All but 2 of the Alcos owned by Lake States have been scrapped including all four in this photo. These three MLW M420's were the first to be scrapped.
Back in the summer of 2008, visitors to the Lake State Railway could routinely expect to see all-Alco and MLW lead trains, such as the northbound to Alpena, pictured here crossing the Thunder Bay ... (more)
With the sudden death of Jim George, owner of the Lake State Railway, the road's small fleet of Alco and MLW diesels face an uncertain future. In this photo from 2008, two engines are nestled in t... (more)
An aging MLW leads train 327a through the streets of Alpena on a gloomy June morning.
Go MLW! GO! With the plow in the middle of the state, the Lake State ran a lone unit a short ways through town to clear the way, seen here blasting through a snowbank and smoking it up. Alpena has... (more)
Installing the F.R.E.D.
M420W 3500 rests inside of the roundhouse. Photo taken with permission.
The leaves are just beginning to change color and fall along the Huron Sub in Alpena. Here we see LSRC M420W pulling past some color and the ATi Corp.
LSRC 3500 leads a three pack of mixed paint down 10th ave in Alpena. The train is destined for Bay City, MI.
LSRC 3500, still in Kelowna Pacific paint, leads train 326 South through downtown Alpena.
LSRC 3500 is framed by the brush.
Train 326 pulls South at 3rd Street just before the clouds roll in to darken up the scene.
LSRC M420W 3500 is about to cross Johnson Street and enter the yard limits after a long journey up from Bay City.
LSRC M420W 3500 leads train 326 South at the Werth Road crossing.
The brush is thick on the North end of the yard...