UP 8035 leads a freight train on mostly empty sand hoppers east near Elk Mound, WI on its run from the Twin Cities to Altoona, WI. Snow is disappearing exposing the thick layer of "pink lady&... (more)
The local turn from Altoona, WI to Menomonie returns toward Altoona with a few tank cars from Elk Mound. The train can work west to Hudson as needed, but was stymied by a derailment at Knapp that ... (more)
UP 7295, yet to receive UP Wings, is parked with an empty coke train at Ajax siding several miles west of Elk Mound, WI on the former C&NW Chicago-Twin Cities mainline. During 2018 and most of 201... (more)
UP 1989 leads an eastbound coke train from St. Paul east on the former C&NW mainline just west of Elk Mound, WI, heading for Altoona and utlimately the Chicago area.
CNW 972 leads a westbound train 483 through farm and forest land west of Elk Mound, WI on its way to East Minneapolis from Altoona. The train was a regularly scheduled Chicago-Twin Cities hotshot ... (more)
CNW 972 leads an SD40-2 and GP7 around a curve just east of Elk Mound, WI with train 483, a Chicago-Twin Cities time freight. At this time the train was scheduled in CNW's operating timetable as a... (more)
On a sloppy wet day in May a GP60 leads a loaded sand train through Elk Mound, WI. The train will be left in Ajax siding just a few miles down the line to wait for road power and a new crew. The... (more)
BC Rail and Southern Pacific power leads an Altoona, WI to Mason City, IA train through the rolling hills of western Wisconsin.
Fall colors! The leaves are pretty too. The Chicago to Valley Park train sports some unique paint for the Altoona Sub.
Heavy fog, quiet countryside, distant horn, the bells start to ring and the gates come down as the red flashing lights glow in the fog to protect the grade crossing. The horn blows loud as the sce... (more)
MBUVP heads through the small town of Elk Mound elephant style. They'll go into the hole at Ajax behind LTS61 to meet detouring MCBPR.
Three degrees at the local bank, felt rather nice compared to some of the days we've had this winter.
The midwest including Wisconsin got hit by a lot of snow but freight was still being moved on X-mas Eve.
CNW 8701 leads MBUVP past the mill at Elk Mound.
A shortage of crews has yesterdays LTB61 running late. Four SD40-2's and two GP38-2's throttle up as they round a bend at Elk Mound.