A local with traffic off the Wisconsin Northern in Chippewa Falls returns to the yard in Altoona with some colorful power including two unpatched SP engines and one of the two Salt Lake City Olymp... (more)
Empty oil cans roll past the large coal fired power plant in Alma, WI. This is the first trip through this area for the Southern heritage unit.
A BNSF freight train rolls past the Dairyland Power Cooperative in Alma, WI.
The view from the bluffs makes downtown Alma, WI look a bit like a model railroad. An empty oil train heads west led a the NS Interstate heritage unit.
On a sloppy wet day in May a GP60 leads a loaded sand train through Elk Mound, WI. The train will be left in Ajax siding just a few miles down the line to wait for road power and a new crew. The... (more)
A manifest heads east through Eau Claire, WI past the former Uniroyal tire plant. The plant was once the largest employer in Eau Claire and had rail service from the CNW, Milwaukee Road, and Soo ... (more)
Winter just won't give up without a fight this year. A local heads west across the Chippewa River in Eau Claire, WI in heavy snow.
A trio of NS power leads oil loads east on the BNSF past the Dairyland Power Cooperative in Alma, WI. The near constant parade of oil trains on this line is quite remarkable.
The NS Interstate heritage unit skates past the icy Pepin Marina on its maiden voyage across the state of Wisconsin hauling empty oil cans bound for North Dakota.
A local based out of Altoona heads for the west side of Eau Claire with cars for the Menards distribution center. This bridge was opened in 1911 to replace a single track bridge barely visible in... (more)
Seven engines lead a long Proviso to South Saint Paul freight west across the swollen Chippewa River in Eau Claire WI. Two inches of fresh snow is coating the trees this morning, with more spring... (more)
BC Rail and Southern Pacific power leads an Altoona, WI to Mason City, IA train through the rolling hills of western Wisconsin.
A colorful consist of BC Rail and former SP power leads an Altoona, WI to Mason City, IA train west across the Chippewa River.
Former Burlington Northern executive SD70MACs 9708 and 9808 slow a loaded iron ore train for a crew change in Northtown Yard.
The Illinois Terminal heritage unit slows for a crew change at Northtown while an outbound Northstar commuter train speeds out of town.