Built in 1954 at EMD for the Milwaukee Road original number was 2037. Milwaukee re-numbered it to the 642 then the 711. For the CP it was the SOO 1216 then to the IMRL number 15. The last number I... (more)
We're really spiffy today with the ex-Greenbrier Ltd locomotive on an eastbound ready to depart Portage,WI.. Back in those days a P-5 whistle and a fancy paint job was all we needed for the making... (more)
We're stopped at peaceful Reeseville,WI. with some very interesting power on a westbound freight train.
Coal train power at Portage,WI..
We're stopped at Portage Junction on an eastbound CP train. Just north of this location was the "old" Soo Line yard at the end of the line that came down from Stevens Point,WI.. When I h... (more)
Two out of three of these geeps used to work the passenger trains on the MStP&SStM RR.. My first cab ride on the SOO was on the last run of the Laker from Waukesha,WI. to North Fond du Lac with Ed... (more)
We're eastbound at Rio,WI.on the SOO 753 East and we meet the SOO 4418 West with something special in tow.