WSOR 4513 still wears its' ex CNW colors as it passes thru Muscoda, WI on ex-MILW track in November of 2002. It's hard to believe that the rail could support the 100 car grain trains they ran over... (more)
Soo Line 1548 (ex-Milwaukee Road) switches Jones Island in Milwaukee, WI in January of 1993. Several boats are in the harbor for winter lay-up, including the Arthur Anderson, the boat that followe... (more)
CNW 6710 leads a loaded ore train near Brampton, MI in May of 1986. It's hard to believe that this line sees little, if any ore traffic at this time.
UP 5693 brings a sand train past Siding Kay in Caledonia, WI on July 30, 2017. Frac sand has really been a boon to business in Wisconsin and the CN, CP, and UP.
CEFX 1039 leads a colorful double stack train thru Caledonia, WI on the ex-MILW C&M Subdivision on July 30, 2017.
CP 4721 leads a train in Thunder Bay, Ontario in August of 1970. Bob Ferge original from my collection.
If only these rails could talk, one wonders what over 100 years of history would say? Overnight rain and early morning sun hi-lite the details of this piece of rail on the WSOR just north of Adell... (more)
Brand new Siemens Charger 4620 leads Amtrak Hiawatha #337 into the Sturtevant depot on September 3, 2017.
Amtrak Veteran's unit 90221 pauses at the Sturtevant Amtrak depot as it brings up the tail end of Hiawatha #337 on September 3, 2017.
WSOR 3809 departs Ackerville, WI as CN 3045 slows for a meet on the siding on the adjacent track on June 2, 2016.
Mirror mirror......WSOR 3809 and 3813 meet and swap crews at Ackerville, WI on June 2, 2016.
CNW caboose #12440 brings up the rear of a work train in the Milwaukee area in July of 1967. Bob Ferge photo from my collection.
Only at a museum, the Illinois RR Museum in this case, could you see such an eclectic mix of power. Minnesota Transfer RS-3 #200, leads MILW H10-44 #760 and Illinois Terminal GP7 #1605 for a phot... (more)
MNS 21 is on display at Diesel Days at the Illinois RR Museum in July of 2009. Thank goodness these museums exist to preserve what would otherwise likely be lost.