Sunset on the Pere Marquette. Pere Marquette Locomotive #1225 leads a long, double-headed freight through Smith's Crossing on the Great Lakes Central Railroad, as the train barrels toward i... (more)
The Forecast: Increasing cloudiness....with a chance of cindershowers. A sparking clear morning suddenly becomes a low overcast, as a pair of 400-ton, Lima Berkshire Locomotives charge thr... (more)
Two of a kind. In a relatively rare display, both of the extant, operable Lima Berkshire Locomotives strike a side-by-side power-pose with freights in the yard of the Great Lakes Central Ra... (more)
800 tons of Berkshire muscle. Shortly after dawn, Nickel Plate Road #765 and Pere Marquette #1225 charge across the lush farmland of Henderson, Michigan with a 31-car freight consist during... (more)
Carland after dark. Pere Marquette Locomotive #1225 and her fast passenger train take center stage at the iconic Carland Elevator under the hot lights of a Lerro Productions photo shoot on ... (more)
Highballin' for home. It's about 4:40 PM and with just over 30 minutes of sunlight remaining, Pere Marquette Locomotive #1225 and her train give us a golden-hour highball through the Michig... (more)
A thoroughbred with room to run. The massive Pere Marquette #1225 is barely breaking a sweat as she makes an eastbound charge with a 6-car passenger train on the Great Lakes Central Railroa... (more)
Sunset encounter. A cold January sunset reflects off the door of a farmer's pick-up as he waits for the passage of an eastbound passenger train at rural crossing in Eastern Michigan.
A total eclipse! Facing a blinding January sun that's sinking rapidly toward the horizon, dozens of photographers stand in an open field just outside Owosso, Michigan squinting through thei... (more)
Anybody else smell smoke?? With PM 1225 and her train stopping briefly between run-bys to discharge a cab rider, I decide to take the opportunity to shoot a portrait of her in the golden, p... (more)
Good morning sunshine! After a day of dark, overcast conditions, our Lerro Productions Charter opens it's second day with breaking clouds and just a little bit of sun on the nose as the 400... (more)
Classic Carland. Folks who have spent any time in the America's agricultural mid-west are well aware of the significance of the local grain elevator. Grain elevators are storage and shipm... (more)
2216 North Smith Road. In a scene that could easily have a time-stamp anytime during the last 80 years or so, a 400-ton, Pere Marquette Berk hauls a passenger train across the agricultural ... (more)
Westbound at King Road. Pere Marquette Locomotive #1225 charges through the unguarded crossing at King Road, perhaps 4 or 5 miles northwest of the farming community of Owosso, Michigan, wit... (more)
Sunset on the Pere Marquette. Pere Marquette 1225 leads a 31-car, double-header eastbound through lush Michigan farmland, just moments before a late August sunset.
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