Five different paint schemes of the LSRC are seen in this photo of stored power. Three of them are in D&M paint and two are in LSRC paint
Fellow railfans venturing to Michigan in July for trainfest may want to pay the Lake State Railway a visit. Consists like this one can be found a few short hours from Owosso.
LSRC 181 leads train 327a into the Alpena Yard. The entire train, about 40-50 cars, can be viewed in the photo.
LSRC 281 pulls out from behind the aging sign shop on a beautiful August evening.
A classy Alco leads train 326 through downtown Alpena. If you look to the right of the crossbuck you can see my secondary camera set up for taking video.
LSRC C425M 281 leads train 326 into the "cheater's street running" section of 10th ave. A model of the 281 in D&M decals was released by Atlas Model Railroading in HO scale.
Leading under the bridge (in the background), the 281 is almost at its yard at this point.
Train 325 (the Alpena Yard job) has just put together the consist for train 326 which now awaits its crew to take it South to Bay City.
Lake State train 301 has just departed from the yard in Bay City with a rebuilt Alco C425 still wearing its former Detroit and Mackinac paint.
Lake State 281 is heading west through Defoe Park in Bay City with a bit of what’s left of a snowstorm it ran through the night before.
LSRC 281 leads Train 301 north towards Linwood as it passes alongside farm fields near the River Road crossing.
LSRC 281 pulls out and heads towards the HESR interchange and the LSRC main to head northbound.
LSRC 281 leads LSRC 1280 as they pull a cut of cars out of the Lake State Railway's North Yard. These locomotives are becoming rare on what used to be an all alco railroad. With only 4 C425's, ... (more)
Two Alco struggle up the grade out of Alpena on the Lake State's less desirable trackage.