Train 483 behind SD45 901 has a good roll on it as the train heads west through Rusk, WI en route to Minneapolis, MN. The World War II era rails still posted a 60 mph speed limit in the early 70s,... (more)
Wasting no time down the WSOR's Fox Lake Subdivision, NKP 765 looks and sounds great as she rolls through Darien, WI.
The L515 local is crossing over Pioneer road in South Fond du Lac. In this shot, its actually shoving towards the left or railroad south to service McNelius Steel on the Larson spur. The locomot... (more)
NKP 765 thunders southward through rural Rock County on it way back to Glenview.
NKP 765 rolls over the Rock River in Janesville, where shortly the whole train will be turned and head back south towards Chicagoland.
NKP 765 leads the Varsity excursion over the Rock River Bridge
That's going to leave a mark! A Soo Line Colormark grain hopper has obviously been in a recent derailment and will present a challenge to repair. At least the insides are clean!
CNW 972 splits the semaphores on a curve east of Knapp, WI as its train heads west from Altoona, WI to East Minneapolis, MN. This formerly double track mainline was single tracked with the ending ... (more)
Back from LINES WEST after a five year stint on Tacoma Hill is the ex-110C rebuilt for master/slug service on Tacoma Hill. I don't remember the extent of repairs that were needed in the back shop ... (more)
Just a minor derailment northeast of C&NW's Butler yard.
The Milwaukee Road's Lacrosse Hook pulls with all its might at the derailment of an eastbound Time Freight about a half mile east of the Columbus Depot.
Milwaukee Road 261 sails across the 107-year-old bridge spanning the Nemadji River with an excursion bound for the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth.
An old Milwaukee Road Conductor once told me that" there are derailments and there are wrecks....on the Milwaukee we have wrecks." This pile up was from an eastbound freight that picked ... (more)
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha is stopped in Wauwatosa,WI. with a problem on its rear heater car. Milwaukee Road Station Master(I forgot his name) from the Milwaukee Depot has driven out to supervi... (more)