UP 3392 brings a train thru Pulga, CA in the Feather River Canyon in May of 1994.
Amtrak 289 leads train #8, The Empire Builder, out of Milwaukee, WI in November of 1987. The old Milwaukee Solvay Coke facility is behind the train and the last remnants of the CNW mainline betwee... (more)
A pair of CN GP9RM's depart Byron, WI for the Quad Graphics plant just south of here in October of 2012. These units were quite a sight to see in an era of new GE's and EMD'S.
CNW 4479 switches some car at the Ladish Drop Forge facility in Cudahy, WI in January of 1991. This is on CNW's Old Line, the former passenger main between Chicago and Milwaukee.
BN 3032 waits for the crew to return from the Clinton, IA depot before continuing its chores in May of 1985.
CSS 2001 brings a coal train thru Burns Harbor, IN in September of 1995.
CNW 4140 departs Watertown, WI with a decent size train in July of 1991. The train is headed for Clyman Junction on CNW's Adams Line, where it will exchange outbound freight for inbound freight. T... (more)
Ooops! MSR 21 is experiencing some technical difficulties as it climbs Russian Hill in San Francisco in May of 1994. The experts have arrived however and the cable car will soon be on its way.
LSI 1850 enters the yard at Eagle Mills in October of 1988. What I wouldn't give to hear those Alco's again....
LSI 2301 awaits its' next assignment at the ore dock in Marquette, MI in June of 1987. Shot with multiple bursts of an old fashioned single bulb flash bulb.
TPW 2008 enters Peoria, IL in August of 1994.
LS&I 2402 leads a matched set of red Alligator's across Morgan Trestle in June of 1988. The loaded train will soon face the steep descent to the ore docks in Marquette, MI.
BN 3100 is eastbound past the tower at Grand Crossing in Lacrosse, WI in October of 1986. The train is crossing the ex-MILW mainline. The tower, amazingly, has been preserved.
The derails are set to derail as CNW's bridge over the Mississippi River in Clinton, IA is open to boat traffic in October of 1985.
On a line where foreign power is common, it was nice to see a scene that is nearly 100% NS. NS 7677 leads a covered hopper train past a NS coal train that is in the siding in Laporte, IN on July 2... (more)