BNSF has been detouring intermodal traffic on the CP ever since the washout and derailment at Blanding, IL. Ironically, this train would normally go through La Crosse anyways, only on it's own tr... (more)
A nice suprise on a hot, muggy July morning. In the background is the remains of yesterdays derailment of train 276 in the yard: one engine on the ground and one CH of corn on its side.
The Canadian Pacific's Holiday train arrived into La Crosse, Wisconsin with a large crowd on hand to watch the live music of Melanie Doane. The train is put on to help fight hunger with local food... (more)
A late Amtrak Empire Builder arrives on a cold night at La Crosse, Wisconsin.
A nice red, white and blue suprise for the 4th of July. What could be more fitting? Empty ethanol train heading to Minnesota City, MN and the hand-off to the DM&E for the trip west.
Second of two sections of the Royal American carnival train eastbound
After completing a pick-up, waiting on a westbound BNSF Z train, and then one east on the CP, Northtown-Galesburg gets moving east out of North La Crosse.
After a crew change at North La Crosse and getting the line-up over Grand Crossing, this high priority manifest gets back on the move east.
A mile out of a crew change, train #810 races past CP's La Crosse yard, and up to the diamond at Grand Crossing with clear track ahead.