A short sand local (11 empty cars) rolls through Ladysmith and passes by a local display of a Soo FP7A and passenger cars.
A nice looking Soo Line heavyweight passenger train display in Ladysmith. This display would take a direct hit from a tornado a few years later, tipping over the cars.
Milw 188 and Soo 6603 work the small yard at Ladysmith before proceeding to Stevens Point with an eastbound.
Cold night air is quickly warming up creating a fog that is blowing and rising from the Flambeau River.
The fog starts to lift as the sun breaks from behind the hillside while this Canadian National freight heads East across the Flambeau River. This shot required my dog Kane and I to scare away some... (more)
The fog is rising off the Flambeau River and the leaves are starting to change color along the river bank. The cool dense air lets the echo of this freight be heard well before and well after the ... (more)
The faded Soo Line herald on the nose of FP7 No. 500, on display alongside the old Soo Line main in Ladysmith, Wisconsin.
Former Soo Line 500 sits at the end of a stub track with three restored Soo Line cars just blocks away sits the Soo Line 1011 a 2-8-2.
Minorca ore loads slowy make their way through Ladysmith as they get ready to head east on the Bradley Sub.
a loaded Minorca to Escanaba ore train crosses the Flambeau river bridge
a loaded Minorca to Escanaba ore train makes the turn onto the Bradley sub for it's journey to Prentice from the Superior sub
Before entering the Superior Sub with Minorca mtys, U755 crosses the Flambeau River on this impressive bridge.
Doesn't look like CN has anymore plans for WC 300 as it sits at the west end of Ladysmith. The line is abandon from here to Cameron. Wisconsin Northern picks up the line from Cameron to Barron.
The calm before the storm.