You can tell from this photo what the SS Badger was intended to do, haul railcars. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case in August of 1983. She would only load autos and trucks from the dock in Milw... (more)
Changing times at ButlerLight snow is falling the day after Christmas in 1995, eight months after Union Pacific’s merger of Chicago & North Western at Butler Yard outside Milwaukee, Wis... (more)
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A rare good news story involving a depot..... A Soo Line Rail Detector truck sits in front of the Sturtevant, WI depot in July of 1986. Originally a MILW depot, it is still being used as an Amtrak... (more)
CNW's Oak Creek, WI depot is unused and in disrepair in September of 1986. Located on CNW's Old Line (the Milwaukee-Chicago passenger mainline), this was a busy location at one time with several l... (more)
The one and only.... CNW's one-of-a-kind SD-Cat #6000 leads a train across the Manitowoc River bridge in Manitowoc, WI in February of 1988. While the weather was not the greatest, chasing a rare b... (more)
With a hefty 35 car train in tow, Wisconsin and Southern's L595 crawls through Waupan,WI on its way to Oshkosh,WI
The MILW Somers, WI depot is looking pretty bad in the April, 1987 photo. Somers was on the C&M division between Milwaukee and Chicago. The depot was torn down not long after this photo was taken.
UP 3985 rounds the curve at at Saint Francis, WI as it heads to Butler in August of 2002. A couple of locals watch it go by.
UP 1442 shoves on the rear of the cross town local, as they cross over what used to be the Rock River in Janesville, WI.
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In a scene all too familiar, CNW's Oconto, WI depot sits derelict and abandoned in June of 1997. Despite efforts to save the depot, it was torn down shortly after this photo was taken. This is the... (more)