The "Louie" has been gone for decades but the paint scheme lives on, on this cement hopper in Rapid City, SD in May of 1990. Love the improvised track bumper.
CNW 4554 crosses Hwy V north of Campbellsport, WI in July of 1988. This line is now a trail.
GTW 5827 brings a train thru Blue Island, IL in August of 1988. I think they need more bridges here!
UP 6111 backs a CNW ore train over the WC (ex-SOO) diamond in Cameron, WI in November of 1990. This train came from the Minnesota ore range. After running around their train and backing thru the d... (more)
CSX 4769 passes under an old wooden bridge in Richmond KY, in May of 2005. The spur to the right goes to the Blue Grass Army Depot. This bridge has since been removed. Image recorded on good old f... (more)
The depot at Heafford Junction was at the crossing of the Soo Line and Milwaukee Road in northern Wisconsin. Like so many depots of the era, the windows are already boarded up in this view from Ma... (more)
WC 6654 has departed Shops Yard in Fond Du Lac, WI and is about to start its' assault on Byron Hill in this shot from June of 1996. F45's really looked good in the WC paint scheme.
BN 7853 approaches Palmer Lake, CO with an empty coal train in June of 1989.
LSI 3002 approaches Empire Junction with a loaded ore train in July of 1990. Back in 1990, we were sad to see the GE's replace the Alcos. Today, we hope to see these GE's instead of their much new... (more)
CNW 6905 is about to duck under Hwy 13/151 near Bertram, IA, just east of Cedar Rapids in October of 1989.
Erie Mining 4214 departs Taconite Harbor with an ABBA set of F's on a beautiful evening in May of 1987.
VIA 6212 awaits its' next trip in Niagra Falls, ON in May of 1988.
Conrail 6710 brings westbound autoracks thru the s curve in New Carlisle, IN in January of 1998. This view is from the cemetery adjacent to the tracks.
ELS 300 switches the stone dock in Escanaba, MI in August of 1984. I believe this facility is no longer used.
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)