Much as the WSOR has done in recent years with SD40-2s, in the early 2000s, the railroad began updating its roster with GP38-2 rebuilds. The two on this Horicon-Oshkosh turn easily show their her... (more)
Let It Snow- If it's going to be grey, it might as well snow. The WSOR HOK tries to step between big puffy flakes at Brandon, on its daily trip to Oshkosh.
Side Trip - The WSOR HOK makes it's daily side trip out the Markesan Branch. The rail may look light, but this line is no sleepy rut. Frozen Food, Can goods, 2 farmers co-op's, 2 big frac sand pro... (more)
Changes - WSOR Engineer Sage looks back, watching his rear car swing off the wye at Brandon. In seconds the throttle will be in the corner, and the HOK will rock into Horicon with minutes to spare... (more)
Mexican Blizzard - This former TFM geep has given up the Mexican desert for the extreme polar opposite. Engineer Steve Groth has a smile on his face as his unit sets back down, after punching thru... (more)
The HOK picks up speed after a setout. The clean red and gray locomotives really look good traveling through the frozen fields.
WSOR cuts through the cornfields of southern Wisconsin nearing Horicon with a 22 car train. There will be frost on the pumpkins tonight.
The relay box gives a clue to the past ownership of this branchline as part of the MILW Rd. Today, the WSOR Markesan and Oshkosh subs meet here and the HOK pumps air before highballing to Horico... (more)
HOK gets an early start toward Oshkosh as the sun rises.