The Plymouth jobs takes a peaceful 10mph ride back down to Milwaukee. The crew had to keep a watchful eye out for hunters as they roll down the track. Some can be seen heading back onto the tracks... (more)
WSOR's plymouth job has just tied onto their outbound cars. The engineer patiently waits while the conductor arms the fred. After the conductor is finished he will hop back on and they will begin ... (more)
Having filled the two tracks ahead of them with loaded plastic hoppers. The crew has to place this lone hopper on the other side of the street. Where it will be spotted on the next trip up to Plym... (more)
A eastbound intermodal train breaks the silence of a beautiful late november morning.
Three Dash 8's proudly lead their loaded potash train into Neenah to meet a loaded coal train thats waiting for them on the other side of town.
A loaded potash train slowly rolls down Dixie siding. Catching three dash 8's on a CN train these days is pretty nice.
A empty coal train rolls by a rather nice sized pile of bad ties awating disposition. Even with one unit shut down for fuel conservation. The single GE had no problem lifting the empty hopper trai... (more)
A CN manifest train makes its way south out of Fond du Lac. The train is just starting to make its way up byron hill. The train will be crawling by the time it reaches the top.
A southbound CN stack trains rolls by freshly harvested fields of corn. The train is just starting to march up Byron Hill. Both units though will have no problem bringing this healthy sized train ... (more)
A CN stack train rolls south through the Wisconsin countryside, with a healthy sized train this day.
A southbound CN manifest interrupts the morning silence of a pleasently warm sunday morning.
The engineer from MSSPR walks back to the lead engine after tying the power down. The train will rest here until a new crew hops onboard to take the train to proviso.
Two GE's drag almost 12,000 tons of train up the hill at lake.
With MPRSS neatly tucked away in the siding at Rock. MSSPR resumes its journey east towards Chicago. Next stop will be butler to drop a couple units off and get a new crew.
With their station stop at Milwaukee complete. The Empire Builder rolls out of the depot and heads west.