Prior to departing Sugarcreek with the ORTA Special, Ohio Central's 2-8-0 #33 in original LS&I livery crosses paths with a horse and buggy.
Michigan 1938. It's been a long hard day on the line and the crew of LS&I #33 returns to home base in a light engine move, eagerly anticipating a nice cold Pfeiffer's Famous Beer upon arrival. T... (more)
Good as it gets! Making a rare appearance, LS&I no. 33 makes a special run for the Ohio Rail Tourism Special between Sugar Creek and Morgan run Ohio. A pan at 1/30 sec.
From the archives III: LS&I #33. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, PA, February, 1916. At the time this photo as taken, approximately 300 operational steam engines r... (more)
Full Steam Ahead! Details on how I survived this capture provided in comment section for those wondering.
As if wound up from a reverse move North, LS&I #33 charges South en route to Morgan Run with a thoroughly satisfied group of passengers. Many thanks to Jerry Jacobson - keep chugg'n! A 1/15th c... (more)
Typical rural Ohio...hardly. Lake Superior & Ishpeming 'Consolidation' 33 runs light up to Sugar Creek as a horse and buggy head the opposite direction towards Baltic.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming 2-8-0 33 nears the end of the run as she crosses Township Road 509 and approaches the Route 36 overpass. On the other side of the highway bridge, the train will cross the... (more)
Surprisingly, even though this is a smoke-free facility, no one called in to complain about former Lake Superior & Ishpeming 2-8-0 33's smoking. The chunky Consol sits at the Sugarcreek station bo... (more)
After two runbys that the chasers were not privileged to, LSI 33 puts on a great show past the other culvert dirt road crossing south of Pearl.
Oil and grease cover 33's lead driver as she sits in Sugarcreek before departing with the ORTA special.
Stay away from my eggs! A killdeer protects her eggs as LS&I 2-8-0 33 simmers in the background.
Crazy driver! Even in rural Ohio, railroads have to deal with drivers speeding through crossings. In actuality, the train was still boarding and this buggy didn't have anything to worry abo... (more)
Ohio Central 1800 makes easy work of the hill as it pulls the ORTA special back to Sugarcreek. The climb is not so easy for the Amish boy pacing the train on his bike.
Ohio Central's LS&I #33 pulls the Ohio Rail Tourism Association special up hill out of a cut. A big thanks to Jerry Jacobson for keeping steam in Ohio alive!!!