Shortly after a service stop in La Crosse, the SP 4449 heads south passing Grandpa's Bluff, where this photo was taken.
SP 4449 has just left the yard pulling east past a golf course near Grandad's Bluff.
Daily high-priority train from CSX Transportation to Pasco, WA nears Grand Crossing. I used to look forward to summer and this photo location to chronicle the various EMD locomotives still in ser... (more)
Get 'em while their clean for they will never look this good again!
Four new GEs lead the hot Z-train south through La Crosse. GEs now rule this stretch of railroad and EMDs are few and far between.
CP Train 486 backs onto its train after making a pick-up at North La Crosse. The not-so-friendly engineer vested me as they pulled east out of the yard.
Today's NTWGAL included more than the usual assortment of GEs..... the BNSF 1718 (SD9) and BNSF 3547 (SW1200) were along for the ride. The BNSF 3547 was fifth from the rear on the train.
Classic SOO power idles in the La Crosse Yard awaiting the next assignment.
Amtrak's Empire Builder arrives at the depot in La Crosse on a beautiful early spring day in Wisconsin.
A nice mix of power leads the Northtown - Galesburg Manifest Train on a beautiful spring evening.
A coal load for the Columbia Power Plant near Portage, WI crosses the Black River.
An EMD leading that is now probably in storage.
Local railfans look on as anoher Z-train pulls from the BNSF North La Crosse Yard.
Precious, the hot St. Paul - Chicago Z-train, heads through the swamp on its journey east out of La Crosse.
Classic SOO power awaits the next assignment at La Crosse, WI.