A Blue and Gold eases its' train through the brick canyons of the south side of Milwaukee.
A nice trio of Blue and Golds pull down to the west end of the yard for headroom.
Train 487 was parked on the old siding at River Junction waiting on a crew to take it north. The La Crosse CP Roadswitch crew climbed on board in the late afternoon and took the train north towar... (more)
After successfully climbing up Stockton Hill, 487 continues its journey towards Waseca as its seen passing by the siding at Lewiston. The train will soon be 30 mph track, all of which is jointed r... (more)
487 heads north towards Goodview, MN and a DM&E crew. Another 487 left Goodview an hour or so earlier and after getting this photo, I headed out on the DM&E Waseca Subdivision searching for a sho... (more)
One of the last StL&H SD40-2's leads a 487 up stockton hill in some faint sunlight. Sweet!
Oops! Northbound ICE did a belly-flop on the switches at Tower CK in Winona, requiring a day to clean up the mess and resulting in Amtrak detouring via BNSF between LaCrosse and St. Paul.
Glad I caught 487 with an ICE unit leading.
After completing the work at La Crosse, 487 heads north on the River Subdivision.
Three Iowa Chicago and Eastern SD40-2s lead 487's train into Milwaukee. They have cut away from their train with nine cars and will head into Muskego yard to make a pickup. They will double back o... (more)
A westbound manifest led by a trio of EMD products. Starts to pull west out of Canadian Pacific's Muskego Yard. In the meantime a eastbounder has pulled into the yard and will get ready to pull up... (more)
A trio of EMD SD40-2's leads a train bound for DME territory. Through the village of Wauwatosa. Having just worked in Milwaukee. The train will get a new crew in Portage Wi.
Although any EMD is a nice catch these days, I would have preferred the reverse order for this train!
CP #487 with three SD40-2s heads west to MN with a whole lot of cars for the DME.