BN 5598 is eastbound with a loaded coal train along Hwy 2 near Alliance, NE on a foggy morning in May of 1991.
Soo Line 779 is near Shoreham Yard in Minneapolis with a freight in May of 1986.
IHB 8738 and 2 mates slowly hammer the Santa Fe diamond in McCook, IL with a transfer freight in August of 1988. 8738 was sold to Larry's Truck Electric in 2003.
CNW 868 does a decent Alco imitation as it charges up the hill at Fonda, just east of the CNW terminal at Butler, WI in March of 1986.
Hurricanes are not the only source of major flooding as anyone who lived thru The Great Flood of 1993 can attest. The Mississippi river set many records that year. Over a month after the river had... (more)
BNSF 784 leads a freight along Hwy 84 and the Mississippi River near Savanna, IL in December of 1997. This view is from the overlook in Palisades State Park.
CNW 6855 leads a loaded ore train south of Humbird, WI in March of 1990. These seasonal trains from the Minnesota ore range were delivered to the EJ&E near Chicago. This scene is now dominated by ... (more)
BN 5598 emerges from the fog with a loaded coal train as it parallels Hwy 2 east Alliance, NE in May of 1991.
WSOR 4513 still wears its' ex CNW colors as it passes thru Muscoda, WI on ex-MILW track in November of 2002. It's hard to believe that the rail could support the 100 car grain trains they ran over... (more)
Soo Line 1548 (ex-Milwaukee Road) switches Jones Island in Milwaukee, WI in January of 1993. Several boats are in the harbor for winter lay-up, including the Arthur Anderson, the boat that followe... (more)
CNW 6710 leads a loaded ore train near Brampton, MI in May of 1986. It's hard to believe that this line sees little, if any ore traffic at this time.
UP 5693 brings a sand train past Siding Kay in Caledonia, WI on July 30, 2017. Frac sand has really been a boon to business in Wisconsin and the CN, CP, and UP.
CEFX 1039 leads a colorful double stack train thru Caledonia, WI on the ex-MILW C&M Subdivision on July 30, 2017.
CP 4721 leads a train in Thunder Bay, Ontario in August of 1970. Bob Ferge original from my collection.
If only these rails could talk, one wonders what over 100 years of history would say? Overnight rain and early morning sun hi-lite the details of this piece of rail on the WSOR just north of Adell... (more)