This passenger train was assembled and put on idsplay next to the former Milwaukee Road station in Madison, WI. MILW had a real no. 35A, an E9A locomotive. This version is an E8A and dates back to... (more)
This passenger train was assembled and put on idsplay next to the former Milwaukee Road station in Madison, WI. In 1995 it was nicely intact, fresh paint and appeared ready to leave for Chicago. I... (more)
Monona Tower... The location where the CNW and the Milwaukee Road crossed each other in the middle of Lake Monona. Present day, this is commonly referred to as MX. The head end of the train is on ... (more)
L468 is returning from Cottage Grove, and is on the approach to Junction A. There was once a diamond here where the CNW (the track the train is on) crossed the Milwaukee Road (the track at the ver... (more)
L468 has just climbed Vondron Hill and is coming around the curve towards Buckeye Road on their way back to Madison from Cottage Grove.
WAMX 4176 takes 21 loads of sand and gravel up the grade, and out of Madison on it's way to Lycon's concrete plant in Oregon. It looks as though the WSOR Reedsburg Sub is the dividing line between... (more)
The Wisconsin State Capitol Building stands tall, as L469 makes it's way towards Oregon with 21 sand loads for Lycon.
South Central Wisconsin has received it's first measurable snowfall of the season far earlier than normal. This created some unique photo opportunities. It was a rare treat to shoot a train rollin... (more)
Ex-Milwaukee Road double track snow plow.....only throws snow to the right.......Adam Farence Photo.
MX: The Diamond in the Middle of Lake Monona.
MX is just a shadow of what it once was. Back in the day, this was a high traffic interlocking between the Chicago & Northwestern and the Milwaukee... (more)
The Wisconsin State Capitol building looms in the distance, as WAMX 4187, the "Grow Wisconsin" locomotive, pounds the diamond at MX. Madison used to have over 20 railroad diamonds. This ... (more)
HLCX 6334 is in the process of switching Central Storage in Madison during a light snow. This unit was fairly new to the WSOR at this time.
L469 heads for Oregon with sand and gravel loads for Oregon, with the Wisconsin state capitol in the background. When WAMX 3947 first showed up on the Wisconsin & Southern, the UP herald was cover... (more)
L468 has completed their work at Burke. They're preparing to head West towards Junction A, where they will leave the Watertown Sub and enter the Cottage Grove Sub.
The Wisconsin State Capitol supervises as L468 runs around some traffic at Burke.