Michigan AuSable Valley Railroad

Operates passenger service near Fairview. The steam locomotive used is from the  Pinconning & Blind River















Pinconning & Blind River Railroad

 (photo and information from old postcard)


Pinconning & Blind River Steam Engine #5661 leaving the 140-ft. tunnel with a mixed load of logs and passengers. This scenic miniature railroad in the

woods off of M33 near Fairview, Michigan, operates on 2 miles of main line, plus sidings and a branch to the owners sawmill.



Motive Power of the Pinconning & Blind River R.R. at the passenger station south of M33 near Fairview, Michigan.

The steam engine is a 6 ton Hudson type 4-6-4 used for heavy service. The one ton Diesel handles the light freight and passenger work.



Steam powered passenger train of the Pinconning & Blind River R.R. crossing 120 ft. Golden trestle. The Blind River route has  2 miles of

main line thru the forest near Fairview, Michigan. Passenger trains operate from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. on Saturdays and Sundays in June; and

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays during July and August thru Labor Day.



Round House scene on the Pinconning and Blind River railroad near Fairview Michigan. The Blind River Route has 2 miles of main line,

and passenger trains operate from 10 am to 5 pm on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays from may 30 thru Labor Day.


Pinconning and Blind River Railroad Historical Information

Pinconning and Blind River #5661 Historical Information

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