No tanks were encountered on a chilly Sunday morning as Amtrak #8 raced by headed for its next stop in Tomah, WI.
On the last weekend of the regular 9-day Wisconsin Deer Season, an orange-clad hunter keeps watch while CP train 280 struggles up the hill towards Tunnel City.
A SOO SD60 leading means the chase is on!
Older EMD power is a nice change of pace versus the newer GEs that normally lead this train.
Due to Ft. McCoy's role in preparing troops for deployment in the Middle East, railroad crossing signs are in multiple languages. CP 487 heads west through Ft. McCoy enroute to River Junction whe... (more)
Ft. McCoy had the USAX 4600 GP10 for years. That engine is gone and has been replaced by the 4605.
Empty Unit Train heads west through Ft. McCoy.
I don't know a thing about railcars, but this one was a tempting target at Ft. McCoy.
Empty Unit train heads west through Ft. McCoy.
The newest locomotive at Ft. McCoy, a GG-20B from RAILPOWER Technologies Corp., is on display for the Armed Forces Day Open House.
Potash train to NS Calumet goes through the cross-overs at Raymore. The Milwaukee-era target signals are about to be replaced.
Priority Train from Chicago to St. Paul crosses over to Main 2 at Raymore with some unusual power leading. The Milwaukee-era target signals are about to be replaced.
Amtrak #7 crosses over to Main 2 at Raymore. Main 2 is CWR and provides a smoother ride that the jointed rail on Main 1. The CP is in the process of replacing the jointed rail, so this will no l... (more)