Madison-Janesville train makes its was out of town on a snowy Sunday morning. Will connect with T004 to Chicago.
IPH provided equipment for the Middleton Polar Express's very successful 2016 season. Here's hoping the same can be said for 2017.
Get 'Em Ready: The station agent gets the train orders ready to hoop up to the crew on extra ballast train. Train orders were used to direct the movement of any non scheduled train, where t... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Hoop 'Em Up!: There are some things in railroading that have been lost to time. Hooping train orders to crews is one. With nothing to date this shot, this could have been the late 70's, a c... (more)
Colorado & Southern 839 (Minnesota Transportation Museum's BN 6234 wearing it's 1970-1979 number) crosses the Cedar Bend Drawbridge over the St. Croix River during an S&B Productions photo charter... (more)
Quaint Settings: Breaking the silence of a peaceful afternoon, a BN ballast train blasts through a rural crossing. Headed for another load of rock. Taken while off duty, wearing full PPE.
Heading West: At lunch time, the morning train crew brings the rock train around the wye, and into the siding, preparing to head west in the afternoon. Taken while off duty, wearing full PP... (more)
Getting Orders: Before departing, the crew get their orders "hooped up" from the station agent. Looks like this SD9 is getting worked today with a heavy load of rock. Taken while ... (more)
CN C44-9WL 2501 leads X192 south up Byron hill.
You can tell from this photo what the SS Badger was intended to do, haul railcars. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case in August of 1983. She would only load autos and trucks from the dock in Milw... (more)
Changing times at ButlerLight snow is falling the day after Christmas in 1995, eight months after Union Pacific’s merger of Chicago & North Western at Butler Yard outside Milwaukee, Wis... (more)