An Officer's Special heads south through La Crosse with the following passenger cars: Powder River, Colorado River, Flathead River, Bay View, Columbia River and Glorieta Pass.
A rare site with two GPs leading a High-Priority Merchandise train in 2010.
Another beautiful summer evening and another train slowing for a crew change at North La Crosse.
Beautiful late summer evening light highlights the Memphis - Northtown train as it nears single track at Graf.
Train 486 set off a unit at Winona, MN and then had to pick up a unit, DME 6413, off of train 487 at LaCrosse, WI. A matched blue and yellow set headed east for Chicago.
A Milwaukee only model SDL39 rests at La Crosse. After the Soo merger most of the SDL39's went to storage. They were then leased to DME and later found there way to the WC where they gave many yea... (more)
Two EMDs on the hottest Z-train on this portion of the railroad. Nice!
Thanks to CP for bringing back the SOO SD-60s and giving me a reason to go trackside these days!
Soo 6049,6020,CP5908,5551,5522,5502 lead train 428 uphill away from the Mississippi River valley at Medary. The trailing three CP SD40's were shut down and I was told by the crew they were headed ... (more)
G72 is seen sorting out a cut of cars using the siding at La Crosse.
Hot shot 199 passes the Amtrak Depot in La Crosse.
CP 5787,5701, Soo 6615 climb away from the Mississippi departing La Crosse with train 212 on a hot August morning in 99.
Empire Builder slows for the Black River Bridge
It was a long day for the crew of this J-train. This was a 45 mph train, but they were stuck running behind the J-BIRMOM, a 25 mph train, for the ride up the BNSF Aurora Subdivision.
It was a long day for the crew moving at 25 mph up the BNSF Barstow and Aurora Subdivisions. In the photo the trip is almost over as a crew change will occur at the North La Crosse Yard a few te... (more)