My first train of 2017 was a typical freight on CP's Milwaukee-Chicago mainline. BNSF 5116 leads a NS and a CP engine with a southbound freight across Kraut Road (yes of sauerkraut fame) in Franks... (more)
New Southern Pacific GE C44-9W No. 8194 leads a southbound Wisconsin Central taconite ore train up Byron Hill at Byron, Wisconsin, on February 26, 1995. Trailing No. 8194 is an eclectic trio of EM... (more)
Pennsylvania GG1 No. 4890 sits in the house track at Waukesha, Wisconsin, on a cold January 14, 1995, night, during a moving trip on Wisconsin Central. The Raymond Loewy-designed streamlined elect... (more)
MILW 5056 again, this time with the Edgar Speer and the Phillip Clarke at Jones Island in March of 1992. This engine sat here for many years before going to IRM. This allowed for photographs with ... (more)
Last Light, Last Train:Last train of 2016 for me. As the day comes to an end, one last train heads across the Black River drawbridge, this empty coal train is headed for Marquette and event... (more)
CNW 7015 leads an eastbound freight across Packwaukee Lake in February of 1990. The bridge was designed to turn, but I doubt that it ever did. The local bar used to put an old car out on the lake ... (more)
Soo Line 6019 is eastbound at Elm Grove, WI in January of 1990. The switch in the foreground is for the Airline secondary line to Milwaukee.
Led by a Wisconsin Central SD45, the Dwight Eisenhower steam special has departed its home at the National Railway Museum in Green Bay as it heads southwest toward Abilene, Kansas, for a ceremony ... (more)
Framed by the depot in Brookfield, Wisconsin, an eastbound Milwaukee Road freight kicks up the snow and is about to thunder over Brookfield Road grade crossing in December 1983.
GBW 313 leads two sisters as they depart Taylor, WI in May of 1992.
A newer GE leads a loaded crude oil train upgrade out of the Lake Superior basin on former C&NW rails, now part of CN's busy Superior Subdivision.
The DPU on a loaded ore train is dusted with fresh show after its round trip to Hibbing Taconite.
Two recently refurbished SD40-2s lead a pair of repainted geeps west toward Grand Rapids, Minnesota on the Lakes Subdivision.
Busy Yard, Sometimes That Is: La Crosse is one of those places on the CP where there either isn't much going on, or everything happens at once. Today, just before sunset, 471 has made their... (more)
Mopac caboose 10358 brings up the rear of a CNW coal train in Oak Creek, WI in January of 1987.