BN's Pacific Zip rear end crew changes on the fly at the North Lacrosse Yard.
BN ore empties at Grand Crossing just south of the North Lacrosse Yard.
When I worked passenger trains for the Milwaukee Road and later Amtrak our layover point from Milwaukee was Lacrosse,WI.. In the morning of the eastbound trip I'd always go over to the CB&Q/BN No... (more)
A couple of BN geeps sit in front of the BN N.LaCrosse round house. When I worked passenger trains for the Milwaukee Road and later Amtrak our layover point from Milwaukee was Lacrosse,WI.. In the... (more)
Train 233 and 234 were N.Fond du Lac/Milwaukee/N.Fond du Lac trains that ran over the SOO to Rugby Jumction then on the Milwaukee's Norhern"OLD LINE" from Rugby to N.Milwaukee. Here read... (more)
We're stopped at Watertown,WI. with a fresh from rebuild SD10. The Milwaukee would get a unit out of the back shops and place it in captive service to get the bugs out. Captive service meaning the... (more)
We're on the house track at Watertown,WI. with a work train. The old 1850's freight house was still in use back then with the old "St.Paul" sign still affixed to the west end of the buil... (more)
We're stopped at Third Street in Watertown,WI.. It appears we've got one of the new SD rebuilds on a shake down run. Normally we'd only have the GP9 but today our consist has swelled. We'll set ou... (more)
Milwaukee Road Engineer Frank Bottoni Jr poses with a BN U25C that's parked on the Portage engine track.