SOO 1003 sits in the clear during a layover at Janesville while the Wisconsin & Southern goes about normal business. The 1003 was headed to Chicago for an event for Shriners Hospital and Metra fa... (more)
SOO 1003 heads eastbound past the grain elevator at Avalon as the sun makes a brief appearance.
SOO 1003 heads west past Rondout Tower, about to jump onto the Fox Lake Sub. For just a few minutes, time was turned back at Rondout. Both the 1003 and the tower are 100+ years old!
Soo Line Mikado #1003 heads NB just south of Milton after dropping off cars in Janesville, this train would later make a stop in Milton to get a refill on coal and water, after that it would head ... (more)
Crossing the cornfields of South Wisconsin, Soo Line 1003 returns home from a weekend in Chicago.
Returning from a successful Shriner's Hospital fundraiser in Chicago, Soo Line 1003 skirts one of the many lakes in Northern Illinois on its way to Fox Lake. There, the Metra pilot crew will dise... (more)
Minutes after sunrise, SOO 1003 begins its trip back home to Hartford as it races west through North Glenview.
SOO 1003 puts on a nice show as it heads east by Rondout Tower and the Milwaukee Road searchlights. 1003 is enroute back home to Hartford, WI after attending a fundraiser for the Shriner's Childre... (more)
SOO 1003 exits the Metra Fox Lake Sub and begins its trip down the CP C&M Sub to Chicago. In the process, it passes the famed Rondout Tower.
SOO 1003 smokes it up through the small town of Avalon as it makes its way to Chicago for a charity event.
SOO 1003 heads east crossing the Rock river on WSOR to Chicago for Metra/Shriners special events.
SOO 1003 heads east on WSOR to Chicago for Metra/Shriners special events.
After refilling with coal, Soo Line 1003 departs Burnett,WI and heads home for Horicon,WI
Homeward bound. SOO 1003 heads east on the WSOR toward her home in Hartford, Wisconsin, hauling just her tool car, which is cleverly disguised as a Milwaukee Road Reefer, and a SOO Line Cab... (more)
Dark-Side reflection at Beaver Dam. The dark side of the beaver pond at the west end of Beaver Dam Country Club offers the best reflection shot on the WSOR, with SOO 1003 throwing really ni... (more)