CNW 972 leads a westbound freight across the Chippewa River bridge as it leaves Eau Claire, WI after switching and a crew change in Altoona. Its headed for East Minneapolis and connections with BN... (more)
Milwaukee Road Sprint train 209 passes our train 205 on the passenger mains just east of Red Star Yeast in Milwaukee. We'll follow 209 out of Milwaukee and chase it all the way to Portage where we... (more)
Cabooses on the end of two Burlington Northern trains pass MJ Tower on the south side of Superior, Wisconsin, on October 20, 1985. Waiting for all the BN action at the crossing to clear is Missabe... (more)
GBW #320 switches the boat train in Kewaunee while the ferry Arthur Atkinson awaits an uncertain fate. Sadly, this area is all condos now.
Milwaukee Road's local to Eau Claire, WI was shifted to CNW trackage rights in the late 70s from their own line between Eau Claire and Trevino, WI, then CBQ trackage rights to Winona, MN. This tra... (more)
WSOR 3928 leads the first train east of Plymouth in nearly 30 years on the newly rehabbed WSOR line from Plymouth to Sheboygan Falls.
We're on the "2spot" one of the ex-MILW passenger FP45's that were delivered in 1969 and were placed in freight service when Amtrak started in 1971. We've made our pick-up at the Cut-off... (more)
INRD 9009 leads a train on CP tracks in Caledonia on a brisk day in February of 2013.
Running late after rail repairs freight heads towards Milwaukee
Note "Pink Lady" ballast from a local quarry. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta Photograph
As traffic slows and new locomotives continue to come online, we've been fortunate to see a pair of classic cowl units make multiple trips over the Minneapolis Sub to Minnesota and back. On this d... (more)
CN 5367 leads the short local long hood forward south through Cedarburg, WI on the CN Saukville Sub.
An eastbound Burlington Northern freight powered by a pair of LMX (General Electric Leasing) GE B39-8s passes through Lynxville, Wisconsin, on the perfect autumn day of October 12, 1991.