BN 1620 is switching the east end of N. La Crosse yard. Yard moves at this end were troublesome as they required crossing the Milwaukee Road east-west main. Above the unit you can see the roof of ... (more)
Soo 1515 rests at La Crosse, it was one of a few ex Milw. MP15's to get full Soo paint. It was later sold to UP along with 31 other MP15s.
On a bitter cold January night, CP train 487 sits in the old siding at River Junction waiting for a crew to take it north to the DM&E at Minnesota City. The lights along Interstate 90 provide goo... (more)
The La Crosse, WI - St. Paul, MN local heads west across the Mississippi River Bridge.
A normal for BN at the time mid 80's set of power gets a roll on #104 eastbound out of La Crosse. Fuel tenders could be found in all types of service across the system. Here we have FT-44 splicing... (more)
It's not every day you see Amtrak #8 westbound over the CP Mississippi River Bridge. #8 detoured over the BNSF St. Croix Subdivision from St. Paul - La Crosse after CP train 487 derailed in Winon... (more)
BN found itself with quite a diverse group of power on merger day and due to ever increasing coal traffic most of the relics hung on for quite a long time. Here is an oldie shuffling caboose's aro... (more)
B30-7 5485 and B30-7A 4026 work their train in the La Crosse Yard. 5485 was one of eight B30-7's in the BN inventory and was also the first delivered It was originally a SLSF unit aquired during t... (more)
Milw. 2041, Soo 4401 roll sprint #211 over the BN and CNW diamonds at Grand Crossing tower.
Colorful engines pass on a beautiful morning as train 486 rolls past train 581 (La Crosse, WI - St. Paul, MN Roadswitcher). As soon as 486 cleared West Wye, 581 headed west across the Black and M... (more)
Herzog train rolls south through La Crosse with some interesting power.
About the only reason I shoot GEs anymore is to get the new ones before they fade and become filthy.
It's nice to see these ore trains running again after a slumping economy kept them shut down for most of the year.
The kids got all excited when they heard the train whistle but were a little disappointed when Amtrak #8 did not come around the bend.