After a day of testing in preparation for the winter's North Pole Express trains, the Pere Marquette 1225 sits on the turntable at the Steam Railroading Institute in Owosso, Michigan. With the fir... (more)
#765 shares some night moves with #1225.
After a blistering cold morning in the city of Owosso, the morning crew of the Pere Marquette 1225 has gone on duty to begin building the train for the day's North Pole Express runs. With the Cyli... (more)
Pere Marquette #1225 steams by the Carland elevator on its way to Ashley with the second-to-last Christmas train of the season.
Pere Marquette 1225 crosses a classic midwestern ditch on the way north to Ashley.
Pere Marquette 1225 rolls slowly past the old elevator in Carland with a polar express consist in tow.
PM 1225 , The Polar Express Train Rolls North at Wilkinson Rd. on a sunny December morning run to Ashley Michigan (The North Pole) Weekend runs twice a day from Nov. 20 to Christmas. This year has... (more)
PM 1225 , The Polar Express Train Rolls North at Wilkinson Rd. on a cold November morning, with snowflakes falling.The night before the area received about 3-4 inches of fresh white on the ground.... (more)
Finally sunlight has popped out on the Polar Express' return trip to Owosso. Here 1225 is steaming easy as the "fans" get a shot of the beast.
PM 1225 , The Polar Express Train Rolls North Arrives in Ashley Michigan (The North Pole) on its Sunday morning excursion with a sold out train full of families
PM 1225 , The Polar Express Train Rolls North across Baker Creek in Carland Michigan to Ashley Michigan for the November and December Holiday runs
Pere Marquette 1225 pulls the Polar Express forward to load passengers for home.
Pere Marquette leads the second day's North Pole Express towards Ashley, Michigan passing a old farmhouse outside of Owosso, Michigan.