Union Pacific switches the Port of Milwaukee. Several big boats are tied up for season and the post is busy with salt being trucked out from stock piles.
A reflection of another boring UP GEVO. Not bad for my first try at reflection shots!
Nicely painted 1501 leads leased CEFX 3117 south out of Chetek on track originally owned by C&NW (Omaha).
A fairly unusual set of two Soo SD60s handle CP's Superior (WI) to St. Paul train over the Black River on BNSF's Hinckley Sub. Interestingly this bridge was built by Soo Line and bought by BN in 1... (more)
Canadian National train No. 116 rumbles through Sussex, Wisconsin, on September 6, 2014. Leading the Chicago-bound intermodal train is weathered GE “cowl” C40-8M No. 2416.
This BNSF unit is working off horsepower hours on CN and found itself at Taylor on the former GB&W. The new track staged here is part of CN's major rebuilding of this sub in western Wisconsin to h... (more)
A pair of leased CIT EMD switchers are working on a Sunday at a sand plant along CN's rebuilt Barron Subdivision. On the left is SW1001 1590.
Two new Tier 4 GEs lead another GE and a geep plus BNSF's LNG test set south across the Nemadji River. Test car 83 is trailing the power set.
Regional train 404 departs Superior with Erie Mining F9A 4214 in tow. Its sister 4210 will following on a separate train due to non-aligning coupler restriction (only one per consist if tonnage is... (more)
A freshly repainted CP leader guides the daily 289 train west as it finishes crossing over from Main 2 to Main 1 and while the 484 train holds for the roll by.
This former Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern SD39 looks good in its MN&S-inspired paint as it switches sand cars near Chippewa Falls on Wisconsin Northern.
Long removed from its days hauling ore in northeastern Minnesota, former Reserve Mining 1242 spots empty hoppers under the sand load-out at New Auburn.
Hooping up the tea. With true shortline charm, the engineer on L3 prepares to snare his sweet tea from a switch broom. It might not be a train order, but the classic pose is priceless.
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