BNSF 7255 leads Amtrak #8 thru Franksville, WI on January 13th, 2018. The low level coaches are unusual as well. Not bad for my first shot of the year.
Not far from Sturtevant,Wi.southbound on one of Amtrak's French Turbo trains. We're(John Gruber and myself) riding with Milwaukee Road Engineer Don Amby and Fireman Bill Beecher to Chicago.
Brand new Siemens Charger SC-44 #4620 leads Amtrak Hiawatha #339 thru Franksville, WI on August 25th, 2017.
Amtrak is breaking in their Siemens SC-44 Chargers on Amtrak's Haiwatha's between Milwaukee and Chicago as seen on train #334. Unfortunately, they are not yet leading.
CP 8743 brings a southbound freight thru Franksville, WI on June 25th, 2017.
BNSF 7293 brings southbound hoppers thru Franksville, WI on CP's C&M Subdivision on June 25th of 2017. You never know what railroad will be represented on this line.
Another episode of who's railroad is it? Soo Line 6613 sits in CNW's siding Kay with a coal train as the caboose of a westbound freight passes by. The action is on CNW's New Line in Franksville, W... (more)
Amtrak Veteran's Unit 90221 has been bucking snow as it leads Hiawatha #338 thru Franksville, WI on March 14th, 2017. Areas of SE Wisconsin got up to 20" of snow from this storm.
Many fans knew about this, but it was pure luck for me as Amtrak Cascades unit #469 leads the Empire Builder thru Franksville, WI on March 11 of 2017
My first train of 2017 was a typical freight on CP's Milwaukee-Chicago mainline. BNSF 5116 leads a NS and a CP engine with a southbound freight across Kraut Road (yes of sauerkraut fame) in Franks... (more)
CP 9578 blasts thru Franksville, WI on CP's C&M Sub (ex-MILW) during a snowstorm on 12/11/2016.
Amtrak Hiawatha #336 blasts thru Franksville, WI on CP's C&M Sub (ex-MILW) during a snowstorm on 12/11/2016.
Happy birthday! To me anyways. INRD leads a coal train thru Franksville, WI on my birthday in 2012.
One of two! Amtrak F69 #450 has been repainted into Siemen's colors for the German ICE train that visited many communities in 1993.
Like sauerkraut? Amtrak Hiawatha #340 passes appropriately named Kraut Road on a beautiful June evening. The facilities in the foreground were once home to Franks Kraut, one of the largest sauerkr... (more)