Power is cutoff the dead train....but what lurks in the center of this unusual consist......?
We're in the clear on the westward siding at Voltz with the Ford Fast as train 261 the XL special is passing us on the westward main track. The Ford train ran on the Milwaukee from Chicago to St.P... (more)
Chicago Regional Superintendents Association special stops at Fox Lake,IL. to change crews.
We're ready to get on our power at Portage,WI. for a trip in the east end freight pool on train 246. We've got three or four of Milwaukee Road's rebuilt GP9's into GP20's. Actually their 1800 hp u... (more)
Ex-M&StL 709 leads the four unit consist for train 569 Butler/Madison,WI..
Ex-M&StL 607 sits next to the new Butler locomotive facilities with a Hancock Air Whistle on its roof.
We're at LeClaire,IA. with what appears to be some sort of a detour train as we had no CSX power on our RR that I remember. If I recall I just brought a crew out to LeClaire for this train from Da... (more)
We're stopped on the westward track next to the west end of the westward siding as Conductor Chicky bleeds a cut of ballast hoppers(battleships)that we'll take over to Waukesha.