Former Conrail GP38 7772, built as Penn Central 7772 in September 1969 suns itself at the Escanaba & Lake Superior shops and yard in Channing, MI. The 39 year old Geep is now ELS 402 and still sho... (more)
Escanaba & Lake Superior snowplow extra heads west on the line to Amasa Michigan to retrieve several pulpwood flats and drop off 4 empty pulpwood flats. Power today is GP38 ELS 402 and FP7A ELS 60... (more)
ELS 600 (ex Milwaukee Road 96A) was reactivated after spending 8 years in storage on the Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad. 9 hours of driving sure paid off to see this beautiful cab unit on a bea... (more)
The shipper's special rolls north near Amasa, MI.
Escanaba & Lake Superior's passenger special makes its way into Mass City, where the crew will run around the train for the return trip to Pembine, WI.
After running around the shipper's special, ELS GP38 #400 and Baldwin RS-12 #300 slowly make way through Pembine, approaching the boarding area.
Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad's passenger special North bound at Sidnaw headed for Mass City, in Michigans upper peninsula on a fall like day.
Copyright Steve Smedley
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)
Coleman Welcomes You! ELS 1220 rolls thru Coleman, WI in July of 2000. These ex-Reserve Mining SD9's may have looked rough but sure sounded good!
With 1223 the only one that ever sees any kind of local regular duty these days, a five-pack of iron ore dust colored ex-Reserve Mining fleet of SD9s is still hanging on in the U.P. of Michigan at... (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