On August 10, 1985, Streamline Excursions, Inc. sponsored the "Return of the 400," a round trip passenger excursion between Amtrak's St. Paul-Minneapolis Midway Station to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, o... (more)
WSOR 4051, 4010, 4007, and 3802 are heading into Janesville lite powered on a very icy day. Nearly slipped and fell numerous times while walking around!
The east end of Rapids yard on a sunny April morning found a couple of GBW jobs ready to depart. First out will be 323 leading the Plover job and in the left distance you can see 309 waiting with ... (more)
With a short train, three locomotives, and the railroad wide open, it won't take long for the hottest train on the river to make it down to Savanna. Here we see this rare "Thunder Cab" coal motor ... (more)
It's not often that this coal motor gets to stretch it's legs on one of the hottest trains on the Mississippi River. Even more rare is that this unit is one of the early non-isolated "Thunder Cab"... (more)
A Chicago and North Western freight enters Butler Yard, while another waits to head west at Butler, Wisconsin, on May 24, 1986. Powering the train is SD45 No. 951, with Milwaukee Road SD40-2 No. 1... (more)
L510 crests Byron Hill at County Road F in a winter wonderland.
The Fond Du Lac - Duplainville local heads north through Slinger with EJE 660 and IC 6202.
Northbound Chicago - Janesville crosses over Rte 120 just north of the Illinois / Wisconsin border. The train is just a few miles east of Zenda where they ended up clipping an unoccupied vehicle t... (more)
On a cold winter afternoon, an empty taconite train blasts past a loaded taconite train as they continue north from the BNSF ore dock at Allouez, WI to the mines on Minnesota's Iron Range.
A nice set of power including two patched Espee's lead by a pristine dash 9 with wings and low, black numberboards, is ready to depart Altoona with MALMCS.
Rapids Local blasts through Borea as they head westward in freezing weather. Lots of log cars for Cloquet on the head end.
Rare for these parts, a BNSF warbonnet leads the daily 289 manifest west past Pewaukee Lake.
A loaded Taconite Train slowly makes it's way to Allouez Yard in Superior. It's been a long cold journey and it is just getting up to -20F here in Borea after dropping to near -30F overnight