One day after a blizzard, the sun shines on the new snow fall as the CN local operating west of Chippewa Falls rolls east on its return trip to Cylon, near New Richmond, WI with grain loads.
The local operating west from Chippewa Falls on CN crosses over Hwy T on a vintage Soo Line bridge northwest of Chippewa on its return to its home base after a day handling chores in snowy condit... (more)
Blizzard conditions prevailed in northwestern Wisconsin on December 30 following a week of warmer than normal temperatures. That did not slow down the crew on the CN local that works west from Chi... (more)
The CN turn that runs west from Irvine Yard at Chippewa Falls, WI nears the end of its work day as it approaches the Hwy. F grade crossing. The crew will arrive back at the yard and switch cars fo... (more)
Finally after a summer of not catching the elusive local west out of Chippewa Falls, my son Rob and I lucked into it while shooting a few fall color photos near Wheeler, WI. We got ahead of the ea... (more)
CN SD60 5410 and GECX ET44AC 2035 head east on the Albreda Sub with train M348.
A Canadian National EMD SD50 leads a mixed freight north out of CN's Harrison Yard southwest of downtown Memphis.
CN 568 charges towards South Fairlane
CN 5410, CN 5698 (SD75I), and ex IC 2494 (C40-8W), gave us a fun early evening chase. We caught up to them for the last time at Slater's Road crossing, among piles of rail ties and spike buckets.
A mixed freighter, led by CN 5410, heads toward the Vivian Road crossing after dropping off a load of empties - under an early evening moon.
Many neat old train relics still stand on CN's Bala sub.
CN 5410 moves on after dropping off a load of empties on the way back to MacMillan yard. Behind the lead locomotive is CN 5698 (SD75I), ex IC 2494 (C40-8W), and a colorful mix of tankers, boxcars... (more)