In a scene that looks dramatically different today, BN train #91 departs Bill, WY northbound in May of 1991. The southbound coal train in the distance will have to wait for the BN train to clear w... (more)
The railroad ferry "Chief Wawatam" has arrived at Mackinaw City and is ready to unload on March 28th (my birthday!) of 1972. The Chief ran between St. Ignace and Mackinaw City and was ul... (more)
An unidentified FM switcher switches the CNW yard at Washington Street on Milwaukee's south side at dusk in December of 1965. The Allis depot is in the background Once the route of the famed "... (more)
Home sweet home. Owned by the CNW, but still lettered and numbered for the CGW, TR2 cow/calf set #58 has finished switching St. Francis yard in Milwaukee and is about to head west in this March 19... (more)
GBW 312, the Homer McGee, smokes it up as only an Alco can, as it brings a Boat Train from Kewaunee thru Ryans Corner in October of 1986. I sure miss this railroad.
Happy Halloween! SOO 534, EMCX 1557, and TCW 181 all converge at Hoffmann Avenue in October of 1991. Lots of orange and black are perfect for Halloween.
Early in her career after being restored, Soo Line 1003 pauses with a SLH&TS excursion near Thorpe, WI in September of 1997.
Hey Mack! CSXT 594 approaches the Amtrak depot in Sturtevant, WI as an old Mack truck watches in the distance. Fall colors are somewhat muted this year as the train heads south on CP's (ex-MILW) C... (more)
LTV 4213 (ex-Erie Mining) is unloading taconite as the Joseph H. Thompson waits to load at Taconite Harbor, MN in May of 1992. Unfortunately, the port is now idle as taconite is no longer loaded h... (more)
UP 3392 skirts the Feather River near Pulga, CA in May of 1994 on the ex-WP Feather River line.
CP 6248 meets Amtrak Hiawatha 337 with the Veterans Unit trailing at the Sturtevant, WI Amtrak depot on October 20, 2017.
IDTX 4620 pushes Amtrak Hiawatha 338 out of the Sturtevant, WI depot on October 20, 2017.
CNW 7015 pauses at Merrilan, WI in February of 1990. The crossing with the Green Bay and Western is just in front of the depot.
UP 8162 brings an empty coal train across Hwy 59 north of Douglas, WY on the BN/UP (CNW) coal line in June of 1998.
Roaring thru Rondout. Amtrak 561 brings train #8, the Empire Builder, thru Rondout, IL in October of 1974. Bob Ferge photo from my collection.