The WSOR local to Reedsburg switches out the grain elevator in Rock Springs.
WAMX 4177 makes the slow roll towards Reedsburg. The three white stripes on pole signify that the pole is used as a three quarter mile mark. In this instance, the train is at MP 186.75.
L867 has just negotiated Ableman's curve, and is crossing the Baraboo River. This is one of six locations that the Reedsburg Sub crosses the curvy Baraboo River.
After making the connection and swapping cars with L467 in Baraboo, L867 has just returned to Rock Springs and set out an empty grain hopper to United Coop. The train will continue West to Reedsbu... (more)
L867 rolls over he Baraboo River. The train has almost reached Rock Springs, where they will spot a car at United Coop, and then continue on to the end of the line in Reedsburg.
As the darkness of a bone-chilling winter's evening creeps in, a pair of venerable EMD SD40-2s lug Wisconsin Southern train no. 463 towards Reedsburg
WSOR 4051 leads the L863 past MP 184 on the former route of the CNW 400. The WSOR Reedsburg Sub was once a busy double track mainline, and is now only a shadow of it's former self. If I recall cor... (more)
After being freshly re-painted in Horicon, WAMX 4223 leads the Reedsburg job back east towards Baraboo where the crew will again to some work in town.The 4223 is a personal favorite, it being an S... (more)
Rocketing towards Reedsburg,WI, The WSOR Reedsburg Rocket flies at 10 mph through Rock Springs,WI. The train, which originates in Madison, features WSOR 4030 the 30th anniversary unit leading the ... (more)
On another gorgeous summer afternoon, WSOR 4002 leads the L563 job into Rock Springs to do some work.
Wisconsin & Southern engineer Adam Weddle pilots the Reedsburg job eastbound into Rock Springs, Wisconsin on a perfect day. The five-chime horn of the former Rock Island locomotive sounded fantast... (more)
The Rock Springs local crosses the Baraboo River on its way back to town.
A big blue Mack and the L877 share some space as the Rock Springs Turn re-sorts some cars before yarding the train.
The Wisconsin and Southern's Reedsburg Job has just come on duty and will soon depart for Madison on a foggy July morning.
Ableman Curve in the Baraboo Bluffs was a favorite publicity-shot locale for the CNW. Mike Nelson photo.