MILW 171 starts its' assault on Lake Hill on Milwaukee's south side in March of 1985. The location was known as barking dog 2 for a dog that would always be barking if you were nearby.
The daily turn from Canton-Asheville is on the final few miles of it's westbound return as it crosses the high bridge just east of Canton, NC.
The early days of the Burlington Santa Fe merger created some colorful trains. BNSF trackage right train's also brought a whole new element the local seen. BN 8141 ATSF 9546 BNSF 8255 and BN 7170 ... (more)
MILW 3030 and 3006 are ready to head east from Pigs Eye Yard, St. Paul, MN. The SD40-2s are wearing their original numbers and were built in July-August 1972. 3030 would become 160; 3006 became 13... (more)
Crossing over Lake Wisconsin in Merrimac,Wisconsin, WSOR's L463 the "Reedsburg Rocket" crawls at 10 miles per hour to Reedsburg,Wisconsin. Todays train is led by a duo of non-dynamic SD4... (more)
Switching the Dow Chemicals Plant, now in CN colours, are ex Grand Trunk Western 5937 and ex Wisconsin Central 3027
Ex-LNG (liquified natural gas) BN 7149, KCS 754 and a BN 9274 with a unit coal train.
Two Chicago Northwestern SD40-2's 6919 6872 lead a train westbound on foreign rails out of Salt Lake City, Utah.
C28 heads east through Leetsdale, PA.
A pair of Milwaukee Road SD40-2s heads east along the IHB in Dolton. Jim Mirabelli photo.
FEC 210 was usually late by about 6 hours giving us a chance to shoot this train in good light with an SD40-2 Little Champ leader.
A WSOR grain extra heads south over the BRC Kenton Sub as it crosses over Jackson Blvd on the far west side of Chicago.
A WSOR grain extra rolls through downtown Glenview on a rare daylight run into Chicago.
In typical then-Norfolk Southern fashion, a SD40-2 and N&W GE both are seen running long-hood forward as they head south (railroad east) along the IHB in Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.