Passing the old MILW depot on West Washington St. and the display trainset parked alongside is this coal extra for the UW "heater", located just past the modern looking UW Kohl Center in the backg... (more)
This unit coal extra out of Janesville makes the bend onto the WSOR Prairie sub with a load for the UW "heater".
Coming across the old crossing of the CNW in the middle of Monona Bay on the ex MILW entrance into Madison is an extra unit coal train for the University of Wisconsin "heater". This train came up... (more)
Chasing the fishermen from the bridges, the WSOR arrives in the State Capital of Wisconsin gliding along the shores of Monona Bay in the twilight.
Here comes WSOR up the old MILW passenger main from Chicago to Madison nearing McFarland, WI., with an extra.
WSOR business train takes the old MILW leg of the wye at the old "MX" interlocking in Monona Bay. That H2 searchlight home signal guarding MX, installed by the MILW RR in '49 but dark for years, ... (more)
It's not too hard to imagine Milwaukee Road yellow at this location, pulling the "Varsity" into Madison from Chicago, but its just a WSOR passenger deadhead move led by vintage power in the 21st c... (more)
The setting sun on a pleasant Saturday afternoon bathes the farms of southern Wisconsin and the WSOR adds a diversion to the pastures of the dairy state.
WSOR's JMA train shatters the silence on this otherwise peaceful Saturday afternoon in small town America.
With 55 loads of coal & misc. manifest tacked on, the JMA gets down to business climbing out of the Rock River valley. Trailing unit 4050 is a notorious smoker in spite of the grade.
A somewhat rare Saturday Janesville-Madison turn leaves it's terminal in nice afternoon light and crosses the Rock River bridge.
WSOR business train drifts over the causeway in Monona Bay, past the old, unique interlocking in the middle of the lake known as "MX".