CNW's Eden Turn, powered by a pair of Geeps, switches the yard in Fond Du Lac, WI in March of 1988. The train, led by CNW 4467, will soon head south back to Butler.
CNW's Eden Turn, led by GP9 #4554, switches the Fond Du Lac, WI yard in July of 1988. CNW's DTC Block signboard is to the left of the locomotive. The Soo Line yard is just left of the DTC sign.
CNW 964 departs the North Fond Du Lac, WI yard in May of 1986. These SD45's had an unusual look thanks to their lack of dynamic brakes.
WC 6654 has departed Shops Yard in Fond Du Lac, WI and is about to start its' assault on Byron Hill in this shot from June of 1996. F45's really looked good in the WC paint scheme.
A rare brown Soo Line caboose trails a Lake States train south of Fond Du Lac in March of 1987.
A Wisconsin Central SD45 is getting a fresh coat of maroon and gold at the shops in Fond du Lac, WI in November of 1990.
Soo Line Alco FA-1 206B and 206A at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in May 1958. Photo from my collection, no photographer information on slide.
Soo Lines U30C's languish in the Fond Du Lac yard in June of 1983. They were stored in late 1981 and never turned another wheel in service. They were retired in 1983 and 1984 and traded to EMD for... (more)
I christen thee.....A bottle of champagne breaks on the coupler of WC #1 as it is dedicated to the late Francis J. Wiener in November of 1990. Fran was an avid fan of the Soo Line and later the WC... (more)
One of the neat things about work trains in the 1980's was the variety of old freight cars you could see with them, such as this Soo Line outside braced wood boxcar at Shops yard in 1983
4 FRV Geeps pass the ex CNW depot in Fond Du Lac, WI in July of 1991. The tracks are gone but the depot, amazingly, still stands.
CNW 4130 switches the south end of Fond Du Lac yard under the watchful eyes of C&NW's distinctive semaphores. The interchange track with the Soo Line could use some work.
With the lights shining on it and the moon slowly rising into the night sky, this CN caboose sits on display for everyone to see. Thank you CN for donating this beautiful caboose.
It may look like the Soo Line, but it is actually Lake States RR, the short lived subsidiary before purchase by the WC. Here a northbound awaits a southbound at Shops Yard, both trains powered by ... (more)
So what do you call more than one caboose? A pair of the rest at the Soo Line's Shops Yard in June of 1983. The SOO kept their wood fleet around longer than most.