WICT 616 departs Milton, WI in January of 1989. A sizable group of fans was out this day to chase this "rare at the time" weekend trip to Waukesha on ex-MILW tracks.
There are a few ice fishermen out as WICT 616 brings a short train past Storrs Lake near Milton, WI on a crystal clear day in January of 1989. Business really picked up on this ex-MILW line when t... (more)
WICT 901 leads a test train from Janesville, WI to Fox Lake, IL. in January of 1989 near Hebron, IL. The train is passing the signals for the long abandoned crossing with CNW's KD line from Kenosh... (more)
WICT 106 leads a Wisconsin Chapter NRHS trip up Juda Hill in October of 1988 for a photo run-by. This train is on ex-MILW tracks. Tickets were either $30 or $35 for the all day excursion.
It may be lettered for the Wisconsin and Calumet, but the Santa Fe heritage of this caboose cannot be denied as the crew does some switching in Milton, WI in January of 1989.
Arguably one of the best RR heralds ever, WICT 901 proudly wears its herald on the nose of a F-unit in January of 1989.
WICT 106 blasts (OK, crawls) up Juda Hill in Wisconsin with a NRHS excursion in October of 1989. Tickets for the all day ride were $35!
A trio of former WICT F-units rests with NP round-end observation car Ranier Club at the E&LS shop. The passenger car is being repainted for the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth. At the bot... (more)
The WICT test train from Janesville, WI to Fox Lake, IL was supposed to end short of the bridge over the Fox River. So imagined how surprised the few of us who did the whole chase were when the cr... (more)
Former Wisconsin & Calumet A-B-A F7's soak up the late evening sun at the Escanaba & Lake Superior shops in Wells, MI. The EL&S shops are also home to a decent collection of old Baldwin locomotive... (more)
WICT 901 has just departed the yard in Janesville with the first test train to Fox Lake, IL, and eventually Chicago. Special thanks to the lady who allowed us access to her backyard for the shot.
Putting the branch in branchline, WICT 615 (ex-NYC 5667) heads west from Waukesha on its way to Milton. Today, this is an important line on the WSOR.
WICT 616 does a little switching before heading east from Milton, WI to its' destination in Waukesha. This ex-Milwaukee Road trackage is part of the original line across southern Wisconsin and is ... (more)
WICT 901 trundles along at 10 mph just east of Avalon, WI with a test train for Fox Lake, IL. This line is in much better shape today and Avalon is home to a large grain trans-loading facility.
WICT 901 leads a test train from Janesville, WI to Fox Lake, IL. This line is now an important part of the WSOR system.