A pair of CN GP9RM's depart Byron, WI for the Quad Graphics plant just south of here in October of 2012. These units were quite a sight to see in an era of new GE's and EMD'S.
The CN obtained trackage rights between Duluth, MN and Chicago, IL on the Burlington Northern. DWP power was somewhat common, but getting a 3 pack of SD40's was not. 5906,5909,5903.
CNW 4479 switches some car at the Ladish Drop Forge facility in Cudahy, WI in January of 1991. This is on CNW's Old Line, the former passenger main between Chicago and Milwaukee.
CN 5303 is in charge of L507 as it pulls a cut of cars off its train for Charter Steel in Saukville, WI. It's a nice change of pace when they switch out the power, and it's even nicer when it's a ... (more)
CNW 4140 departs Watertown, WI with a decent size train in July of 1991. The train is headed for Clyman Junction on CNW's Adams Line, where it will exchange outbound freight for inbound freight. T... (more)
WSOR (WAMX) SD40-2 4183, the 30th anniversary unit, sits in Janesville.
When I fired for Frank Bottoni Jr. on the Milwaukee Road's Lacrosse Division freight pool about once a winter we'd get into our 53 Chevy layover car and drive from Portage,WI. to North Freedom to ... (more)
Adam Farence Photo......Westbound CP train about to drop down Lake Hill into Milwaukee.
Adam Farence Photo......Adam's westbound freight meets Amtrak's Empire Builder at MP 164 just west of Rio,WI.. At just about this very same spot back in the 60's when this was all double track I w... (more)
Climbing out of Poynette starting up Arlington Hill the M&P local has brand new power on its way to Madison,WI.. The train will turn at Madison and head back to Portage doing the way work on line.
EJ&E 656 and IC 6202 help CN M342 up Byron Hill.
Running into the sunset, CREX 1204 leads a northbound sand train on the CN Waukesha Sub just outside of Ackerville, WI.