CNW 6842 crosses the St. Croix River with an eastbound freight as it enters Hudson, WI in October of 1992. Ahead lies a stiff climb out of the river valley.
Who's RR is it? Union Pacific 6111 leads a C&NW ore train on Wisconsin Central (ex-Soo line) tracks past the Glen Flora Lutheran Church in Glen Flora, WI in November of 1990. These ore trains from... (more)
Help us! Soo Line 4230 and a GP30 are helpers on a Lake States coal train as they push it up Byron Hill in August of 1987. This line is now double track thru this area and owned by the CN.
CNW 6916 leads an ore train past the Little Lake depot/trailer in June of 1988. Alas, few ore trains will pass this way anymore with the closing of the Empire Mine and the Escanaba ore docks.
Northlander's meet in North Bay, Canada in May of 1988.
CNW 8005 leads a piggy back train thru Bertram, IA in August of 1993. The train has just passed under the Hwy 13 bridge. The CNW was busy as they were handling several trains detouring due to floo... (more)
It's the CNW. Really! Soo Line 6607 leads a southbound coal train on CNW's New Line at Bain (Kenosha), WI in November of 1989, while a northbound freight, let by FRVR 2402 waits in the siding. It'... (more)
Joy Mfg. Co. #2 sits at the Illinois RR Museum in Union, IL in October of 2008. Not a lot of Whitcomb's left.
WSOR 4490 stops in Brandon, WI in October of 1990. It will switch a few cars and then make it's was to Markesan on the Markesan Branch.
CNW 8505 is on Soo Line (ex-MILW) rails as it leads a coal train thru West Salem, WI in January of 1993.
CNW 6710 stops at Brampton to meet an empty ore train in May of 1986. I hope the ore business picks up on this line as there is a lot of track for the meager business that remains.
WSOR 4513 brings a short freight thru Lone Rock, WI in November of 2002. CNW's heritage is obvious on the locomotives paint scheme.
Home sweet home. FRVR 2402 is heading to Butler Yard as it passes thru St. Francis, WI in April of 1993. I grew up less than a block from this location.
CNW 4145 heads back to the yard in Green Bay while the GBW Boat Train, led by Alco C424 #320 waits on the Fox River bridge for it's turn at the diamond in October of 1988.
Amtrak Veteran's Unit 90221 has been bucking snow as it leads Hiawatha #338 thru Franksville, WI on March 14th, 2017. Areas of SE Wisconsin got up to 20" of snow from this storm.