A rather short Proviso, IL to Valley Park, MN train heads west across the Chippewa River after swapping out blocks of cars at the yard in Altoona, WI a few miles west of here.
A winged 'Big Mac' leads MPRVP across the Altoona Sub.
MPRVP gets back up to track speed after the climb up Knapp Hill.
PRVP grinds to a halt at Sono Jct because of a crossing protection order. The poor conductor almost got pummeled by multiple cars with ignorant drivers while trying to protect the crossing. The se... (more)
A standard cab SD60 and a SD9043MAC lug a 78 car MPRVP over the top of Knapp Hill.
PRVP's conductor gives an enthusiastic wave from his big SD9043MAC as it rumbles through Roberts.
8,600 horses of EMD lead a short PRVP through the barren, snow covered cornfields.
A pair of former SP AC4400's bring the MPRVP into the evening sun on a nice September night.
An oddly patched SP C44AC throttles through Baldwin after a meet at Hersey. The trailing SD70M is dead so the 6193 is giving everything its got.
A trio of SD70M's passes by the gazebo in downtown Roberts.
A pair of ex C&NW SD40-2's and a Geep lead westbound MPRVP through Roberts.
One of UP's newer SD70ACe's leads the Proviso - Valley Park manifest past the former C&NW hot box detector.
MPRVP heads through Sono Jct with four GEVO's and 2 SD70ACe's including the Southern Pacific heritage unit.
On October 26, 2005, the final trio of C&NW engines (8701, 8646, 8575) were put together for a "lap" from Proviso to Valley Park via Milwaukee and the Adams Line on MPRVP. From Valley Park, they ... (more)
Three ex. CNW SD40-2's haul a manifest to the Twin Cities seen here just west of Elk Mound.