Amtrak's Empire Builder no. 8 glides through Pewaukee, WI on CP trackage (X-MILW) with ample head end power and a string of express boxcars on rear. At this time Amtrak was attempting to enhance r... (more)
The early morning sun lights up this set of GP30s being serviced in preparation for another run.
Another CP manifest with foreign power is tied down awaiting a crew in Portage. 289 (BRC - St. Paul) will go into Pigs Eye Yard and come out the other side as 299 and continue to Winnipeg with CP ... (more)
Two GN SD7s go about switching ore cars that Allouez Yard on Superior, WI's east end. The large yard handled ore classification for transfer to the GN ore docks, known as the world's largest. The ... (more)
Looks like we're shoving a train through the water in the flooded Reeseville Marsh. If the water didn't get into the traction motors you were OK. The guys in the Hi-Rail kept a keen watch on every... (more)
Westbound Sprint train 211 tears through Watertown past the depot kicking up the dust from Milwaukee's sand and gravel ballast on its journey from Chicago to St.Paul. Note the C&NW diamonds have n... (more)
The Watertown Switcher shoves off the Madison branch onto the eastward main track while the rear end of a westbound Sprint train which still had a caboose passes the train order board at the Water... (more)
We're in the hole(siding)at Voltz for Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha with the Valley(Chicago/Wausau Freight.) The Fireman on #9 hangs out to give a hardy wave for the camera.
We're on the west end of the Reeseville Marsh with two units as a train is being shoved through the flooded marsh to us. Once the head end gets out of the flood waters will go down and tie on and ... (more)
Eastbound C&NW crummy just east of Oxford,WI..
A CN Tier 4 leads M346 south through North Duplainville.
CP 9827 leads CP 581 west out of downtown Milwaukee.