L544 has just picked up a cut of loaded log cars at Zellar Excavating and the single unit does a smokey burnout as they start the pull westbound for Gladstone with loads of logs and center beams.
The "Marsh Job" pulls a cut of empty hoppers from the Nidera grain elevator at Jones Island with a sharp looking GP38-2, recently outfitted with fresh paint and "baby wings".
The remnants of th... (more)
With 1223 the only one that ever sees any kind of local regular duty these days, a five-pack of iron ore dust colored ex-Reserve Mining fleet of SD9s is still hanging on in the U.P. of Michigan at... (more)
The GE power is starting to take hold on the Iron Range.
A trio of Dash-8s can be seen here leading hot taconite loads from Minntac south out of Mountain Iron at the beginning of their journey ... (more)
BLE 909 adds to the spectacular fall colors as this empty taconite train makes its way north for another load of pellets at United Taconite.
WSOR's T4 Horicon to Janesville mixed freight manifest rolls west and south through the small town on Palmyra past the long closed feed mill among a fresh flocking of overnight snow.
A rare catch in daylight, G61 works east down the elevation from the C&M Sub on their way to work Jones Island.
The North Shore Scenic Railroad is northbound over the Little Sucker River trestle on their fall color train run to Two Harbors with a former Missabe veteran leading the way.
The LS&I's only remaining pair of serviceable U-boats run through the rock cut at Eagle Mills Junction on their way to pick up loads of pellets at the Tilden Mine.
This empty UP runthrough coal train gets one of EMD's latest Tier-4 compliant units on the head end as they snake through the concrete canyons of downtown Milwaukee.
Working as a New Year's Day extra, G62X has just cut away from 4 cars to prepare for a reverse move and work at Cargill Salt.
A work train, which identified itself is "9WS", is southbound along the Mississippi on the CP Marquette Sub as they near Lansing, IA.
This La Crosse to Marquette train would take nea... (more)
As the snow continues to fall on an early December afternoon, this northbound red, white, and blue cowl unit splits the signals at South Ackerville with mixed freight in tow.
A SOO Line survivor leads the local train, CP G61, northbound toward Milwaukee after work at Ardent Mills.
The afternoon Byron Hill shover power, 5000 HP of the EMD variety and 1 of the actual Horse variety, run down the hill back toward Shops Yard in North Fond du Lac to await their next assignment.