Sometimes you have to play the hand you are dealt. The weather is horrible, but when you are chasing a rare locomotive, it sometimes doesn't matter. WC's rare SDL39 #590 (ex-MILW) leads a short tr... (more)
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Former Santa Fe EMD F45 No. 5972 leads a Fox Valley & Western freight picking up cars at Chicago & North Western’s Butler Yard in Wisconsin on January 1, 1995. FV&W was a “paper railroad” operated... (more)
Two old work horses wearing paint of Fallen flags works the CN Decatur Local.
A pair of Wisconsin Central SD45s lead westbound CSX autoracks through Dawson, Pa.
CN R902, the Humko Local, heads across Springfield Avenue with its train in tow, as it heads down the remote Champaign branchline to switch out various industries.
It's an odd day for the R902... (more)
Wisconsin Central SD45 6594 leads a freight alongside the Eisenhower Expressway on CSX/B&OCT trackage at Oak Park, IL in Feb 1997.
WC 3004 brings a Green Bay bound freight past the depot at Black Creek, WI in December of 1992. The train is on the ex- Green Bay and Western at this point.
Wisconsin Central train No. 19 approaches Van Dyne, Wisconsin, (north of North Fond du Lac’s Shops yard) on a wintery February 27, 1995. A good assortment of WC EMD locomotives power the westbound... (more)
Adam Farence Photo......WC OCS(F45 and ex-GBW dome business car)wait in the clear while a high level conference appears to be going on between a crew member and the Trainmaster. In the mean time a... (more)
WC 6522 trundles down Division Street in Oshkosh, WI in January of 1992. Nary a trace of this line exists today as the CN uses the ex-CNW line just east of here.
A Wisconsin Central SD45 leads a UP westbound uphill at Eder, CA, with her conductor enjoying the beautiful scenery and pine-scented air. The train is heading for the "Big Hole," 10,325-... (more)
A burly pair of ex-BN SD45s that have not yet been repainted by their new owner head up the Wisconsin Central's daily Milwaukee turn as it approaches the city.
WC 3006 crosses the Fox River in Oshkosh, WI in January of 1992.
A snappy looking quartet of EMD power accelerate train 47 across the snowy landscape north of Duplainville, approaching Sussex, WI on their way to Fond Du Lac. Trains 46/47 were a turn that origin... (more)