E&LS ran south from Channing with what looked like wood log cars they are taking to Louisiana-Pacific Corporation just a couple miles down the line. Many have seen the pictures showing the conditi... (more)
Seventy year old Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad FP7 600 is on home rails as she passes the Amasa, Michigan depot in the Upper Peninsula on Thursday night, 17 December 2020. The locomotive is on... (more)
Escanaba & Lake Superior Baldwin 300 shows off a freshly waxed paint job.
2 surviving Cadillac's face off outside the Escanaba and Lake Superior railroad engine house in Wells, MI.
This photo was taken from public property.
A quartet of former Reserve Mining SD9 locomotives sit in storage on the Escanaba & Lake Superior at Escanaba, MI in the company of a couple of baldwin roadswitchers. It does not appear they will ... (more)
Escanaba & Lake Superior SD9s nos. 1224 and 1220 rust away nose to nose at the shop facilities near the waterfront in Escanaba, MI. The units began life in December 1956 as RSMX 1220 and 1224, and... (more)
Escanaba & Lake Superior snowplow no. 112 takes the summer off at Channing, MI in the company of a couple former Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range jennies converted to ballast service. The Great Northe... (more)
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)