What a day makes. Yesterday I wondered why the Alco was in an easy to photograph location, this evening I found the answer.
Railroad: Relco Locomotive (RLCX)Locomotive: Alco S2Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USALocomotive #: RLCX 1063Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: January 20, 2015
CNW 6812 leads train 415 as it waits in Rodell siding east of Fall Creek, Wis. for the caboose of train 406 to roll by. The trains were somewhat delayed by cold weather, and MOW crews had to come ... (more)
CNW train 408 from Duluth to Chicago passes by the Merrillan, Wis. depot and is about to cross the Green Bay & Western diamond.At this time, CNW also had a junction with their line to Marshfield, ... (more)
While running around the Port of Milwaukee at 6:30am waiting for a ship to arrive for winter layup I managed to come across Nidera Grain's Alco S2 switcher parked at the end of the yard. Very rar... (more)
With the days work tied up above on the mainline the crew runs around on the Kohler industrial branch to the Cargill malt plant to pick up a few more cars.
With a load of grain from Ripon, Wisconsin & Southern's last unpainted Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México GP leads the way using every bit of the available 25 mph track speed.
CNW 1237, a 1945 Baldwin VO-660 rebuilt by EMD in 1958 and classified as a VO-660M, tends to switching chores in Altoona, Wis. on a cool January afternoon. The unit has been repainted in the early... (more)
CNW 1281 and 1280, the railroad's only SW600s idle at Eau Claire between switching duties. These were the only two of their type on CNW and were EMD's catalog replacement for the 600 hp SW1 from a... (more)
CNW train 408 headed up by class SD40-2 No. 6801 holds at Altoona Jct., the end of double track through the Eau Claire-Altoona, Wis. terminal area. After meeting a westbound freight, 408 will cont... (more)
NS 1068 and NS 9944 lead an Empty Oil Train through Prescott on their way to North Dakota to refill.
Time lapse picture of the Highway 14 and Kennedy Ave. crossing in Janesville. Pretty neat how it just cuts right through the middle of a busy intersection.
ex CNW 4503, 1742