FRV 4159 brings a freight past the Kimberly, WI depot in December of 1992. This ex-CNW line provided a lot of paper traffic for the Fox River Valley RR. The depot did not last much longer though.
FRVR 4508 has a eastbound (actually southbound) freight in tow as it passes Barton Siding in Barton, WI in March of 1992. Once CNW's Airline Subdivision, this line, and the FRVR is gone here. The ... (more)
It's the CNW. Really! Soo Line 6607 leads a southbound coal train on CNW's New Line at Bain (Kenosha), WI in November of 1989, while a northbound freight, let by FRVR 2402 waits in the siding. It'... (more)
Home sweet home. FRVR 2402 is heading to Butler Yard as it passes thru St. Francis, WI in April of 1993. I grew up less than a block from this location.
FRVR 2500 works CNW's Mitchell Yard in Milwaukee, WI in March of 1990. It will soon head to Proviso Yard in Chicago.
FRVR 2401 slows to switch Eden, WI in April of 1990.
A Fox River Valley Railroad freight heads northbound through Kewaskum, Wisconsin, on March 25, 1990, led by the road’s two EMD SD24s Nos. 2401 and 2402, as well as former a Southern SD35 No. 2500.... (more)
Looks can be deceiving! What looks like a meet between 2 CNW freights is actually a meet between a CNW freight and a freight from the newly formed Fox River Valley RR. The freights are on FRVR tra... (more)
FRVR 1702 leads the usual motley assortment of power thru DePere, WI in December of 1992.
FRVR 1702 passes Broadway Tower in Green Bay, WI as it departs the CNW yard for Butler, WI in December of 1992. Broadway Tower has to rank right up there as one of the smallest 2 story towers in t... (more)
FRVR 2402 switches a train at CNW's Proviso Yard in November of 1989. Unknown to many, the FRVR ran one train a day to Proviso and back.
FRVR 1702 crosses County Hwy F south of Eden, WI in July of 1992. I used to love this spot as the road seems to go forever in the background. Unfortunately, this line is now gone and the trains no... (more)
FRVR 1701, one of a handful of units to be painted in FRVR colors, brings a freight train thru Kaukauna, WI in December of 1992. The depot and wig-wag add to the scene.
Butler Yard in Wisconsin is busy in August of 1991 as FRVR 2401 and a colorful consist do some switching before heading north to reach their home rails and the destination of Green Bay.
FRVR 832 lead a freight thru the bucolic countryside north of Campbellsport, WI in March of 1992. This is the Kettle Moraine area of Wisconsin, know for its lake and hill for by the last ice age.