Empty oil cans roll past the large coal fired power plant in Alma, WI. This is the first trip through this area for the Southern heritage unit.
A BNSF freight train rolls past the Dairyland Power Cooperative in Alma, WI.
The view from the bluffs makes downtown Alma, WI look a bit like a model railroad. An empty oil train heads west led a the NS Interstate heritage unit.
A trio of NS power leads oil loads east on the BNSF past the Dairyland Power Cooperative in Alma, WI. The near constant parade of oil trains on this line is quite remarkable.
The NS Interstate heritage unit skates past the icy Pepin Marina on its maiden voyage across the state of Wisconsin hauling empty oil cans bound for North Dakota.
Empty oil cans race up the Mississippi River Valley before dawn on BNSF rails.
Elephant style warbonnets lead a stack train through Alma early in the morning.
An eastbound stack train races past Mississippi River Lock and Dam #4 and the scenic river town of Alma, WI.
The sun is up in Minnesota, but Alma, WI is still in the shadows as a BNSF intermodal train races up the Mississippi River.