WSOR SD20 #2053 in Janesville, October 2001.
On a summer evening nice enough to go fishing, the WSOR eases across Monona Bay. It was rare to get all-red consists in this era, this power is off the WSOR roster in 2008. Rail in the foregroun... (more)
In the late afternoon sun, WSOR 2053, the WSOR's operation lifesaver unit leans into a curve on it's way into Rock Springs WI. I hadn't realized just how super elevated this curve is until I took ... (more)
2053 is the WSOR's operation lifesaver unit, and it is shown here entering Reedsburg WI as the sun sets. The locomotive just finnished dropping off a car at a co-op about where the rear of the tra... (more)
After dropping of coal for the UW heater, the MABLT heads west, off the isthmus. Visible near the horizon from right to left are Lake Monona, the Capital, and a giant tire fire 40 miles away.
2053, in special OLS paint, crosses charter street on a run to the UW heater.
Wig wags are still to be found on former CNW & MILW trackage in southern Wisconsin, operated today by the WSOR. Here the PM job out of Madison heads to Reedsburg and splits a pair of survivors on... (more)
The Operation Lifesaver locomotive sits at Janesville.
WSOR 2053 idles away with it's companion WSOR 3802 and a few loads. 2053 is WSOR's Operation Lifesaver unit. Johnson St. yard is former CNW property, UP still owns the trackage but WSOR operates... (more)