A very "Dark Future" consist rolls east out of Wyocena around a superelevated curve.
I woke up at 2:00 am expecting another train, but instead I got this...you will not see me complaining at all! A late running 182 does it's thing making good time on the hill east of Wyocena.
Westbound freight derailment at Wyocena,WI. when a 50 year old truckside broke on a NYC coal hopper load headed for the Wisconsin valley paper mills. Car was 27 ahead of caboose and derailed 23 ca... (more)
Extra 151 East passes Extra 198 East about a mile east of Wyocena,WI.. At this time the Milwaukee was still a timetable/train order railroad.
Owning the golden hour - We owned the golden hour this day. 486 blasts east uphill out of Portage and into Wyocena on CP's Watertown Sub.
CP train 281 wastes no time nearing Portage and a crew change.
Empty coke hoppers move west on the approach to Wyocena.
Three golden beavers have the 288 rolling after a meet at Wyocena. The DS is giving the CTC keypad a workout keeping trains moving over the Watertown sub after a shutdown of almost a month.
The rock train has been busy lately, flooding & washouts added to the many summertime work duties.
The dandelions are in full bloom as Amtrak's Empire Builder rounds the curve at Hill Rd. nearing Wyocena.
Still early in the Wisconsin growing season, the fields lie fallow as the Afternoon Hi passes by.
A MRL trio has a CP Roseport coal train in tow leaving Wyocena.
Amtrak blows by the clean laundry on the line in the backyard.
Just about everything you see here is ex-Milwaukee Road--the locomotives, cars, and railroad--and CP has decorated the 3 locomotives, all GP40s, in 3 differing paint schemes. Only a railfan would... (more)