Kalamazoo, Lake Shore & Chicago Railway Co.

KLS&C operated former CXS rails from Hartford to Paw Paw, with freight and passenger excursion service, including the Star Clipper dinner train.

The Star Clipper move to COE Rail in July, 91 and was replaced by ex METRA E8A 513, and 4 cars from Trancisco Tours.

First trip was 9/20/91 as Michigan Wine Country dinner train. Pioneer Rail Corp now operates line as West Michigan

 

           

           

S1  66   ex Delray connecting 66

 

          

     

KLS&C 85   GP7   ex Santa Fe 2110

 

 

        

     

KLS&C 2066   GP7   ex Santa Fe 2066

 

  

KLS&C 2067   GP7   ex Santa Fe 2067

 

        

     

ex Michigan Northern 1601

 

        

        

Huron & Eastern 104

 

           

KLSC 95   E8A

 

  

151

 

512

 

      

541

 

             

542 

 

  

KLSC 1020

 

  

KLSC 1111

 

     

Coopersville & Marne 7010 (6)   ex KLS&C, exx Wabash 1803

 

     

Coopersville & Marne 3 (703) ex KLSC

 

        

1414  "The Solomon"   HW Pullman sleeper - lounge observation

917

 

  

Alamo   former KLS&C  950  blt 1908 Pullman

 

Equipment Roster

Unit

Make/Model

Original Owner

Notes

85

GP-7

Santa Fe 2110

painted in KLS&C scheme

2066

GP-7

Santa Fe 2066

assigned to dinner train   to Panhandle Northern 2066   photo link

2067

GP-7

Santa Fe 2067

assigned to dinner train

95

E-8A

C&NW

ex METRA

96A

FP-7A

 

 

104

GP-7

AT&SF 2719;

Huron & Eastern 104

last dinner train engine, went to South Central Tennessee:

SCTR 104; SCXY 104 (Scrapped in Greenville, MI 2008)

7012

Coach

UP 

information & photo links

8004

Coach

UP 

information & photo links

9009

Lounge

UP

information & photo links

917     to restaurant in Alamo   photo link

950

Pullman 1910

Western Pacific #302

Denver & Rio Grande 899, to D&RGW 930, to Algoma Central & Hudson Bay 407, to Michigan Northern 407  

photo & information link

Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Solomon

Business car

?

HW Pullman sleeper-lounge observation

to Michigan Southern   Double A

 ?

 Pullman

?

information & photo links

?

Overton Coach

?

from Conway, MI

703   NYC? ex NYC 2600?

151

Caboose

?

photo link

512 Caboose EJ&E 512 photo link

541

Caboose

EJ&E 541

to PREX 541

542

Caboose

EJ&E 542

to PREX 542

KLS&C construction coupon front

KLS&C construction coupon back

KLS&C 1991 schedule

KLS&C 1991 timetable

KLS&C tickets

Wikipedia: Kalamazoo, Lake Shore & Chicago Railway Co

Wine Country Dinner Train

 

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12/25/14