One of the remaining skunks sits out at Janesville
2051 idles with a purpose as the temperature drops to and the last day's light slides from yard.
WSOR Madison switch awaits a crew.
"Pig-Pen, you're the only person I know who can raise a cloud of dust in a snowstorm." One of the final two SD20's on the Wisconsin & Southern emerges from it's own filth during yard operations.
Several ex-Milwaukee Road depots still stand in southern Wisconsin, including the classic at Stoughton marked by the passing of WSOR 2051, the last SD20 on the roster.
WSOR 2051 passes an old tobacco warehouse next to the old depot in Edgerton. You don't think southern Wisconsin is a tobacco growing area, but it once was big business in this area and it is stil... (more)
Passing the lumber yard at Edgerton, 2051 is on the roll after spotting a load.
WSOR cuts through the pastures beyond the old oak tree.
Its harvest time along the WSOR.
A lumber load is spotted for a customer in McFarland.
2051 is the only SD20 "skunk" still active on the system as of 11-2007.
WSOR smokes it up highballing McFarland.
An extra rock train that had layed over in Bardwell overnight now has a fresh crew out of Janesville and is headed west in front of the late running CJ. Powering the train is the last operating SD... (more)
Two EMD's huddle to stay warm at -11 F.