PM 1223 sits on display in Grand Haven Michigan.Thousands of visitors every summer coming through and getting a view of the steam locomotive as it proudly rests in the park
In a rare move, all 3 of the Michigan Shore's engines (GP38s 2019 and 2057 and SW1200 1216) are on the point of today's southbound freight, seen here on the outskirts of Grand Haven. This trip wil... (more)
The other surviving PM Berkshire, 1223, on display in Grand Haven at the site of the old Grand Trunk Western yard. Also on display are a PM boxcar, PM caboose, GTW caboose and the GTW coal tower.
While there are many railroad bridges that cross the Grand River, there are none quite as picturesque as the swing bridge linking Ferrysburg with Grand Haven. Here Michigan Shore's southbound road... (more)
All three of Michigan Shore engines lead the Z627 as they roll south across the Grand River bound for Holland and then will return north to Muskegon. The 1216 is on its way off property and will b... (more)
Retired in 1951 and surviving the cutting torch shortly after, Pere Marquette 1223 has lived a long life of display while sister 1225 has continued to breathe on the other side of the state. First... (more)
On the chase north, found a good wooded section at Rosy Mound with sunlight still there as we neared sunset.
3839 catches some late evening sun as it crosses an old wooden trestle spanning a section of the Grand River near Harbor Island in Grand Haven. Z627 is normally a nocturnal run, making this dayli... (more)
GRE 3839 going by Reenders Blueberry Farms, with some old steam tractor equipment out on display. Had to keep moving, placing fellow rp.net member JimThias behind the tree on the right as he woul... (more)
Not quite as lucky as her famous sister, the operating 1225, but preserved nonetheless.