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

 

                

     

           

  

 

     

        

   151   Paw Paw, MI   7/92

  

542  Paw Paw, MI   7/30/92  

      

       

        

  

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

7012

Coach

UP 

800560 (ex-JES, exx-ATC 708, nee-UP) PS dome - coach, shown converted to dome - dining car.   information link   photo links

8004

Coach

UP 

information link   photo links

9009

Lounge

UP

information link   photo links

950

Pullman 1910

Western Pacific #302

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

photo link1   photo link2

Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Solomon

Business car

?

HW Pullman sleeper-lounge observation

to Michigan Southern   Double A

 ?

 Coach

?

to restaurant in Alamo

?

Overton Coach

?

from Conway, MI

151

Caboose

?

photo link

541

Caboose

EJ&E 541

to PREX 541

541

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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09/01/14