C&NW "400" boxcar being switched at Lacrosse,WI..
Milwaukee 545 on its shake down run ready to turn at Watertown,WI. back to Milwaukee. The trip has been successful so far with a lite train but going east we'll have some tonnage for it to sink it... (more)
Twin Cities/Chicago hotshot with three ALCO's passes the West Allis,WI. depot(far left) on the beltline from Butler to Bayview.
Two brand new U30C's built to the BN specs climb Lake Hill passing Lake Tower and station on a shake down run to Chicago. These units will enter coal train service out of Portage as soon as they m... (more)
BN's Pacific Zip rear end crew changes on the fly at the North Lacrosse Yard.
BN ore empties at Grand Crossing just south of the North Lacrosse Yard.
When I worked passenger trains for the Milwaukee Road and later Amtrak our layover point from Milwaukee was Lacrosse,WI.. In the morning of the eastbound trip I'd always go over to the CB&Q/BN No... (more)
A couple of BN geeps sit in front of the BN N.LaCrosse round house. When I worked passenger trains for the Milwaukee Road and later Amtrak our layover point from Milwaukee was Lacrosse,WI.. In the... (more)
Train 233 and 234 were N.Fond du Lac/Milwaukee/N.Fond du Lac trains that ran over the SOO to Rugby Jumction then on the Milwaukee's Norhern"OLD LINE" from Rugby to N.Milwaukee. Here read... (more)
We're stopped at Watertown,WI. with a fresh from rebuild SD10. The Milwaukee would get a unit out of the back shops and place it in captive service to get the bugs out. Captive service meaning the... (more)
We're on the house track at Watertown,WI. with a work train. The old 1850's freight house was still in use back then with the old "St.Paul" sign still affixed to the west end of the buil... (more)