UP 1430 and two more units bring LPS-15 east through Sharon, WI at a set of vintage searchlight signals.
UP 1361 and two other geeps lead LPS-15 east through Arlington Heights, IL.
The "Lips" rolls over a swollen Turtle Creek, just out of the Janesville terminal. On this day, they are scheduled to work Clinton, WI., and then take a connection to an hour's worth of 10mph ru... (more)
UP still employs an old CNW caboose on the rear end of the LIPs train, facilitating back-up moves.
The LIPS train is headed home for the day, nearing the Janesville yard as it crosses Turtle Creek on the 5-span stone arch bridge.
The babbling brook of Turtle Creek is alive once again with the sounds of Spring, interrupted by the "LIPS" overhead, returning home to Janesville after a day's work
Patched SP unit brings up the markers on the UP local over the bridge over Turtle Creek. This bridge was built with hand labor in 1869, but for some concrete & steel upgrades in the '30s remains ... (more)
UP local crosses Turtle Creek on a 5-span stone arch bridge on the way to a days work.
A ratty looking SP bandit up till about a month ago, now returning in a new coat of Armour Yellow to once again serve the Janesville terminal is the 1430.
This train is backing off a connection track from a remnant of the former MILW "Southwestern" line onto the UP x-CNW Harvard sub for the run back to Janesville. 9993 is ex-WP.
UP's local out of Janesville, WI. crosses Turtle Creek. The Rio Grande unit and sister, already painted Armor Yellow, will soon be renumbered to 1360 & 1361. Ex-CNW caboose is used for back up m... (more)