Burlington Northern Santa Fe SD45-2 1581 leads a train of empty grain hoppers away from unloading in Superior, Wisconsin on a code blue Sunday.
Steve Smedley photo
Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad's former Chicago & NorthWestern F7 423 poses for photos as it nears the Mackay Creek bridge east of Earl, Wisconsin.
Steve Smedley photo
Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad's former Chicago & NorthWestern F7 switches out cars used on the overnight Bed & Breakfast train, a very popular addition to this Northwoods classic operation.
We're stopped under the C&NW overhead eastward on the Wisconsin Valley train. I'm wondering if we hadn't gone into emergency coming down the hill. Back in those days the RR's were plagued with fre... (more)
Just a few yards from crossing into Minnesota for a stop at the Depot in Duluth, MILW 261 steams under the Bong bridge which links the two states. This shot was possible due to construction resul... (more)
Wisconsin & Southern's Saturday morning job to the Elkhorn branch accelerates out of Avalon after switching the local grain elevator behind a pair of non-dynamic brake SD40-2s of MP heritage. Aft... (more)
With an old cowl unit leading, a long Canadian National manifest is on its knees crawling up Byron Hill south of Fond du Lac.
With two crew members in the cab, America's train flies west out of Reeseville for its next station stop in Columbus.
The engineer walks away from the former SP (and fake GBW) S6, after another excursion around the museum property.
Canning season must be in full swing as an extra from Chicago with passenger locomotives arrives Arlington,WI.. The train will stop here and place cars at both canning companies seen in the photo.... (more)
C&O Carferry switcher in Milwaukee at Jones Island waiting for the next boat.
Close on the tail of Amtrak, 281 is easily making track speed thanks to a very colorful assortment of power leading the way.
GREX 6005 and a string of gondolas sit out the weekend along the BNSF in Potosi, WI.
A couple Cascade Green SD60Ms lead a manifest West through Maiden Rock on their way to the Twin Cities.
A loaded oil train crosses the Wisconsin River as seen here from the Wyalusing State Park. This train is destined for interchange with the CN in Chicago, IL. In the far back ground is Iowa and the... (more)