BNSF 7151 rolls a manifest freight southeast through Alma, WI on March 18, 2023, the same day the first barge of the season floated through Lock & Dam no. 4 located just behind the camera. The sho... (more)
BNSF 3910 and a Heritage 1 painted C44-9W pair up for a portrait on a causeway just north of Alma, WI. The train was the third of three that spent much of the day parked on BNSF between Fountain C... (more)
Gone Fishin'. BNSF 6583 is parked next to a marina north of Alma, WI on BNSF main 2 with a manifest train that has sat all day along with 3 other eastbound trains between Nelson, WI and Winona Jct... (more)
Double Trouble. BNSF 8140 rolls past BNSF 6583 just north of Alma, WI overtaking the parked manifest with its stack train. This was the third train parked on main 2 between Nelson and Fountain Cit... (more)
A nice beautiful morning finds a few trains working up and down the St. Croix Sub between LaCrosse and St. Croix. Here we have an eastbound freight train making lots of noise as they blast thru th... (more)
The hot shot out South Seattle rumbles thru the small town of Alma on the BNSF St. Croix Sub. This vantage point is from A pedestrian walkway to the lock and dam in town. Not for the faint of hear... (more)
BNSF 6031 passes MP 352 as it slows for its approach to Dairyland Power Co. at Alma, WI. MP 352 is the distance to Chicago on BNSF's Chicago-Twin Cities mainline.
BNSF 8233 brings up the rear of a coal train destined for Dairyland Power Co. at Alma, WI. The train is approaching its destination as denoted by the large smoke stack to the right.
BNSF 6357 leads a mix of colors on GEs through Alma, WI on an eastbound Z train at the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Lock & Dam no. 4. Note the sand pile in the distance created from ongoing dredg... (more)
A BNSF grain shuttle rolls east along the confluence of the Buffalo River with the Mississippi just north of Alma. The eastbound train's next stop is North La Crosse, WI where it will change crews... (more)
BNSF 8586 heads east (south) through Alma, WI with a manifest freight train as a barge prepares to work its way through the lock and dam on the Mississippi River.
A BNSF oil train cruise north through Alma, WI on its way to the Twin Cities. The location is at the Alma lock and dam on the Mississippi River on Burlington's former mainline.
BNSF 6582 races a Z train west through Alma, WI along the shores of the Mississippi River on a fast trip from Chicago to the Twin Cities.
BNSF 7643 and an SD70MAC cruise by the Mississippi River lock and dam at Alma on the "wrong" main with a stack train bound for Chicago. Maintenance crews were doing work up the line at N... (more)
BNSF and CSX GEs team up to roll a westbound manifest freight along the Mississippi River at Alma, WI below the bluffs. Wisconsin's west coast is unlike the rest of the state as trains roll along ... (more)