair of former Oregon California & Eastern Baldwins recently acquired by the E&LS rest in back of their shop at Wells (Escanaba). E&LS 211 was OC&E 7911.