Kent-Barry-Eaton Connecting Railway

KBEC operated 41.8 miles of former PC (NYC/LS&MS) line, excluded from Conrail,

running from Grand Rapids to Vermontville, MI. Initial power on the first all minority

managed railroad was ex AA S3 6 leased from the state and painted two tone blue and silver.

Their only loco was scrapped 3/81, operation was discontinued 10/15/83.

Abandoned Oct. 15, 1983

 

  

Ann Arbor S3 6  

 

     

KBEC 6  

 

     

TSBY 1977 was leased and operated by the KBE when #6 was down

 

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