The Janesville turn departs the yard at Madison on a bright summer morning, a pure EMD consist in charge of 30+ cars.
The character of the steam engine from above.
On the approach to Chadwick, IL., the SP4449 completes it's climb out of the Mississippi River valley and will soon encounter the hill 'n dale of the west end of the C&I.
As if on cue, the SP 4449 smokes it up for the onlookers above.
The ex-Milwaukee Road depot has been preserved by the community and makes a Christmas card-like scene as the Janesville-Slinger turn approaches in the morning light. This was a part of Milwaukee'... (more)
295's train is flying Old Glory on this July 4th weekend as it pulls into the terminal. The flags were removed by the inbound crew and the photographer was told "no photos" after he got this shot... (more)
Climbing out of the Wisconsin River valley, a WSOR special passes a backdrop CNW used for publicity shots. Of course, the foliage didn't exist in those days as it does here, mostly obliterating a... (more)
Wisconsin Central tonnage eases into the yard at the north end of FDL, flushing up the birds in the process.
Soo train #223 makes the turn off the Dri-Line onto ex-Rock trackage at W. Dav., nearing Nahant.
BN train #104 coughs its way past the east end of Burke siding.
The dead line at Shops featured this assortment of power. Internet notes report 2553 going to Larry's Truck & Electric, then leased to Western Rail Switching, where it was de-turbo'd.
A stacker out of Ashland Ave. Yard creeps up to the crossing at Brighton Park.
Rio Grande muscle power makes an appearance in the flatlands, pulling coal empties back west. For a view of the entire train, click Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western RailroadLocomotive: EMD SD45Location: Davenport, Iowa, USALocomotive #: DRGW 5328Train ID: 197Photo Date: October, 1989
The Empire Builder makes a brief appearance in Rio, at speed passing the site of the old MILW depot that stood on the spot until recently when CP MOW forces removed it.
They were so ho-hum back then.