A late Horicon-Janesville train rocks through Waukesha on the CN, just a few hundred yards from home rails at Grand Ave.
What a difference a day makes. Yesterday's miserable snow, sleet, sun and windy conditions give way to a day of full sun and warmer temps as MILW 261 departs Duluth for the return trip to the Twin... (more)
A quartet of SD40s hum downhill through Elm Grove with a loaded whiskey train snaking behind.
CP ran a loaded rock train from Michels Quarry near Waterloo to Madison. Once in Madison, they combined their train with the CP M&P local G63 and headed out of town with five units, all in differ... (more)
A Canadian Cab Dash-9 leads M346 south past Quad Graphics as it gets the light to take the diamond at Duplainville
Walking up on the bridge, we were pelted with ice & wind...and then it cleared up in time for the special.
Nosing into Wisconsin, amid the adulation of many rail fans, to hook up to the 261.
Brillon & Forest Jct RR RSC-2u #5 is ex MILW RSC-2 578 that was rebuilt by Alco in 1965. The B&FJ started in 1978 running from Brillon WI to Forest Jct. The railroad was abandoned in 1986 and #5 ... (more)
As the day's 2nd 289 train rolls west, it passes by the old Stark Candy siding which is now only used occasionally for MOW equipment since the company's closing in 2008
A mix of EMD and GE power leads a southbound manifest through the Vulcan Quarry just north of Duplainville as the Spring colors start to show themselves on a Saturday morning.
261 steams off of the BNSF's Coal Runner and heads for the Grassy Point Draw.
CSX power gets the call on 391 today, as it rounds the Wheelhouse Curve to a very welcome golden light
Steam special will hang a hard left and head to Grassy Point Draw, then turn along the shore to the museum.
The Mother's Day edition of the Empire Builder cruises into Columbus, Wisconsin a few minutes early with several railfan folks coming to view the train.
CP train 3DRE-10 gets a quick flood loading job at the Dresser Trap Rock facility before heading home to Minneapolis.