A 1951 Chevy pickup waits patiently at the Woodbridge Road crossing as Pere Marquette Berkshire 1225 approaches at track speed with a passenger train.
With a full head of steam and a rare matching consist Pere Marquette 1225 races southbound across the fields of central Michigan near Bannister, MI during the Lerro Productions charter in January ... (more)
Pere Marquette 1225 at South Woodbridge Road in Bannister, MI during a Lerro Productions photo charter.
Pere Marquette 1225 in Bannister, MI south of South Woodbridge Road along a farm road during a Lerro Productions photo charter.
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)
A farmer in his 1951 Chevy pauses at a grade crossing in rural Bannister, Michigan as Pere Marquette #1225 headed South with a passenger consist. Pere Marquette #1225 was built in 1941 by the Lima... (more)
Pere Marquette 1225 charges southbound with a passenger train at South Woodbridge Road in Bannister, Michigan. A 1951 Chevy waits for the train to clear the grade crossing before proceeding. Taken... (more)
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 locomoti... (more)
SRI's North Pole Express speeds thru snow flurries. The true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.
#1225 puts on the show its known for heading up to "The North Pole". Being the basis for the film "The Polar Express", it draws people from far & wide at the end of every year... (more)
Day 2 of Train Expo.
The "Berk" is back the Spirit of Steam rolling thru the sunset, as PM 1225 rolls westward toward the town of Ashley. This years new destination of the Steam Railroading Institutes "North Pole Expr... (more)
Great Lakes Central ONTN races past a small park in downtown Bannister, MI. with a short train. Shot from the top of a jungle gym in the park, and yes, I rode the slide down.