Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad

Iron ore hauling railroad, Empire-Tilden Mine to Lake Superior

RS1 1001

 

  

RS2 1502

 

RS2 1503

 

          

     

RS3 1604

 

         

     

RS3 1608

 

RS3 1610

 

  

RSD12 1800   (renumbered to 1850)

 

         

     

RSD12 1801

 

        

  

RSD12 1802

 

        

   

RSD12 1803

 

        

  

  

RSD12 1804

 

RSD12 1805

 

     

      

RSD12 1850

 

        

        

  

RSD12 1851

 

        

     

  

RSD12 1852

 

        

        

     

RSD12 1853

 

         

     

U23C 2300

 

        

        

   

U23C 2301

 

      

U23C 2302

 

     

U23C 2303

 

      

U23C 2304

 

        

           

      

RSD15 2400

 

        

        

        

RSD15 2401   (renumbered to 2406 by Fox River Valley)

 

     

        

 

RSD15 2402   (renumbered to 2407 by Fox River Valley)   Illinois Railway Museum

 

     

RSD15 2403

 

        

     

RSD15 2404

 

        

        

RSD15 2405

 

     

U25C 2500

 

        

        

     

     

U25C 2501  

 

  

U30C 3000

 

     

U30C 3001

 

     

U30C 3002

 

U30C 3004

 

     

U30C 3005

 

   

U30C 3006

 

  

U30C 3007

 

   

U30C 3008

 

   

U30C 3009

 

   

U30C 3010

 

      

U30C 3011

 

     

U30C 3014

 

U30C 3015

 

  

U30C 3050

 

        

U30C 3053

 

  

C30-7 3071

 

   

C30-7 3072

 

C30-7 3073

 

      

        

  

Eagle Mills yard and shop area 

 

       

        

  

right of way

 

        

        

        

        

rolling stock

 

  

Presque Isle Station

 

        

 Big Bay Depot  Big Bay Depot Motel 

 

        

     

Tilden Mine

 

  

Marquette Dock   postcard

 

        

  

LS&I  21   2-8-0  Alco, 1910 , also ran on Marquette & Huron Mountain  it has now been moved to Augusta, WI  for restoration

 

    

LS&I  22  2-8-0  Alco, 1910    Mid Continent Railway Museum  LS&I 22

 

     

     

             

LS&I 23   2-8-0 Alco (Pittsburgh)  Kingston, NY   Empire State Railway Museum

 

        

LS&I  35  2-8-0  Alco, 1916   Illinois Railway Museum   LS&I 35

 

M&HM 23   Marquette, MI   8/28/74   photo ©Robert C Anderson        

              

M&HM 23   

 

Lake Superior & Ishpeming 18   2-8-0 Alco (Pittsburgh)   Grand Canyon, AZ   Grand Canyon Railroad

Lake Superior & Ishpeming 20   2-8-0 Alco (Pittsburgh)   Grand Canyon, AZ   Grand Canyon Railroad

Lake Superior & Ishpeming 23   2-8-0 Alco (Pittsburgh)  Kingston, NY   Empire State Railway Museum

Lake Superior & Ishpeming 24   2-8-0  Alco, 1910   Green Bay, WI   National Railroad Museum

Lake Superior & Ishpeming 29   2-8-0 Alco (Pittsburg)   Grand Canyon, AZ   Grand Canyon Railroad

Lake Superior & Ishpeming 33   2-8-0 Baldwin   West Lafayette, OH   Ohio Central

Lake Superior & Ishpeming 34   Alco 2-8-0   Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

 

West Tennessee Railroad  former LS&I Alcos  Status as of 1/02

1801 - O/S for Parts
1850 - O/S for Parts
1851 - O/S for Parts, no trucks
1852 - Operational, Stored pending SALE.
1853 - Operational, Stored pending SALE.
1854 - O/S for Parts, gutted

 

 

Also see:   Marquette & Huron Mountain
Links

LS&I Diesel Roster 

Abandoned Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad 

Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad   from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

LS&I #1 Combination Car  at Mid Continent Railway and Museum

New Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railway Photos by Ted Ellis

Unofficial Lake Superior & Ishpeming Website

A cybertour of the LS&I

OreRail Mailing List onelist.com

Andy Larson's Home Page  Marquette area Railroad, Mine, & Ore Dock photos and information

 

Reference Materials

Motive Power of The Lake Superior & Ishpeming   David R, Sweetland   Diesel Era  Sep/Oct 2005

U-Boats in the U.P. Steve Glischinsky Trains Sep. 99

Pellets and Pulpwood Doug Leffler Railfan & Railroad Mar 80

Alligators in The North Woods Sandy Burton Railfan & Railroad

Videos

Alcos, Iron Ore and More Buy it at Rails & Shafts

Michigan Ore Lines Pentrex

 

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3/8/15