WSOR 1501 is rocking and rolling at 10 MPH as it approaches Adell, WI on ex-MILW tracks. Business is up and the tracks have been improved since this shot was taken in June of 2009.
Soo Line 6000, their first SD60, is about to depart Milwaukee, WI with a train for Bensenville in December of 1994. This shot on the ex-MILW C&M Subdivision can still be had, but Milwaukee's skyli... (more)
It's all better now. CN 3040 brings a northbound freight thru Burlington, WI on August 19, 2017. This area was completely underwater a few months ago due to historic flooding of the Fox River.
MILW 301 brings a freight up Lake Hill on the south side of Milwaukee, WI in March of 1971. Bob Ferge photo from my collection.
FRV 4159 brings a freight past the Kimberly, WI depot in December of 1992. This ex-CNW line provided a lot of paper traffic for the Fox River Valley RR. The depot did not last much longer though.
CNW Alco 4256 awaits its next assignment with several other Alco's at CNW's Escanaba, MI engine facility in August of 1984. This facility would soon be abandoned for the ex-P&H facility west of he... (more)
Detour! In May of 1986, the Soo Line detoured several trains over CNW's Adams Line due to flooding on their ex-MILW mainline between Milwaukee and the Twin Cities. Several freights and Amtrak's Em... (more)
UP 9160 is westbound on the old Western Pacific along the Middle Fork Feather River near Two Rivers, CA in May of 1994.
BN 7813 heads north past the tower in Saunders, WI in May of 1986.
LS&I 1852 has just departed the Tilden mine and is skirting the south side of the Empire Mine as it makes its way towards Eagle Mills in June of 1988. Only the Tilden mine operates now as Empire h... (more)
Soo Line 749 and others await their next assignment at the Stinson Avenue Roundhouse in Superior, WI in September of 1987. Not a trace of this facility remains today.
A lot of history here. LS&I 2404 leads a trio of ex-Santa Fe Alligators as they approach the scales with an empty iron ore train. After weighing their train, it will be a short trip across Morgan ... (more)
SOO 6017 brings a train out of the yard and past Cut-Off tower in November of 1987. The train is on the ex-Milwaukee Road mainline thru it's hometown of Milwaukee, WI.
BN 7223 heads towards Bill, WY with an empty coal train in May of 1991. It's hard to imagine this being a single track RR at one time.
Freshly painted MILW SD40-2 #142 storms past the tower at Lake on Milwaukee's south side in October of 1984. There is a fairly steep grade here that can bring a heavy freight to its knees.