Adam Farence Photo....
CNW 8505 is on Soo Line (ex-MILW) rails as it leads a coal train thru West Salem, WI in January of 1993.
A nice wave by the engineer on 2nd 276 is a great complement to an all-EMD consist for Sunday's first 276 to run east. Train 276 was at LaCrescent, MN doing work and would head east later in the ... (more)
A nice suprise leading CP 280 on Sunday morning!
I was on my way home Saturday evening from a day of railfanning when I heard the dispatcher say that 281 would need water at La Crosse. I took a chance and drove the extra 10 miles to West Salem,... (more)
Two EMDs made the morning chase worthwhile!
The Empire Builder heads east through the small town of West Salem just after departing La Crosse on time.
Soo 6387,6309,6008 on coal train #286 head upgrade past West Salem, Wi.
CP Train 486 disrupts the morning quiet in West Salem after making a pick-up in La Crosse, WI.
BNSF 9206 leads its train of empty hoppers back west for another load for the Columbia Power Plant near Portage, WI.
CP 5916 leads CP's HOT Ford Fast train 185 is making good time with two EMD's and a GEVO. Anybody who attempts this shot is forewarned NOT to stop in the the breakdown lane unless the train will b... (more)