The three RS-12's on Michigan Northern's roster pause at Walton Junction, MI to cool off their traction motors. Of the three units, the equivalent of about one and a half are working, making the ... (more)
Escanaba & Lake Superior Baldwin 300 shows off a freshly waxed paint job.
Baldwin Brothers. At SMS Line in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, the night of Thursday, July 2, 2020 finds a pair of vintage diesels parked after the day’s work. 102 (DS4-4-750, built for Youngsto... (more)
Freshly painted, Seaboard Baldwin RS-12 1469 idles at Richmond yard, VA. Photo from my collection, the photographer was not specified.
After one more double over, today's Sierra train to Standard will be ready to depart Oakdale.
California Western #56 is a rare Baldwin RS12. Last I knew, this unit was serviceable and even gets used on occasion when they need to move something large around the museum yard. That being said,... (more)
This shot is a companion to #705486. The engineer looks pretty comfortable. A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
In Beecher, WI the power for the Escanaba & Lake Superior's business train (shipper's special) waits to run around for the northbound trip to Mass City, MI. Baldwin RS-12 300 and GP38 400 have the... (more)
The Escanaba & Lake Superior's business train (shipper's special) is seen making its way through the middle of nowhere with their RS-12 leading the way. Built in 1953 as the Seaboard Airline (SAL)... (more)
The wire train and crew performing endless catenary maintenance. I model live catenary systems in O scale, and that is enough work of its own. I cannot imagine trying to maintain all of the Penn... (more)
ELS 300 & 400 prepare to run around the shippers special at Pembine for the northbound run to Mass City.
An Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad special on its way to home rails, as the train rolls along former CNW trackages through Bark River, Michigan. Steve Smedley
An EL&S shippers special traverses CN's Pembine Sub on a round trip from Wells to Mass City.
E&LS Shippers Special
Built in 1953, the Baldwin RS-12 #300 leads the Escanaba & Lake Superior's business train into the state of Wisconsin as it crosses the Menominee River. The train will get onto home rails at Pembi... (more)