Michigan Small Scale Live Steamers Steamup Reports & Photo Links

We hope you enjoy these steamup reports and photos from our many club events.  They provide a running history of MSSLS live steam activities. Catch up on the latest runs, see our newest locomotives and read about our member’s latest equipment changes. Also, have a look at some of the earlier write-ups to see how we (not the locomotives) have changed!

Check back often for information about our latest runs.  Better yet, check the schedule and come join us at our next live steam event, then we’ll write about your locomotive! 

 

2016 Steamups

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend – MSSLS at Huckleberry RR  Fred G & Bob Winkle Photos

Shay Days – MSSLS at Shay ays 2016   Bob Winkel Photos  Tom Myers Photos

Log Cabin Days –  MSSLS at Log Cabin Days 2016  Bob Winkel Photos

Gordon Hall Days – MSSLS at Gordon Hall Days   Bob Winkel Photos

2015 Steamups

Gratiot Valley Fall Train Show – MSSLS at Gratiot Valley 10-31-15  Bob Winkel & Fred G. Photos  Tom Myers Photos

Hobo Days – MSSLS at PH&D Hobo Days  Bob Winkel Photos  Tom M. Photos

Ninth Annual Lindley Summer Steamup – MSSLS at Lindleys 2015   Bob Winkle Photos

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend – MSSLS at Huckleberry RR  Fred G & Bob Winkle Photos

Roscommon Train Days / Houghton Lake Steamup – MSSLS Rosco Train Days 2015   Fred G., Bob Windel Photos

Log Cabin Days –  MSSLS at Log Cabin Days 2015   Bob Winkel Photos

Druand Union Station –  MSSLS Durand Railroad Days 2015  Fred G., Bob Winkel Photos

Hobby-Rama Hobby Show – MSSLS at Hobby-Rama   Bob Winkel Photos

Mt. Pleasant Train Show – MSSLS at Mt. Pleasant 2015  Bob Winkel & Fred Gandolfi Photos   Tom Myers Photos & Video

A Train Show and Sale – MSSLS ‘A’ Train Show 1-17-15  Event Photos

2014 Steamups

Gratiot Valley Fall Train Show – MSSLS at Gratiot Valley 11-2-14  Fred G. Photos Tom M. Photos

Hobo Days – MSSLS at PH&D Hobo Days  Bob Winkel Photos  Tom M. Photos

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend – MSSLS at Huckleberry RR  Tom M. Photos  Bob Winkel Photos

Shay Days – Bob Weltyk Photos  Bob Weltyk TV News Interview

Roscommon Train Days / Houghton Lake Steamup – MSSLS Rosco Train Days 2014  Fred G., Bob P. & Bob Winkel Photos  Beam Loco Video

Log Cabin Days – MSSLS Waterford Log Cabin Days 2014  Bob Winkel Photos

Pine Ridge Lumber Company – Fred G. Photos  Tom M. Photos

Durand Union Station – MSSLS Durand Railroad Days 2014   Fred G., Bob Winkel Photos  Tom M. Photos

Mt. Pleasant Train Show – Fred G Photos

Bluewater Train Show –  MSSLS Taylor Train Show 3-9-14  Bob W. Photos

A Train Show and Sale – MSSLS ‘A Train Show 1-19-14   Bob W. Photos

2013 Steamups

Christmas Wonderfest – MSSLS Christmas Wonderfest 2013 Bob Weltyk Videos –>  Day 1, Day 2, Day 3,  Tom M. Photos, Fred G. & Bob Winkel Photos

Gratiot Valley Fall Train Show –  MSSLS Gratiot Valley Fall 2013   Bob Winkel Photos

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend – MSSLS at Huckleberry RR  Fred G. & Bob Winkel Photos  MLive press coverage

Shay Days – Tom M. Photos  Bill H. Photos

Log Cabin Days – MSSLS Waterford Log Cabin Days 2013  Bob Winkel Photos  Tom M. Photos

Pine Ridge Lumber Company – Bill H. Photos

Durand Union Station – MSSLS Durand Railroad Days 2013  Fred G., Bill H. & Bob Winkel Photos

Mt. Pleasant Train Show – MSSLS Mid-Michigan Show 3-24-13   Photos  The Morning Sun Press Coverage

Taylor Train Show – MSSLS Taylor Train Show 3-10-13  Bob W. Photos

Gratiot Valley Train Show – MSSLS Gratiot Valley 3-3-13  Bob W. Photos

A Train Show and Sale – MSSLS ‘A Train Show 1-20-13  Jim B. & Bob W. Photos

2012 Steamups

Dan Samuels Steamup, Steamup #4 – Dans Photos

Gratiot Valley Train Show – MSSLS Gratiot Valley Run Report 11-4-12  Bob Winkel Photos

Dan Samuels Steamup, Steamup #3  MSSLS at D. Samuels 9-15  Dans Photos  Tom M. Photos

Sixth Annual Lindley Summer Steamup – MSSLS at Wills  Tom M. Photos  Bob Winkel & Jim Bowers Photos

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend – MSSLS at Huckleberry RR   Fred G. & Bill H, Photos  Press Coverage MLive  Press Coverage Flint Journal

Shay Days – Tom M. Photos

Log Cabin Days – Fred G, Photos

Pine Ridge Lumber Company – Fred G. & Bill H. Photos  Willis run on YouTube

Canterbury –  MSSLS at Canterbury 6-9-12  Photos

Dan Samuels Steamup, Steamup #1 – Dans Photos

Durand Union Station –  MSSLS Durand Show 5-20-12  Dan S., Bob W., Jim B. & Fred G. Photos

Chelsea Train, Railroad & Toy Meet – MSSLS Chelsea Show 4-15-12  Photos

Mt. Pleasant Train Show – MSSLS Mid-Michigan Show 3-25-12  Freds Photos  The Morning Sun Press Coverage

Gratiot Valley Train Show – MSSLS Gratiot Valley Run Report 3-4-12  Jim & Freds Photos   Tom Myers Photos & Video 

A Train Show & Sale (formally Troy Train Show) –  MSSLS ‘A Train Show’ 1-15-12   Moons Youtube Video

2011 Steamups

Gratiot Valley Fall Steamup – MSSLS at Gratiot Valley 11-6   Jim Bowers Photos

Dan Samuels ‘Steamup Steamup #2 – Dan Samuels & Jim Bowers Photos

Dan Samuels ‘Steamup Steamup’ –  MSSLS at D Samuels 9-17   Fred G.- Gayle S. – Bob Winkel  Photos  Tom M. Photos

Weltyk Impromptu Labor Day Steamup – MSSLS at Weltyks 9-3   Jim Bowers Photos

Fifth Annual Lindley Summer Steamup – MSSLS at Lindleys 8-20   Bob Weltyk Photos    Tom M. Photos

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend – MSSLS at Huckleberry Railroad 8-6 / 8-7   Jim B. & Fred G. Photos   Tom M. Photos

GLITZ Leukemia Fundraiser – MSSLS at Glitz Leukemia Fund Raiser   Bob W. Photos

Log Cabin Days –  MSSLS Waterford Log Cabin Days 6-25 / 6-26   Jim B Photos   Tom M. Photos

Robb DeVries Steamup – MSSLS at Pine Ridge Railroad 6-18-11    Jim B. & Bill H. Photos

Canterbury Village –  MSSLS Canterbury Run, 6-11 / 6-12     Bob & Freds Photos      Freds Video

Durand Railroad Days – MSSLS Durand Run Part I, Saturday 5-14   /   MSSLS Durand Run Part II, Sunday 5-15

Mt. Pleasant (Mid-Michigan Train Show) – Mt. Pleasant Report 3-27-11     Freds Photos     Steamtom1 Interview (2008)

Gratiot Valley Train Show – MSSLS Gratiot Valley Run Report 3-6-11

Troy Model Train Show – MSSLS Run At The Troy Show 1-17-11

2010 Steamups

Gratiot Valley Train Show – MSSLS Gratiot Valley Run Report 11-7-10

Rails-On-Wheels Train Show (report by Jim Bowers) – MSSLS Run At Rails-On-Wheels 10-28-10

Bob’s Photos  Picasa Link   Will Lindleys  Video   Mylargescale: Forum Page

Ron Brown/Bill Kay Memorial Steamup October 7th – Weltyks Memorial Steamup  John H. Photos Flicker Link 

Port Huron & Detroit Historical Society 9-18-10 – PH&D Report

Canterbury Steamup – Canterbury Village 2010    Bob W. Photos

Log Cabin Days – MSSLS Run At Waterford’s Log Cabin Days 6-26&27-2010    John H. Photos    Tom M. Photos

Durand Railroad Days –  MSSLS Run At Durand 5-15-10     Fred’s Photos    John H. Photos

Mt. Pleasant (Mid-Michigan Train Show) 3-27-10 – Mt. Pleasant Report 2010

Troy Model Train Show – Event Coverage

2009 Steamups

Third Annual Lindley’s Steamup – Event Coverage

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend – John Helmers Photos  John Fullers Photos   Bruce G. Photos

Train Festival 2009 – Chuck V. Photos 23rd / 26th   John Fuller Photos   Bruce G. Photos

Log Cabin Days – Tom M. Photos  John Helmers Photos  Fred G. Video

Mt. Pleasant (Mid-Michigan Train Show) – Event Coverage

Troy Model Train Show – Event Coverage

2008 Steamups

Southeast MI Train Show –  Event Coverage

Gratiot Valley Fall Train Show – Event Coverage

Canterbury Fall Steamup – Event Coverage

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend –  Event Coverage

Smoke On The Water – Event Coverage

Log Cabin Days – Event Coverage

Canterbury Spring Steamup – Event Coverage

Mt. Pleasant (Mid-Michigan Train Show) –  Event Coverage

Gratiot Valley Train Show – Event Coverage

Troy Model Train Show – Event Coverage

2007 Steamups

Christmas Party – Event Coverage

Canterbury Fall Steamup –  Event Coverage

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend –  Thursday @ Weltyks   Friday @ Fullers   Weekend @ The Huck  Bill H. Photos

Smoke On The Water – Event Coverage

Log Cabin Days –  Event Coverage

Canterbury Spring Steamup – Event Coverage

Durand Railroad Days –  Event Coverage

Mt. Pleasant (Mid-Michigan Train Show) –  Event Coverage

Troy Model Train Show –  Event Coverage

2006 Steamups

Christmas Party – Event Coverage

Christmas Expo Show – Event Coverage

Gratiot Valley Fall Train Show – Event Coverage

Canterbury Fall Steamup –  Event Coverage

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend –  Thursday @ Weltyks   Friday @ Fullers   Weekend @ The Huck  Bill H. Photos

Smoke On The Water – Event Coverage

Robb DeVries Steamup – Event Coverage

Log Cabin Days –  Event Coverage

Canterbury Spring Steamup – Event Coverage

Durand Railroad Days –  Event Coverage

Gratiot Valley Train Show – Event Coverage

Troy Model Train Show –  Event Coverage

2005 Steamups

Christmas Party – Event Coverage

Canterbury Fall Steamup –  Event Coverage

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend –  Weekend @ The Huck

Canterbury Spring Steamup – Event Coverage

Durand Railroad Days –  Event Coverage

Gratiot Valley Train Show – Event Coverage

Troy Model Train Show –  Event Coverage

2004 Steamups

Canterbury Fall Steamup –  Event Coverage

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend –  Weekend @ The Huck

Shay Days – Event Coverage

Gingellville Church Steamup – Event Coverage

Midwest Steamup – Event Coverage

Durand Railroad Days –  Event Coverage

Shepherd Maple Festival – Event Coverage

2003 Steamups

Bob Starr Fund Raiser –  Event Coverage

Shay Days – Event Coverage

Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend –  Weekend @ The Huck

Gingellville Church Steamup – Event Coverage

Midwest Steamup –   Event Coverage

Meeting @ Fullers 5/4 –   Event Coverage

Meeting @ Fullers 4/13 –  Event Coverage

Meeting @ Fullers 3/22 –  Event Coverage

The picture links below are steamup pictures from before MSSLS was officially a club.  But many of the same faces.

2002 Steamups

Misc. Steamup Pictures – Event Coverage

2001 Steamups

Misc. Steamup Pictures – Event Coverage