Cadillac & Lake City Railway
Michigan Line Incorporated Mar. 5, 1963. Lake City to Sandstown, Mi., 4.5 miles. (Missaukee Jct to Lake City and Falmouth) Service was discontinued Feb. 2, 1976, and line was abandoned Aug. 16,1984
Number 2 Lake City, MI C&LC 11 currently located at The Prairie Village, Herman & Milwaukee Railroad Number 2 and Private Car 84 on a mid-October color tour Fireman's view as train nears North Cadillac Approaching highway 131 crossing at North Cadillac Interchanging freight at Missaukee Junction with PRR Engineer "oils around" the machinery of Number 2 Engineer Johnson checks no. 2 on a below zero morning Freight Transfer from PRR at Missaukee Junction A winter freight run at Sayer Siding CADILLAC & LAKE CITY RY's locomotive #2, an oil burning 2-8-2 built in 1912 shown at Sayer Siding in North Cadillac with a mixed freight and passenger train from Lake City, Michigan. The C&LC Ry. maintains year around freight service between Cadillac, Lake City and Falmouth with trains each Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. During the summer there is a daily Passenger Service except Sunday Leon Foster postcard CADILLAC & LAKE CITY RAILWAY Full size steam trains of the C&LC carry passengers through Michigan's forests and along beautiful lakes on scheduled runs between Cadillac and Lake City, Michigan John Penrod postcard THE GOOD OLD DAYS - The old-time steam locomotive and railroad cars of another era recall the thrill of railroading. The Cadillac & Lake City Railway Company offers trips through Michigan's forests and along beautiful lakes on runs between Cadillac and Lake City, Michigan John Penrod postcard CADILLAC & LAKE CITY RAILWAY TRAIN train No. 71 and crew at North Cadillac, Michigan Station, 3 miles north of Cadillac on U.S. 131. Left to right: Engineer Carlton Johnson, fireman Edward Seeley, and conductor Earl Abbett Leon Foster postcard CADILLAC & LAKE CITY RY's locomotive #2, an oil burning 2-8-2 built in 1912, shown just east of North Cadillac, Michigan on a special run with the private car "Emerald Lakes" A rare taste of the elegant living of the past Leon Foster postcard A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE Cadillac & Lake City Railway. passenger train about to leave Lake City for North Cadillac, Michigan. Locomotive #2 is an oil burning, 2-8-2 type built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1912. Both coaches are of all steel construction, built in 1924 by the Osgood Bradley Car Co. for commuter service on the Boston & Albany RR. Leon Foster postcard CADILLAC & LAKE CITY RAILWAY This full size old time Steam Train carries passengers on schedule between Lake City & Cadillac, Michigan LL Cook Co postcard "OLD NUMBER TWO" - of the Cadillac and Lake City Railway wends its way for 22 smoky miles, serving North Cadillac, Lake City, and Falmouth MI color by Geo. C. Happy, Traverse City, Michigan
former C&LC #2 North Freedom, WI
Cadillac & Lake City #25 at Whitewater Valley Railroad
B71 ex Armco Westinghouse blt
MX7 Sanford Centennial Museum Whitcomb WHC Michigan Maple Block
ex C&LC, exx PH&D 52? Wheels of History, Brimley, MI photo link
former Chicago and Western Indiana RR Stillwell coach used on CLC
8/16/06 Rockford, MI İAaron Tanzabel
Reading Books to Close
Ride the Steam Train!
Cadillac & Lake City Route Map
MX7 Whitcomb WHC ~ former Michigan Maple Block, is at Sanford Centennial Museum photo link 2 Baldwin 2-8-2 ~ blt 1912, wt 141,000 lbs, te 21,000 lbs
built as Saginaw Timber Co., then Polson Logging Co., then Rayonier 2,
then Grand Traverse Northern 2 (3/62) GTN leased this unit to C&LC.
Was at Mid Continent Railraw Museum in WI, is now in Oregon
photo link photo link
11 Alco-Cooke 0-4-0T ~ blt 1924, wt 64,000 lbs, te 10,000 lbs
built as Kelly Island Lime & Transport 11, then Mr Carlton Johnson's 11. Jonhson leased it to CLC. Located in South Dakota at Prairie Village ~ photo link photo link photo link
18 Baldwin 2-6-2 ~ blt 1920, wt 110,000 lbs
Built as Florida & Alabama 18, then Mr. F. Steck's 18. Steck leased it to C&LC.
25 Lima Hamilton 750hp ~ blt 1951, wt 216,000 lbs, te27,000 lbs
built as Cincinnati Union Terminal 25, then C&LC 25.
Is operable at Whitewater Valley Railroad in Connersville, IN
B-71 Baldwin-Westinghouse 400hp ~ blt 1930, wt 156,000 lbs, te 34,000lbs
built as Armco Steel B-71, then Michigan Railway Historical Society 71. The Society leased it to C&LC. Was at Jackson St Railroad Museum in Minnesota, moved to IRM in 2016 ~ photo link
127 CLW 4-6-2 ~ blt 1948
built as CP 1278. Built by Canadian Loco. Works, Kingston, Ontario, in 1948.
Was leased to Cadillac & Lake City in 1970 for one year by Steamtown USA in Vermont.
Returned to Steamtown in September of 1971, and Re# back to 1278 in 1974.
Suffered boiler explosion on Gettysburg RR in PA 1995, currently at Ohio Central RR Morgan Run, OH
Info link 1971 photo links photo link
46 Chicago & Western Indiana Stillwell Coach, located in Rockford, MI
Painted Green, Yellow, & Red Photo Link
45 Chicago & Western Indiana Stillwell Coach painted Green 44 Chicago & Western Indiana Stillwell Coach painted Green Steel Coach, blt 1924, Osgood & Bradley for Boston & Albany RR Steel Coach, blt 1924, Osgood & Bradley for Boston & Albany RR Blue Coach 84 Emerald Lakes Photo Link 200 ex CGW photo link ?? ex CGW photo link ?? Diner Car photo link SP70 Snow Plow photo link Red no# Caboose ex PH&D 52?? Photo Link
Abandoned Rails: The Missaukee Branch
USGS TopographicMaps Cadillac North Jennings Lake City Dinca Falmouth
A short movie of 127 & 25 taken in 1969 or 1970 provided by Brian Norman
Cadillac & Lake City History from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian Pacific 1278 Leased to the Cadillac & Lake City Railway 1970-1971
Cadillac & Lake City Ry information and photos by Don's Depot
Baldwin 2-8-2 #2 at Mid Continent Railway Museum
Armco B-71 at Minnesota Transportation Museum also see B-73
The Marion Press: 23 Smokey Miles
Cadillac & Lake City Pictures Railfan.com
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