President George H.W. Bush waves from the rear car of “The Spirit of America” express during his re-election efforts on Halloween 1992. The impressive 19-car “whistle stop” train trip through the ... (more)
On Halloween 1992, George H.W. Bush made a last-ditch effort for re-election in the 1992 Presidential campaign against Bill Clinton with a train trip through the Wisconsin countryside. The Preside... (more)
Are you lost? DMIR 144 leads an empty ore train on CNW's Adam's Line at Sussex, WI in March of 1974. The bridge is the crossing of Soo Line's mainline to Chicago. Russ Porter Kodachrome from my co... (more)
Wisconsin Central train No. 348 rumbles into Sussex, Wisconsin, on March 22, 1996, in a view from Milwaukee Road’s “Bug Line” bridge, now a bike trail. A quartet of EMDs power the train—former San... (more)
The depot in Sussex, WI stands guard over CNW's Adams Line mainline in April of 1974. An International MOW vehicle keeps an eye on things as well. The depot was moved off-site in 1978, and has mov... (more)
Detour! In August of 1990, Canadian Indians blocked both CN and CP tracks in Ontario. CN detoured several trains over the CNW from Chicago thru Wisconsin. Here we see a westbound detour train blas... (more)
CNW caboose #10907 and a mate bring up the rear of a westbound freight passing thru Sussex, WI in December of 1984.
Soo Line 731 brings a northbound train thru Sussex, WI in the early morning hours of a nice June day in 1985. The bridge in the background is the CNW's Adams Line, and the train is about to come u... (more)
Southbound SOO at Sussex,WI..
Southbound Soo Line freight passes under the C&NW mainline at Sussex,WI..
This regional manifest rolls south at last light with a venerable Dash-8 at the helm with a head end of mixed freight full of new Potash cars.
A Northbound CN manifest breaks the silence in Sussex. Leader was a Cowl unit, number and train symbol unknown.
A pair of CN ES44DC's head up a southbound oil train in Sussex, making their way along the former Wisconsin Central.
CN 2854 leads a oil train south through the town of Sussex.
A pair of "DeathStar" SD40-3s head up the long distance local to Waukesha, as they start their trek back towards their terminal at Fond du Lac.