A chartered Wisconsin and Southern passenger train operated through several western states in September 1998—the so-called “Bill Gates Special”—was westbound at the site of former Tunnel 28 east o... (more)
The so-called “Bill Gates Special,” a chartered Wisconsin and Southern passenger train is westbound and peeks around the corner near the site of Tunnel 28 east of Cliff, Colorado, on September 25,... (more)
The so-called “Bill Gates Special,” a chartered Wisconsin and Southern passenger train with a few added cars for good measure, heads westbound just west of Rollins, Colorado, on September 25, 1998... (more)
We’re not in Wisconsin anymore, Bossie! The “Bill Gates Special,” a chartered Wisconsin and Southern passenger train with a few added cars for good measure, pops out of the Moffat Tunnel at East ... (more)
Climbing out of the Wisconsin River valley, a WSOR special passes a backdrop CNW used for publicity shots. Of course, the foliage didn't exist in those days as it does here, mostly obliterating a... (more)
The Great Circus Train highballs Whitewater for Milwaukee, taking a circuitous route via Waukesha, Horicon, and the Milwaukee sub, connecting finally with the "beer line".
The Great Circus Train makes an appearance on the Rock River bridge much to the boater's delight. This train pulls antique circus wagons on antique flats from Circus World Museum in Baraboo, WI.
The Circus World Great Circus Train powered by the WSOR E's crosses the Yahara River at Stoughton. The roadway is a locally infamous blind curve for motorists under the bridge, requiring a stop s... (more)
WSOR holiday train rolls south past the site of the CNW depot that stood in Lodi, 158 miles from Chicago on the old CNW/Omaha Rd. Twin Cities route. 10C has since been renumbered 101 and the plow... (more)
WSOR night photo session with the NWI-NRHS, lighting by Lance Wales and Ron Lundstrom. Mosquitos aplenty courtesy of the nearby Horicon marsh.
WSOR Christmas train returns to Madison skimming along Lake Wisconsin some 25 miles away.
WSOR holiday excursion with the bi-levels before they got repainted to WSOR colors drifts past the Mazo mill pond.
The Kahl Rd. crossing at US14 between Black Earth and Cross Plains features a magnetic flagman.
Engineer Matt Heeren matches the speedometer to the 10 mph slow order east of Mazomainie, returning from a passenger special on the Prairie Sub.