The Hostlers are servicing outbound power at Corwith.
Eight years after abandonment of the Milwaukee Road Lines West... at the time this was Burlington Northern Property that was being dismantled for scrap.
I'm on layover at Portage from a nocturnal freight run but before I go to bed I drive the 18 miles to the Dells to shoot the combined Empire Builder/North Coast Ltd. which Amtrak has been running ... (more)
We're changing crews on the Ford Train at Popenfus's crossing but instead of getting off I'm getting on relieving East End Pool Engineer George Nicholson. The train is a combo of two trains 65 and... (more)
Well..the un-thinkable has happened. The Soo Line RR has purchased the once mighty 10500 mile long Milwaukee Road. All of us on the Lacrosse(Wisconsin) Division are in shock but somewhat relieved.... (more)
We're in the siding in the clear for Amtrak's westbound North Coast Hiawatha coming into Columbus,WI.. We've got an ex-passenger engine 100C while Amtrak has an ex-MILW E9 35A. Both locomotives ha... (more)
We're on train 69 a work all stations type of way freight with an old friend from passenger days the 100C. A lot more pock marked and in need of a lot of Bondo which the Milwaukee Road did use on ... (more)
Westbound SLSF freight ready to depart the Frisco Yard on the west side of St.Louis,MO..
Meet at Hoffman. Adam Farence Photo.
CP/BNSF meet at LeClaire.
Three CP SD60's southbound at LeClaire,IA. passing the American Pickers home base.
Amtrak's Chicago/Quincy service at track speed through Buda,IL..
Eastbound BNSF between Kewaunee and Buda at MP 126 on the Mendota Sub..