A trio of Lake Superior and Ishpeming RSD12’s works the yard at Eagle Mills, Michigan. The green paint scheme that succeeded the original solid maroon scheme was already obsolete by this time.
A Lake Superior and Ishpeming crew puts together their train at Eagle Mills Michigan. Although the prime objective of the visit was to capture six-axle Alco road switchers, this U23C in relatively... (more)
Two RSD12’s in the original paint and a U23B in the most recent scheme move out to the yard from the Lake Superior & Ishpeming yard in Eagle Mills, Michigan.
One of the two pairs of operating LS&I cascade green GE's start a load out of the Eagle Mills yard destined for the dock in Marquette.
LS&I 2401 rests in the Eagle Mills shop in August of 1984.
LS&I brings an empty ore train past Bagdad on the way from the dock to Eagle Mills.
LS&I 2404 heads back to Eagle Mills past Three Lakes with a train of empties.
In a somewhat unusual move, 3 LS&I Alligators bring a coal train up the hill from Marquette to Eagle Mills. It was a bit of a hike to get to the Dead River trestle, but the results were worth it.
After stopping to throw the switch at Empire Junction, LS&I 1850 does what Alco's do best as they continue their journey to the Eagle Mills yard.
LSI 3074 leads the 7-Hill job departing Eagle Mills Yard for the ore dock at Marquette (Presque Isle).
A gleaming U25C and two U23C's, each one representing a different LS&I paint scheme, approach Eagle Junction with a train of ore from the Tilden mine.
Bound for Eagle Mills.
Crossing Morgan trestle
1/4 of LS&I's new power is seen high above lake Superior charging the dock pockets on a nearly perfect Saturday morning.
A pair of LS&I's veteran GE's are seen entering the wye at Empire junction making there way up to the mine. With the Cascade Green quickly being phased out it was a welcomed sight and sound.