Just a few minutes after sunrise, Canadian National L539 comes through the sweeping s-curve in Ishpeming, Michigan after departing the yard behind an SD40-2W and SD60 bound for Partridge. With mor... (more)
LS&I 1604 tends to a derailment of ore cars in October of 1964. I love the small crane being used to transfer ore from the derailed cars. The exact location is not labeled but it appears to be on ... (more)
Switch thrown and crewman boarding, Soo Line 4420 is ready to depart for points west of Ishpeming, MI in May of 1986. Some CNW Alco's await their next assignment in the background.
The Mineral Range railroad begins their day picking a handful of empty gondolas for the mine at Humboldt.
A Mineral Range train of empty covered gondolas used to haul copper and nickel concentrate backs into Euclid Yard as a group of snowmobiles waits to cross the track at a grade crossing.
A train of 18 empty gondolas gets underway at Landing Jct. in Ishpeming, MI. At the other end of the line this fall Eagle Mine's Humboldt Mill started refining ore mined in Marquette County.
A former BRC "cow" works the CN interchange. The tank cars they are picking up will be taken to an explosives plant a few miles south of here.
WC 7513 heads west at Ishpeming with rock loads in the spring of 2002. Notice the signals have been deactivated and turned away from the track on this once busy section of joint LS&I/WC/CNW line.
The LS&I 3PM yard job works its way into the joint LS&I/CNW/Soo Line yard at Ishpeming with 15 cars of general freight/mine supplies. Gators 2400,2405, and 2401 darken the sky in fine Alco traditi... (more)
An ex-C&O leaser leads a train in the railroad's hometown. This was a really neat part of this trip but was outdone by our cab ride on a C&NW H-16-66.
CN power resting in Ishpeming yard.
Heading a freight was this little rarity.
CNW 4258 is tied onto 3 C628's waiting for a crew to take rest at Ishpeming in the late spring of 1984. The C425's were used to service some trackage that had light rail that the heavy C628's woul... (more)
The 3-Yard passes L540 where the LS&I and CN split at Eagle Mills Jct.
A loaded CN ore train pulls through Empire Junction and off the LS&I.