We're just about ready to leave Watertown,WI. after making our pickup off the Madison branch. Train 272 was the Wausau/Chicago manifest that made a stop at Watertown usually for a setout/pickup. W... (more)
Westbound lite power between Medary Tower and Grand Crossing Tower just east of Lacrosse on Milwaukee Road's double track. Medary was a C&NW facility and Grand Crossing was Milwaukee facility.
Westbound FRA inspection special crosses the Rock river between Colona and Carbon Cliff,IL. heading for Rock Island.
The CNW's Lacrosse Way Freight power runs around its train on Milwaukee Road's double track mainline between Grand Crossing and Lacrosse next to Milwaukee's Yard. If you look real close on the rig... (more)
Amtrak's Black Hawk departs Rockford,IL. headed for Dubuque,IA.. The station was that little glass wind break behind the yellow car at left. I wonder if the young lad in the center car window next... (more)
CP train 273 detours on the BNSF from Savanna to Rock Island,IL. during the recent Mississippi river flooding.
The Mississippi river has dropped about two feet but the snow melt from Minnesota is still on the way as the Nitrin local moves southbound at its ever present 10mph towards East Moline,IL.passing ... (more)
Milwaukee Road's Virocqua Patrol leaves the Lacrosse,WI. Yard headed east for Sparta,WI.. The local will do way work all along the mainline and at Sparta it will run around its train and head sout... (more)
C&NW lite power from Onalaska to Lacrosse in the early morning will pick up a train and take to Winona,MN..
Westbound commuter train approaching the station stop at New Lenox,IL..
An Amtrak Chicago/Carbondale train on the ICG at Peotone,IL.on a dreary northern Illinois day.
A typical winters day at Portage,WI. as Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha makes it station stop on its way from Chicago to the Pacific Northwest.