Ex. CN3577 built 1976. Bill Clynes photo.
The LSRC's predecessor Detroit & Mackinac was historically home to a fleet of Alco diesels. The LSRC carried on that tradition into the 2000s until the fleet (minus the 469) was scrapped in 2011. ... (more)
One of the new Lake State slug sets works hard up the grade south out of Alpena with a hefty 57 car train 326.
LSRC Z126 is approaching Fremont Street in Bay City as they head for Saginaw.
LSRC 975 meets its demise at the Alpena Yard back in 2011. The unit started its life as Boston & Maine #1517 before having its nose chopped and having a 12-251C engine put in by Morrison Knudsen. ... (more)
One of Lake State (and it is Lake State, not "Lake States") Railway's new road slug sets leads a heavy 326 south out of Alpena.
Lake State Railway train 325, the Alpena yard job, turns their engine on the Rogers City wye. At left is one of the old WWII troop sleeper cars the D&M converted into cabooses.
LSRC 805, a former Rocky Mountaineer engine of the same number, leads train 326 out of Alpena, MI at Grant Street on a warm summer evening.
Lake State Railway GP40M-3 4303 leads slug 303 and the 57 cars of southbound train 326 down 10th Avenue, crossing US 23. Alpena, MI.
CSX R322-18 finally pulls out of the yard out onto the yard leads at the North End of Stanley Yard in Walbridge, Ohio, after being on duty since 9:30am. The consist was loaded with 3 new repainted... (more)
The LSRC Z126 job passes the Saginaw Yard offices with a veteran unit leading.
Lake State Z145 is on the move again after waiting for HESR 800 to clear at Mershon.
Sitting on borrowed time. On this rainy cold night in March i had no idea at the time that the 4300 the only GP40X on LSRC and two other GP40's would be pulled from service shortly after this and ... (more)
LSRC 1179 leads Z127 a few miles north of Clio.
LSRC 1179 & 6301 throttle up after clearing the slow order in Bridgeport.