Escanaba & Lake Superior

E&LS article pages:
  • Chasing a Daydream - Photos and Story by Michael Koprowicz, 2017
  • E&LS Baldwins - Photos and Story by Pete Jensen, 2005

    The E&LS was an original owner, it acquired these models new from Baldwin:
    VO1000, DS4-4-660, S8
    Other models were acquired from other sources.

    DS4-4-660

    E&LS 101
    photo by: Mark Jorgensen
    Wells, MI - July 2, 2004
    101

    DS4-4-660
    c/n 73367, b/d 11/47

    - built for the Escanaba & Lake Superior as #101
    E&LS 101 photo by: Unknown
    - collection of Mark Laundry

    S8

    E&LS 102 102

    S8
    c/n 75700, b/d 8/52

    - built for the Escanaba & Lake Superior as #102
    photo by: Craig Levine
    Wells, MI - Sept 2004


    DS4-4-1000(SC)

    E&LS 201 201

    DS4-4-1000(SC)
    c/n 73956, b/d 8/48

    - built for the Calumet & Hecla as #201
    photo by: Mark Jorgensen
    Wells, MI - July 2, 2004


    E&LS 202 202

    DS4-4-1000(SC)
    c/n 73957, b/d 8/48

    - built for the Calumet & Hecla as #202
    E&LS 202 E&LS 202
    photos by: Mark Jorgensen
    Menominee, MI - March 31,2004


    E&LS 204
    photo by: Craig Levine
    Wells, MI - Sept 2004
    204

    DS4-4-1000(SC)
    c/n 74777, b/d 5/50

    - built for US Army Corps of Engineers as #L-4
    - to Calumet & Hecla as #204
    - to E&LS in 1971

    RS12

    E&LS 207
    photo by: Mark Jorgensen
    Wells, MI - July 2, 2004
    207

    RS12
    c/n 75475, b/d 5/52

    - built for SAL as #1466
    - became SCL #207
    - to OC&E as #7908
    - to E&LS, Dec. 1984
    E&LS 207
    photo by: Pat Monahan
    - collection of Mark Laundry

    Wells MI. - Dec. 20, 1996


    E&LS 209
    photo by: John Schumann
    Wells, MI - Sept. 25, 2007
    209

    RS12
    c/n 75477, b/d 5/52

    - built for the SAL as #1468
    - became SCL #209
    - to OC&E as #7909
    - to E&LS, May 1984
    E&LS 209
    photo by: Mark Jorgensen
    Wells, MI - July 2, 2004


    E&LS 210
    photo by: John Schumann
    Wells, MI - Sept. 25, 2007
    210

    RS12
    c/n 75478, b/d 5/52

    - built for SAL as #1469
    - became SCL #210
    - to OC&E as #7910
    - to E&LS, Dec. 1984
    E&LS 210
    photo by: Craig Levine
    Wells, MI - Sept 2004


    E&LS 211
    photo by: John Schumann
    Wells, MI - Sept. 25, 2007
    211

    RS12
    c/n 75479, b/d 5/52

    - built for SAL as #1470
    - became SCL #211
    - to OC&E as #7911
    - to E&LS, Dec. 1985
    E&LS 211
    photo by: Eddie Gross
    Wells, MI


    E&LS 212
    photo by: John Schumann
    Wells, MI - Sept. 25, 2007
    212

    RS12
    c/n 75480, b/d 5/52

    - built for SAL as #1471
    - became SCL #212
    - to Michigan Northern as #212
    - to E&LS, 1980
    E&LS 212
    photo by: Craig Levine
    Wells, MI - Sept 2004


    E&LS 213
    photo by: John Schumann
    Wells, MI - Sept. 25, 2007
    213

    RS12
    c/n 75765, b/d 1/53

    - built for SAL as #1472
    - became SCL #213
    - to Michigan Northern as #213
    - to E&LS, 1980
    E&LS 213
    photo by: Mark Jorgensen
    Wells, MI - July 2, 2004


    E&LS 214
    photo by: John Schumann
    Wells, MI - Sept. 25, 2007
    214

    RS12
    c/n 75766, b/d 1/53

    - built for SAL as #1473
    - became SCL #214
    - to Birmingham Rail & Locomotive
    - leased to Neosho Constuction as #6494, 1979
    - to E&LS, 1983
    E&LS 214
    photo by: Craig Levine
    Wells, MI - Sept 2004

    ELS 711
    photo by: Robert Lambrecht
    Roundout, IL - May 1983 red
    E&LS 214
    photo by: Tom Golden -collection of Sam Beck
    B&OCT's Barr Yard, Riverdale, Illinois - June of 1983



    E&LS 300
    photo by: Michael Koprowicz
    Wells Roundhouse - May 2017
    300

    RS12
    c/n 75767 b/d 1/53

    - built for SAL as # 1474
    - became SCL #215
    - to Michigan Northern as #215
    - to E&LS as #300, 1980
    - rebuilt 1982
    ELS 32
    photo by: Tom Trencansky
    Escanaba, MI - Sept. 19, 1985

    E&LS 300 E&LS 300 E&LS 300
    photos by: Peter Jobe
    Escanaba MI. - Aug. 3, 2003

    E&LS 300 & 210
    photo by: Unknown - collection of Mark Laundry



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