The midwest including Wisconsin got hit by a lot of snow but freight was still being moved on X-mas Eve.
The near by dam slows the Chippewa River enough for ice to form. With that ice in place and all the snow that fell the day before, turned the river a prestine white.
Northbound just after the snow stopped.
last rock train for 2005 getting ready to depart rock springs on its way south for the winter
The EB South St Paul to Proviso manifest splits a pair of block signals east of Wyeville.