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.
The push/pull SD40s on the NSM tailings train grind their way up the grade and through the curves out of Silver Bay as they head for the tailings pond among the brilliant fall colors.
With heavy snow coming down, the conductor clears out the switch for the run around track at the approach to the Humboldt Mill where they will shove in the empties and pickup the loads before head... (more)
A pair of ECOs yank a pair of Milwaukee Road ballast cars west over the stick rail of the WSOR's Waterloo Sub before making a stop at the Michels pit.
A pair of survivor GTW units work the afternoon turn south toward Quad Lomira with the daily drag of boxcars.