A Ferromex SD70 adds a little bit of color to an otherwise drab Oak Creek coal train as it crosses the Root River bridge in Racine.
After a rather illegal park job, I managed to snag 1996 one more time before the clouds would block out the sun. Along this 2 mile stretch of the Kenosha Sub, Sheridan road directly parallels the ... (more)
As if it were meant to be, just as I woke up 1996 got its warrants to head down the kenosha sub, so I flew out of the door and made it to DeKoven just in time to see this gorgeous heritage unit le... (more)
A dream catch of mine since Oak Creek switched to getting coal from CSX, a pair of CSX YN2 AC44’s leading a loaded coal train on its way to Oak Creek & Elm Road generating stations across the hi... (more)
At this point the Kenosha Sub directly parallels Sheridan Road. After dropping a single hopper at racine siding, it zooms south past me, sitting on the roof of my car trying to get some extra elev... (more)
UP 4848 has a short work train in tow as it passes thru Racine, WI on the ex-CNW New Line on June 27th of 2107.
EMD Tier 4 Demonstrators 1602 and 1601 await a crew in Racine, WI on April 4, 2017. They will take the train to the power plant for unloading.
EMD Tier 4 Demonstrators 1602 and 1601 await a crew in Racine, WI on April 4, 2017. They will take the train to the Oak Creek power plant for unloading.
Tagged! I've seen plenty of cars get tagged, but not many locomotives. UP 353 has obviously been a target as it brings a local thru Racine on the ex-C&NW Old Line.
Taconite pellets are not the only thing that steam in the winter as these gondolas full of hot metal shavings show in March of 2014. The Gons are in a scrapyard in Racine, one of the few industrie... (more)
CNW 401 leads a business train past the Racine, WI depot on a beautiful June day in 1989. The train is on the CNW Old Line, which was the old passenger main between Chicago and Milwaukee
UP Y549 (ex-C&NW 4404) is back on home rails as it switches the scrapyard in Racine, WI. The S.C. Johnson Research Tower, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, looms in the background.
Rock Train crossing 1908 American Bridge Deck Truss Swing Bridge over the Root River.
With a friendly wave The Rock Train approaches Hansche Road on the Kenosha Sub after picking up their loaded hoppers from the Vulcan Quarry at Ives heading all the way down to Upton.
Rough neighborhood, muddy water, common engines...but look at the bridge!