This Portland to Chicago Q-train rumbles along the Mississippi River on this beautiful Sunday morning. Hard to believe this...but couple old timers lead this expedited traffic along the Aurora Sub... (more)
Family vacation up to my in-law's trailer near Harpers Ferry this week allowed for some interesting shooting locations. Unfortunately I didn't make the most out of it cause the timing of trains di... (more)
The local out of LaCrosse hammers thru the crossovers at CP 254, Lynxville. The train will do a few smalls tops on their way south. The train's next stop is a Prairie du Chien, then onto East Dubu... (more)
As the BN started getting DP-AC power, they started messing around with DP-ing heavy units trains across their network. Late in 1995 they started testing stuff out on their taconite trains out of ... (more)
Westbound stack train #7 blast thru Lynxville on the BN Aurora Sub. The red number boards on the 5098 designates that unit was upgraded to either 3300 or 3600 horses by BN in the early 90's. BN di... (more)
An eastbound Burlington Northern freight powered by a pair of LMX (General Electric Leasing) GE B39-8s passes through Lynxville, Wisconsin, on the perfect autumn day of October 12, 1991.
This southbound mixed freight scores the "lash of the day" title with BNSF, CSX, NS, ex-BN, and ex-SOO power for an 7-locomotive power consist southbound along the Mississippi.
An empty grain train follows the Mississippi River as they make their way towards St. Paul. Here the train passes some abandoned boat ramps in the back waters at Lynxville, MP 254.
An empty magnetation train rolls north along the Mississippi River on the Aurora Sub. Magnetation is the recovering high-quality iron ore concentrate from previously abandoned iron ore waste stock... (more)
This is a loaded oil train out of Eland, ND, bound for unloading at Philadelphia, PA, via interchange with the CSXT in Chicago. Here the train works along the Mississippi River as it passing the c... (more)
A trio of BNSF motors fly down the Aurora Subdivision along the Mississippi River with loads of crude oil from North Dakota.
A southbound freight train skirts along the frozen Mississippi River in the small town of Lynxville.
CN haulage train is northbound heading for next crew change at La Crosse, WI. This freight train is operating over the BNSF from Chicago to Superior as a haulage agreement CN has with BNSF.
Southbound Z-train bound for Chicago rolls along the Mississippi River south of La Crosse, WI, near Lynxville. This train today has strait ex-Santa Fe power on the ex-BN lines, and as the BNSF mer... (more)