We're stopped on the eastward main track at the Brookfield Depot. While the crew is in the depot talking with agent Al Paske I walk back to get a shot of our headend next to the old depot. We've g... (more)
We're at Waukesha,WI. and we've just finished our lunch at the local Sentry store. Conductor Joe Bruckner and Brakeman Dave Thompson walk toward the rear unit while I snap a photo of our interesti... (more)
We're getting our air on the Valley while another eastbound probably 202 or 204 makes its way down the westward track. My guess we'll both be following Amtrak to Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Road's Wisconsin Valley hotshot is cooling its heels in the westbound siding at Voltz. We've stopped just short of the Provimi road crossing so we can't have more then 75 cars. We're wai... (more)
We're in the clear on the westward siding at Voltz just west of Watertown,WI. with the Chicago/Wausau train.
We're on train 246 the Valley eastbound on two lead in the Portage Yard. Train 262 the Thunderhawk from Tacoma,WA. is coming down the westward main. Most likely there will be a passenger train com... (more)
The Chicago/Wausau Wisconsin Valley train approaches Duplainville,WI. westbound.
We're in at FS feeds while the Conductor has climbed up on the roof of the locomotive probably to get a look at what he's got ahold of I get out to get a shot.
We're on the Waukesha branch with the 364. We've just cut our train off to interchange with the Central Wisconsin RR. If you look real close you can see the WICT's ex-MN&S FM 10 in the PDC yard ti... (more)
We're in the clear on the westbound siding one mile west of Brookfield,WI. on a combined Tosa/Waukesha Patrol that at the time was going all the way to Portage. East of Watertown we'd switch the m... (more)
The Wisconsin Valley freight or"TheValley" is stopped at Pipersville road on the east side of Watertown,WI. waiting for trafficmoving against the currant west of town.