The locomotive was design to hauled drag freight on the south shore of Lake Superior until sold to the Marquette & Huron Mountain tourist railroad in 1963 along with the other two 1916 Consolidations (#32 & 34).
In 1991 the locomotive was sold to the Illinois railway museum were it was put on static display.
As of Today the engine is part of the collection at the Illinois Railway Museum.
The locomotive is one of three (2-8-0) Consolidations Baldwin delivered to the Lake Superior & Ishpeming in 1916 (#18-#20), this locomotive was renumbered #35 in 1923.
Both #34 and #35 were bought by the IRM in 1985.
The engine was donated to the Illinois Railway Museum since 1985.