The ALCO RSC's replacement has arrived at Lacrosse for duty. One of 15 five 38's and 10 38-2's the 356 is brand new.
We're stopped at Brookfield on the west end. We've run-a-round our train through the westward siding and it appears that our Conductor Jim Bottoni is about to tie the 356 onto the caboose(I must h... (more)
Climbing out of Poynette starting up Arlington Hill the M&P local has brand new power on its way to Madison,WI.. The train will turn at Madison and head back to Portage doing the way work on line.
We're at PDC Jct yard which was the junction with the SOO Fond du Lac/Chicago mainline and Milwaukee Road's branch from Brookfield to Milton Jct..It appears we're setting out an old Milwaukee slee... (more)
This is a shot of the westbound Wisconsin Valley train either 247 or 401 that ran from Jasonville,IN. to Wausau,WI.. The three GP38's will go through but the GP9 will probably set out at Watertown... (more)
We're stopped on the eastbound Wisconsin Valley train just east of Hartland,WI.in the early morning sunlight. This train was the Wausau/Chicago hotshot.
I don't have a clue...looks like an ex-MILW 10-6 sleeper that has been sold to a private owner...looks like masking tape lettering of MP31 on the side. We must have been delivering it to the Soo L... (more)
Milw. 356,350,141,150 are about to duck into the east end of tunnel 1 at Tunnel City with a westbound freight.