From the Rockies to the Deep South. The nose headlight is a dead giveaway that this SD40-2 is not your typical Norfolk Southern unit. This former Colorado & Southern unit was built in 1979 and w... (more)
CP ran a loaded rock train from Michels Quarry near Waterloo to Madison. Once in Madison, they combined their train with the CP M&P local G63 and headed out of town with five units, all in differ... (more)
G63 stumbles through beautiful South-Central Wisconsin on 10MPH track from Madison to Portage Yard.
G63 sits outside of Arlington, as the crew works on pulling in the wings of the spreader.
G63 waits for a cab offering opportunity to capture a nice rainbow consist.
Rare visitors this far south on the M&P Sub. Sent to rescue train G63 stranded in the snow just south of Arlington. In the end we had to pull the train out in sections as the combined 14,000 hp ... (more)
To the rescue. With G63's train stuck in a snow drift we sent for some help in the form of two BNSF engines that had arrived at Portage,WI on a coal train a few hours earlier. Even with our 3 GP... (more)
Stuck!!! Eight hours of digging still could not free the 13-car train under it's own power.
Stuck!!! Not so much by the drifts ahead of the movement but by the press of the concrete-like snow on the sides of the train.