Amtrak 297,263 are just getting train 8 the eastbound Empire Builder up to speed after departing La Crosse.
As I left work on Monday I overheard the BNSF La Crosse Town Job getting a T.W. from M.P. 294 to CTC Graf. This move almost never happens during daylight hours, much less during the late afternoo... (more)
Longer days of Spring mean my favorite La Crosse BNSF photo location is viable once again. I won't take photos of your average train led by GEs here anymore, but the high-priority Z-train known a... (more)
Milwaukee Road power at the roundhouse in La Crosse. The group consists of 5701,2007, the geep to the right is 293 and the SW to the left is 861. The buildings were crumbling and the service track... (more)
It's off to work for a pair of GPs on a warm spring morning in La Crosse.
BN 1619,1623 have a westbound local about to cross the Milwaukee Road and the the C&NW at Grand Crossing. BN had retired its Alco fleet and most of its EMD F's in 1980, but still reeling from ever... (more)
Always nice to see an SD-60 leading a GE!
Verne Brummel (photographer) / Dave Cramer (photo editing). Visit our websites at - www.trainsite.8m.com/rrslides.html ---and--- Railroad: Milwaukee RoadLocomotive: EMD SW1200Location: La Crosse, Wisconsin, USALocomotive #: MILW 642Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August, 1977
Ethanol loads off the DM&E head east through La Crosse.
A nice set of "blues" on train 487 head west through La Crosse. A nice catch for a quick shot after work!