RailPictures.Net Photo: PM 1225 Pere Marquette Steam 2-8-4 at Carland, Michigan by Doug Boudrow
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January 12, 2019
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A farmer picking up supplies at the local grain warehouse watches as a Berkshire steam locomotive pulls a passenger train through rural Michigan. Pere Marquette #1225 was built in 1941 by the Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio. This locomotive was the very same engine that the Polar Express movie locomotive was based on. Today the locomotive is owned and operated by the Steam Railroading Institute in Owosso, Michigan. In January 2019 Pete Lerro ran a photo charter with 1225 and a matching passenger consist. One of the most iconic locations on the Steam Railroading Institute's operable track is the Carland Elevator. During the event, multiple run-bys were staged at this location.
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