Westbound Proviso, IL, to Itasca, WI, manifest train rolls west on the Adams Sub. The train is around 55 miles east of Adams, WI, as the train passes outside of Randolph. The UP Adams Sub runs fro... (more)
The westbound Proviso, IL, to Itasca, WI, manifest train passes under the coaling tower at Clyman Junction. The train is working west on the Adams Sub between Milwaukee and Adams. Clyman is the lo... (more)
The second of 4 unpainted UP SD70ACes heads north. Destination- WSOR's Horicon paint shop. This unit has now been painted into Western Pacific Heritage colors.
The power for the daily MPRIT heads away from its train to pick up a coal unit (UP 6511) from the wye and bring it to Butler.
Northbound MPRIT picked up a coal unit for Butler Yard- here the conductor watches the moment back to the train which they had parked before the crossing.
UP train MPRIT with borrowed CSX power rounds the wye to head to Itasca.
MPRIT's third unit basking in the morning sun before finding its train.
Patched CNW 2960 leads UP 2972 North.
SP 8268 leading a UP northbound train on CN's Superior Sub.
MPRIT is a good train to look for the older and cooler power. Here is SP 8268 and UP 8599 in DRGW Paint. Notice the SSW boxcar and the C&NW signal bridge. I never thought I would catch something l... (more)