The Muskego yard engine facility is seen here in this shot. Today an old SOO bandit is resting along with other equipment. The skyline of Milwaukee can be seen in the background.
In what is now a fairly rare move, a light engine crosses Main Street in Reedsburg. This used to be a common move, but now it is only made a few times a year to serve one industry at the end of th... (more)
The Roaring Camp and Big Trees Railroad Shay number 1 prepares for the first Run of the day.
The WSOR's Employee appreciation excursion crossing the Bridge over the Wisconsin River at Merrimac WI, after stopping at Devils Lake for a lunch for the employees and their families.
The 261 is elevated slightly from us as it passes by at Minnesota City with a good steam and a nice clip going.
A variety of power is sitting in the CP engine facility at Muskego Yard today, and included is a MILW bandit, SOO 4512. A good portion of Muskego Yard can be seen in the background.
Oblivious to the passing train, three cows graze in a field as the Mid Contient Fall color's train rolls past.
A roster shot of METRA 151 as it rests in the Harvard Yard/METRA train prep area. It is named the Leo J. Cusik.
Two fairly new ES44AC's pop into a sucker hole in the clouds with a CP manifest from St. Paul to BRC clearing in Chicago.
Amtrak number 8, the westbound Empire Builder, speeds through the tiny town of Lyndon Station. Normally the quiet of the town would be broken by the speeding train, but this time of year snowmobil... (more)
CNW 151 basks in the morning sun as it prepares to go out with the first run of the day at IRM.
MILW 261 enters Mauston, Wisconsin with whistle blaring and the bell ringing, just as the sun pops out of a hole in the clouds. My what a great sound that is!!
A short BNSF train heads up the Huey P Long Bridge approach in the absolute last light of day, passing one of the local restaurants that line Clearview Avenue in Elmwood.
On it's way to turn at River Junction, 261 runs by a line of photographers at Dakota MN, with the Mississippi in the background. The smoke from the engine invelops the cars behind it.
BNSF 814 leads a train with more locomotives than cars past the bluffs near Goose Island.