Lake State Railway train 327 crosses the Thunder Bay River Bridge with the railroad's second MEI-built slug set as power. The crew has brought the train up from Tawas, MI and will hand it off to t... (more)
The LSRC's second new MEI-built slug set works hard to get its 38 loads and 9 empties up the grade and out of the Alpena area.
A new dawn breaks for the Lake State Railway as the first GP40-3/Road Slug set is readied for full-time service. Posed for PR photos on the company's business car track, GP40-3 #4303 - ex-LSRC GP... (more)
The sun rises on a new era for the Lake State Railway as the first GP40-3/Road Slug set is readied for full-time service. Posed for PR photos on the company's business car track, Road Slug #303 -... (more)
On May 4 (fittingly my wife's birthday...but not her amusement) the Lake State Railway assembled a quartet of the new corporate-image-painted locomotives for train Z126 from Saginaw to Bay City, M... (more)
Making their maiden voyage on the Lake State Railway's Huron Subdivision to Alpena, Michigan, the newly-arrived Metro-East Industries/ZTR Systems-constructed GP40-3/Road Slug set of LSRC 4303 and ... (more)
Their first day in Alpena, LSRC's newly rebuilt slug set departs with TR. #326. #303 is ex-LSRC #371 (originally a GP35).
Lake State Bay City job works the south end of Bay City yard. W.T. Clynes photo, Robert Jordan collection.
LSRC Z126 is proceeding through the south end of Bay City as they pass alongside 24th Street - The grain hoppers on the head end of the train are going to Peavey elevator, which is a few city stre... (more)
A Sunday late morning Z127 is backing onto their train in Lake State's yard. The sign leaves little doubt who owns the place!
A Sunday late morning Z127 heads south out of Saginaw with interchange for CSX at Flint.
469 cast a lonely shadow on the side of the old PM roundhouse in Saginaw on a chilly wet damp night. 469 has been retired for years but has escaped the scrappers torch unlike its other D&M/LSRC al... (more)
LSRC Z126 is heading south toward Saginaw as they approach Nebobish Street in Essexville.
LSRC Z120 is tied down in Saginaw Yard before departing for Flint with a grain train.
LSRC Z145 is coming across the Saginaw River as they return from Midland on the former C&O Ludington Subdivision.