As controversy continues over the dangers of silica sand mining and transportation, Prairie du Chien - Janesville train T30 handles a unit trainload of the stuff through Spring Green.
The Horicon - Chicago train heads across the Rock River.
T4 heads around the east leg at Milton where it will get onto the Madison Sub to Janesville.
T4 heads into Milton on its way towards Avalon where the crew will tie the train down until the Chicago crew goes on duty later tonight.
The Rock Springs to Madison train is about to roll under 113 just north of Lodi, WI.
The train from Rock Springs rolls south towards Madison passing by the old depot in Waunakee.
The Rock Springs to Madison train heads south in the morning over Lake Wisconsin.
Four Wisconsin & Southern SD40-2's wait on the West end BRC's Clearing Yard for their return assignment back to home rails. Included in the grouping is WSOR 4030 sporting the 30th Anniversary pai... (more)
The engineer slowly brings a Horicon to Janesvill Wi. train into Slinger. The CN dispatcher has just given them permission to head down and hop onto CN rails for the short trip down to Grand Ave. ... (more)
The Horicon turn climbs the hill leaving town.
A rare move over the otherwise unused Sauk branch is seen as the WSOR shoves hopper cars into storage. This ex-Milwaukee branch once served the US Army Badger Ammo plant.
A WSOR hopper train quietly passes the frozen mill pond nearing "Mazo". The hoppers will be shoved onto the Sauk spur for storage after the train passes the switch lead a few hundred yards ahead.
WSOR makes a move on the Prairie sub past the old wig-wag dating from the Milwaukee Road days. This is one of two active magnetic flagmen that can be found along this line west of Madison.
Waiting on a fresh crew, todays HJ sits just outside of Milton.
WSOR sits under a vintage Milwaukee signal bridge while awaiting other traffic and their counterpart before heading for America's Dairyland.