Pere Marquette 2-8-4 No. 1225 will be in action this weekend pulling a sold-out excursion from Owosso to Clare, Michigan.
The train will depart Owosso at 8 a.m. and is expected to reach Clare at noon, traveling over 71 miles of former Ann Arbor Railroad trackage.
The departure from Owosso is expected to be at 4 p.m.
In Clare, actors in 1940s dress will welcome the 1225 with, a brass band, birthday cake, and tours of the town’s train station that was used by the Ann Arbor and Pere Marquette.