with around 18" of snow in the past week here in the Twin Ports the BNSF has dug out Snow Dozer 940022 and has it ready to start plowing the yards, starting here in Superior.
The Duluth Transfer making it's way back to the BNSF Yard in Superior while battling a little snow on the way
Demonstrator! CNW 1520, one of the original 3 GP7 demonstrator units, passes by the West Bend, WI depot in February of 1967. Note the GBW reefer and the Texas Chief boxcar. Robert Bullermann Kodac... (more)
CNW 1563 tiptoes across CNW's Chippewa River bridge with the Cornell local out of Altoona. It was slow going with the main running at about 25 mph and the Cornell branch at 10 mph. By 1973 CNW lai... (more)
Soo Line 6240 leads an interesting mix of locomotives down Lake Hill in Milwaukee, WI in March of 1987. The train is probably a Lake States train heading for home rails. The siding the northbound ... (more)
A loaded grain from the WSOR bound to Helvetia, LA, on the CN, swings around the curve on the CN Waukesha Sub near Ackerville. The crew is going to deliver these 99 loads of beans to the CN at the... (more)
WC 3025 leads train 46 off the WC and onto the Soo Line to get into Milwaukee, WI from Fond Du Lac. On this day the train includes three passenger cars from Quad Graphics, picked up at their plant... (more)
CNW 6706 and 6705 looking good in their new yellow and green scheme ready a train to head east out of Altoona Yard on a cool January day. At this time eastbound trains 406 and 408 came here from S... (more)
Ex-MILW 200A Blt 1956 then 30A now AMTK 405....looking new in 72!
The Soo Line only had 5 widecab SD60M's and the last one, 6062, leads a train out of Milwaukee, WI in January of 1991. The billboard on the left is for radio station WOKY, a longtime station that ... (more)
Wisconsin & Southern train T6 rolls out of Milton Junction after cutting 49 grain loads for a T4 crew to deliver to Darien, Wisconsin. Steve Smedley
The Royal American Shows Circus Train westbound off the West Allis Line headed for the Twin Cities and the Minnesota State Fair.
Both Icons of the RR industry at the time Milwaukee Road E9 32A and GM&O E7 103 stand side by side at sunset in the Milwaukee Depot after an engine change in the new age of Amtrak.
If anyone would have told me back in the 60's when I hired out on the CMStP&P RR that I would have run a GM&O E7 Ida said "get outta here". But....here it sits one of many that would gra... (more)