A GB&W Alco FA-1 meets the railroad's only C430 in their hometown. The "FA" is a parade float that was used by GB&W through the years.
The Columbia Star Dinner Train has been added to the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad roster. The other F7 is enroute on CN and will join the train.
photo by Steve Smedley
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha rushes into Portage past Mobil Oil for its station stop in a half mile on its way to the west coast.
Engineer Don Grady and Head Brakeman Jeff Hince are in the process of pulling eastbound Tacoma/Chicago train 264 to the Mud Lake crossovers to make a setout and pickup. Jeff enjoys the rest of hi... (more)
BN power near the round house at North Lacrosse with Grand Dad's Bluff in the distance on the right.
An interesting side-by-side display finds veteran ore hauling steam locomotive 506 (Alco 1919) next to GM's 1955 Aerotrain, last used by Rock Island in Chicago commuter service.
Stored FM switchers on the siding at Butler Yard. Notice the cab window configurations.
I remember the Milwaukee's Baby Trainmasters as galloping giants. I remember running them on the Tosa Patrol (Milwaukee/Oconomowoc Local) where if you weren't careful through the short crossovers ... (more)
An ALCO four EMD's and a caboose sit in the clear of the mainline at Onalaska,WI.. If I remember correctly this was a local that went to work here at Onalaska went to Lacrosse to gather up their t... (more)
We're in downtown Onalaska,WI. by the old C&NW depot. It appears that the C&NW's Winona/Lacrosse job is tied up for the evening. I've just arrived in God's country myself (that's what they called ... (more)
The WSOR Markesan local crosses Hwy 49 just south of Brandon, WI shortly after getting onto the Oshkosh Sub on one of those perfect summmer afternoons.
The local from Markesan is seen returning through the small town of Fairwater on a pleasant summer afternoon in central Wisconsin.
Nearing the end of the Markesan Sub, WSOR 3810 trots along the line with a few cars in tow for Del Monte Foods.