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  1. NS B-1-G heading east

    NS B-1-G heading east

    B-1-G NS #3065 Coming back from Niles passes under Jefferson St bridge in Dowagiac
  2. B-1-G makes it's run from Kalamazoo to Dowagiac, MI

    B-1-G makes it's run from Kalamazoo to Dowagiac, MI

    Here B-1-G meets us at Twin Lake Rd. next stop Dowagiac, Mi than on to Niles, MI
  3. B-1-G Makes it's way back to Dowagiac from Niles

    B-1-G Makes it's way back to Dowagiac from Niles

  4. National Standard Switch looking west

    National Standard Switch looking west

    Lake Street bridge can be seen in back ground Niles, MI
  5. National Sttandard's new switch

    National Sttandard's new switch

  6. National Standard's new siding with new switch installed

    National Standard's new siding with new switch installed

    Looking east or North towards Dowagiac
  7. National Standard's new siding Niles, MI

    National Standard's new siding Niles, MI

    Here's National Standard's new siding with it's new derailer installed. This will add more freight to B-1-G's weekly run from Kalamazoo to Niles
  8. Amtrak # 29 Crossing the St. Josephs River Niles, MI

    Amtrak # 29 Crossing the St. Josephs River Niles, MI

  9. Amtrak #27 pulling out of Niles

    Amtrak #27 pulling out of Niles

    Crossing the ST Josephs River pulling out of Niles, MI heading for Chicago, IL
  10. NS B-1-G working Lawton, MI

    NS B-1-G working Lawton, MI

    B-1-G Lawton, MI droping off and picking up tank cars than heading for Dowagiac and Niles 6/20/2006
  11. NS B-1-G crew working Amtrak MOW yard Niles, MI

    NS B-1-G crew working Amtrak MOW yard Niles, MI

    NS B-1-G working tracks from 1913 MCRR Niles' old terminal picking up Amtrak gondolas 6/20/2006
  12. Niles Simplicity Pattern Company NS 3065

    Niles Simplicity Pattern Company NS 3065

    Simplicity Pattern Company Niles, MI NS #3065 GP40-2
  13. Niles B-1-G at Simplicity Pattern Company

    Niles B-1-G at Simplicity Pattern Company

    NS 3065 GP40-2 picks up a boxcar at Simplicity Pattern Company in Niles, MI
  14. Niles, MI 30 stall rounhouse/100' turntable

    Niles, MI 30 stall rounhouse/100' turntable

    In 1919, plans were released for the new Niles Yards on the east side of Niles, MI, including a thirty stall roundhouse and a 100' turntable, the huge diesel shop which is still there along with the ice house, 75 miles of track down to maybe 2 miles now. From 1920 - 1960.
  15. 100\' turntable old 30 stall roundhouse Niles, MI

    100\' turntable old 30 stall roundhouse Niles, MI

    In 1919, plans for the new Niles Yards on the east side of Niles, including a thirty stall roundhouse and a 100\' turntable this is a photo in 2006 of same turntable the roundhouse is now small shops but is still there. This was all part of The Michigan Central Railroad Niles Terminal.




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