A westbound BN freight coming across the Mississippi from Minneapolis Junction headed for Willmar. The tracks that turn right from the locomotive was the entrance to the Great Northern Station in ... (more)
We're on our outbound power at the diesel house in Milwaukee. Looks like we've got a couple of 900 GP20's this day. This morning I've got my camera strapped around my neck while I change ends and ... (more)
The Milwaukee Road diesel house at West Milwaukee Shops under the 35th Street Viaduct was always a busy place.On this day though it appears to be rather quiet. A foreman once told me"Ladd whe... (more)
A SOO Line transfer with a passenger GP9 and a GP7 waits for a BN freight with a C&S SD rear unit while a C&NW transfer waits in the distance. Check out that diamond to the left with some through ... (more)
We're at the east end of the Portage Yard waiting for our turn leave town. I remember working trains 255/254 for almost four years as it was an assignment instead of a freight pool job. We were as... (more)
C&NW Butler/Madison train between Butler and Belton over Burleigh Street after the grade crossing elimination.
Amtrak's Empire Builder passes under the 16th Street Viaduct departing Milwaukee for Seattle on the westward passenger track between Milwaukee Depot and the Cutoff. The speed limit on this track w... (more)
Not far north west of Marshfield between Spokeville and Loyal a SOO freight with one of the Soo Lines few GP7's is about ready to drop down a serious descending grade on the line to Greenwood and ... (more)
A CP southbound enters the siding at Bettendorf. and meets the BNSF train 429.
Across the Mississippi river in Port Byron.