High above the former DM&E (ex-CNW) and the Bad River, one has to take a minute to catch their breath and take it all in.
With 96 cars in tow, CP 571 rolls towards Rapid City on a wonderful wi... (more)
Train 571 is rolling west after meeting counterpart #570 at JC Siding out in the Bad River Valley of South Dakota.
The Huron-Rapid City train ambles west along the 10mph, pink lady ballasted, PRC Sub on a beautiful winter afternoon.
It's a hazy morning in Phillip, as 570 blasts off at a blistering 10mph after being recrewed in town.
A nice trio of EMDs bring a junker freight under the old C&NW, now the UP Milwaukee Subdivision.
An ex-Milwaukee Road GP40 leads into some nice light on the old NorthWestern.
A pair of NS engines, with 3 DIT CP SD60s, hustle west into a patch of sun on their way across Wisconsin.
A ballast train from Dresser, WI is literally on the border between Minnesota and Iowa as it works it's way down the Mississippi.
It's a soggy afternoon here in the "Tree Tunnel" on Stockton hill, as four 3,000HP units, the lead being an ex-MILW, work west with a short train.
A quartet of SOO Geeps bring a ballast train from Dresser, WI south along the Mississippi, en route to Kansas City.
One of NS's "Crescent Cab" SD60s leads the daily Bensenville-St. Paul auto train out of town as Milwaukee looms in the background.
A Soo Line geep backs down the Lonestar Spur to pick up cars from the elevator and bring them back to CP's Muskego Yard. Wonder how much time we have left with red and white?
A trio of red SD40s work up Lake Hill with a loaded ethanol train.
The Watertown Patrol (Milwaukee-Watertown and return) is makin' big bucks for CP as it heads west for with a lone load for Watertown.
A circle logo MAC leads coal loads down the river, and will soon head east across the Mississippi, and ultimately the Columbia Generating Plant at Portage, WI.