Soo Line 1003, a 2-8-2 type locomotive, is running a test run through Rubicon, WI in preparation for their Photo Charter in November
The local traverses the iconic Wisconsin dairy farm landscape.
Traffic is held up by the local as it crosses the main street in town.
It is 1940 and war has been raging for a year in Europe as the family's new 1940 Chevrolet waits for a Soo train to clear the crossing. Actually this is history recreated in 2010 with a Historic T... (more)
A local freight led by Soo Line #1003 passes the local elevator in Fairwater, WI.
SOO Mikado #1003 prepares to leave the Horicon Yard.
A local freight sponsored by HTP and powered by Soo #1003 passes a local family headed to town in their 1940 Chevrolet.
Soo #1003 brings the morning local through Rubicon, WI.
Soo Line 1003 makes its back up move from the Wisonsin Auto Museum where it is kept, in Hartford, WI, to a location about a mile west to pick up Santa. Santa arrived on time at 1130 am in downtown... (more)
Here comes Santa Claus. Restored Soo Line Mikado no. 1003 made a short excursion in Hartford, WI as assist Santa in his arrival to festivities in the community on November 9. The train backed a mi... (more)
Soo Line 1003 is switching cars in preparation for a short trip to Slinger, WI.
Soo Line 1003 backs down the museum track to couple to a pair of vintage cabooses before bedding down for the night. The engine was being prepared for a trip five miles down the road to Slinger, W... (more)
SOO 1003 makes its Janesville departure as it heads for Chicago.
It's a frigid day as the SOO 1003 gets a highball into the town of Hartford for the Christmas parade