A nice juxtaposition. 7 Yard/Hill with modern day LS&I power backs down to their train as the 7 Tilden with old school LS&I power heads light to Tilden.
LSI 3074 leads the 7-Hill job departing Eagle Mills Yard for the ore dock at Marquette (Presque Isle).
The two LS&I U25C's arrived in this rather striking scheme(at least compared to the solid chocolate scheme)and for the most part they worked as a team early on in there careers. Here is 2500 leadi... (more)
A cold day in Michigan far away from the normally warm confines of a Gator. Basking in the glow of a winters sun that is nowhere near as warm as it should be. The red paint looks good against the ... (more)
A rare catch on the LS&I now a days, a pair of U30C's pull a load of pellets into Eagle mills yard for the docks in Marquette. Since the lease of the CEFX AC4400's the U30C's and C30-7's have been... (more)
This view from the yard office shows the switch crew at work on the right. At the upper left is a set of locomotives on the ready track outside the diesel shop. The locomotives at top center are i... (more)
A crew prepares to switch out two hopper cars to bring to the Tilden Mine from the string on the left. Photo taken from the LS&I yard office.
With the shipping season slowing, LS&I locomotive spend more time sitting at the engine facility than on the road.
Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad train dispatchers train sheet in the operators office.
Ex-BN U30C 3005 and C30-7 3073 sit on the ready track while U30C 3052 idles away on the shop lead
Ex-BN U30Cs congregate at the LS&I shops in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Crews work on the 3051 in a shot framed by the pilot of sister U30C 3009