Assorted Images

Sep 29 2008

#10 The St.Johns

#10 The St.Johns

An Image of Engine #10, the St.Johns at the Muir station. No. 10 had a wheel arrangement of a 4-4-0. This was called the american type and was built in greater numbers than any other wheel arrangement used in the United States.

Oct 01 2008

Gandy Dancers

Gandy Dancers

“Gandy Dancers” Front from left to right: Jim Ernst, Don Merrow, Phil Perri. Back Row from left to right Calvin Cook and Bob Patsey

Oct 01 2008

"Making a Rail Bed"

"Making a Rail Bed"

Preparing the site for new track on the old brick platform

Oct 01 2008

"Sorting Ties"

"Sorting Ties"

Sorting ties for our new rail bed

Oct 03 2008

"Pulling Up Track"

"Pulling Up Track"

Before we could lay track at the Depot, we had to pull some up from an old siding

Oct 03 2008

"Forman Lining Them Up"

"Forman Lining Them Up"

Our foreman (Phil Perri) is known as "the best". He can line up track by sight and be dead on when checked.
He gives direction to the men down the track by arm and hand signals.

Nov 03 2008

"British Railway Car"

"British Railway Car"

This British Railway Car was in the Roundhouse at Tawas Michigan. It, and another, were pulled out right before the building was destroyed.

Jul 30 2012

Shepardsville Station

Shepardsville Station

This is photo is of the Shepardsville Station in 1907.

From Left to Right is; Station agent Bill Drum, Ramon Deitrich, Albert Longcor, section foreman Alex Olson, and Bill Decker

Jul 30 2012

Junction Hotel at Owosso Junction

Junction Hotel at Owosso Junction

Northeast view of the Junction Hotel at Owosso Junction.

Photograph is from the Mark Worrall post card collection.