The patrol passes industry nearing Windsor, headed back to Portage from Madison. Increased workload on this branch means the bandits carry out their work in broad daylight on this former nocturna... (more)
The M&P turn has gone as far as it can, and now will work it's way back to Portage. CP 4509 is ex-Milwaukee Road and this branch is too.
The CP local out of Portage to Madison chugs by the frozen farms of northern Dane County nearing Morrisonville.
Even behind a snowpile, the color of the restored depot gives away the lineage of this line. The 32-mile ex-Milwaukee M&P branch is serviced today by the CP under the colors of the Soo Line 4451.... (more)
The CP local comes down to Madison from Portage to work, seen here nearing DeForest. Traditionally a nocturnal operation, a change in local operating practice makes this run a daylight opportunit... (more)
A veteran SOO GP40 leads a small train south towards Madison Wi. To interchange some tankcars with the WSOR.
A pair of slick ex-Milwaukee geeps, in two different CP schemes, lead the local into town in the rain.
Cutting through the backyards of tiny Morrisonville, the CP local returns to Portage from Madison, 32 miles over the M&P sub. Operations recently have been altered such that daylight views of thi... (more)
The M&P turn heads back to Portage with a bandit in the lead.
A bandit leads the branchline job back to Portage from Madison.
SOO power returns to Portage with the Watertown patrol.