I've changed ends at the south end of the WP&L Yard at Columbia. I'm standing on the cat walk of a BN SD40-2 to get the shot of the yard and the generating station at Columbia.
The eastbound Empire Builder accelerates through Fall River, Wisconsin led by two of Amtrak's finest and even a bit dirty locomotives. The train is a minute or so away from the next station... (more)
We're stopped in the crossovers at Watertown,WI. crossing over from the eastward track to the westward. After picking up east cars for Milwaukee we'll be running against the current of traffic(wro... (more)
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha westbound through Wauwatosa,WI..
We're following another eastbound down to Harwood Ave. while a work train on the westbound spreads new ties.
We're on train 247 the Valley freight for Wausau,WI.. While the West Yards FM switches out a BO from the rear portion of our train I get a couple of photos before we make our double.
We're stopped at Duplainville going east. Its unusual for us to have four U-Boats but for some reason we do. It appears we have a U25B two U28's or 30's and another 25. Most likely there all not w... (more)
Wisconsin & Southern's T006 from the Madison yard to Janesville departs southbound over east Washington Avenue about to cross over Dickinson Street.
Milwaukee Road train 255 has yarded its train and now the power will go to the dock. It appears they've got a U-Boat and a Wagon.
The eastbound Empire Builder just minutes west of Portage,WI. flies through Silver on its way from Seattle to Chicago.
The old C&NW Depot at Baraboo still had an Agent/OPR. and a train order board.
Recently reactivated, a trio of freshly painted SD60s pull 98 loads towards Chicago and the BRC.
One of the new coal trains for Columbia Generating eastbound at Lewiston,WI.. The Milwaukee U30C's were built on the BN specifications for joint coal train service.
Milwaukee Road's M&P Patrol approaching the Columbia Generating station in the Town of Pacific,WI. on its way to Madison.
CSS&SB car 25 and the dinner train are back at East Troy after a great trip and a wonderful meal on board.