Say "Hello" to my little friend - Steam Railroading Institute's GE 1940's built 25 Ton diesel switching locomotive. This locomotive was purchased at auction by SRI in 2008 and serves as... (more)
Heavy fog in the early morning greatly limited visibility on this Sunday morning. Here, Pere Marquette 1225 passes a bare tree just outside of Owosso.
The Steam Railroading Institute's Pere Marquette 1225 thunders past King Road between Carland and Owosso.
Waiting patiently to make the reverse move back to Owosso, PM 1225 rests in Ashley, MI running the Steam Railroading Institutes, "North Pole Express" holiday excursion.
Pere Marquette 1225 on a North Pole Express train at Owosso.
While the 8 steam locomotives in Owosso stole the show at Train Fest, there was plenty of other power around including SRI's 25-ton switcher "Mighty Mouse". Here the small but mighty switcher move... (more)
The crew enjoys a warm pot roast lunch in the caboose before the train is assembled in the Owosso yard and they head north into the heart of Michigan.