I'm firing for Milwaukee Road Engineer Howie Roberts on Amtrak's eastbound North Coast Hiawatha on a dreary/ rainy/ misty/ soggy day....definitely Mosquito breading weather in Wisconsin and we gre... (more)
Milwaukee Road Engineer Rod Robinson and myself are both on layover with our pool turns at Portage,WI.. We've driven up to Oxford to photograph the C&NW Adams Line. Rod is seen crouching to shoot ... (more)
Eastbound C&NW crummy just east of Oxford,WI..
Meet at Oxford.
Conrail ore train eastbound at Oxford,WI..
Extra 828 West waits in the siding for Extra CR 3061 East at Oxford,WI..
Extra 828 West departs the siding at Oxford,WI. and splits the semaphores on its way west up grade.
Extra 6872 East descends the grade through Oxford,WI. as Milwaukee Road Engineer/RR photographer Rod Robinson shoots from a squatting position just east of the depot.
Manifest train from Proviso Yard, IL, to South St. Paul, MN, passes the vacant depot at Oxford.
UP coal loads are cresting the hill at Oxford but the horses are more interested in the guy with the camera.
Detouring on the Adams line, MITDM heads south past the C&NW station in Oxford on a moonlit night.
Uncle Pete can sure throw a good party.....720 and 648 throttle up to track speed, after switching the CO-OP in Oxford, NS style.
B&LE power could be found on ore trains over the CNW Wisconsin Division in the '70s. 839 and 823 assist the 836 with 144 cars, 92 are ore empties on this westbound move.
The MBUVP pulls it's train through the Wisconsin countryside lit by a late evening sun.