Saginaw to Alpena train passes through business district of East Tawas.
Unfortunately it seems that throughout the month of November, 2011 nearly all of Lake State's ALCO fleet was scrapped. In somewhat better days 381, 181 & 3571 work their way south toward Bay City... (more)
LSRC 381 leads Saginaw Bay Southern train Z126 as it approaches Michigan Avenue in Bay City on trackage formerly operated by CSX.
Train 327a works the yard shortly after sunrise. It's comforting to know that since this photo was taken, the Lake State has been busy repairing it's track.
A discarded spike, left over from when the railroad removed an unnecessary switch, stands guard at C425M 381 awaits her crew. Both soldiers once worked day and night to keep the traffic moving on ... (more)
LSRC 381 formerly Detroit and Mackinac 381 rest peacefully outside the saginaw shops, awaiting some water gasket work.
An Alco C425 leads LSRC 301 North past the farm fields near Kawkawlin, which is just north of Bay City.
Train 326 passes a small building as it heads for downtown Alpena and points south.
Alco C425M 381 pulls a short 9 car train 326 across the Thunder Bay River and out of Alpena.
In for repairs the 381 is pushed into the Saginaw roundhouse by a recently restored Brookville "pony" locomotive.
Lake State Railway C425M 381, which was made in HO scale by Atlas, pulls around Death Curve on a beautiful summer's day.
LSRC 381 is leading a cut of cars from Huron and Easterns Wenona Yard bound for the Lake State yard across town.
Train 326 departs Alpena. The lead unit is Ex: D&M C425M 381 which was made in HO scale by Atlas.
Lake State Railway train 326 south awaits a new crew and its northbound counterpart to arrive at East Tawas.
Train 326 has been recrewed by the Bay City job as it works south with an all Alco/MLW consist: 381-181-3571. 381 is working extra hard as the trailing units are shut down.