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Pere Marquette 1225

Pere Marquette 1225, the largest and most impressive piece in the Steam Railroading Institute's collection, is one of the largest operating steam locomotives in Michigan. The 1225 was built in October of 1941 by the Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio for the Pere Marquette Railway.

Pere Marquette 1225 is owned, maintained and operated by the Steam Railroading Institute. It's part of the National Register of Historic Structures and is renowned for its role in the 2004 Warner Brothers Christmas Classic, THE POLAR EXPRESSâ„¢. 1225's blueprints were used as the prototype for the locomotive image as well as its sounds to bring the train in the animated film to life!


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