Aboard Amtrak No. 8 from the cab of F40PH No. 357 on November 9, 1992 just east of Rio and about 14.5 miles east of Portage, Wisconsin, we pass the scene of a derailment. I don’t remember the deta... (more)
Normally, eastbound loads are grinding climbing up the path into Rio. However, on this day the mighty Mac's of the INRD are having no problem cresting the grade with a coke train.
Unstoppable Beavers Take 2
The Empire Builder makes a brief appearance in Rio, at speed passing the site of the old MILW depot that stood on the spot until recently when CP MOW forces removed it.
An eastbound manifest swings off the curve near Rio.