Holy smoke! The UP Operation Lifesaver Train is halted in Chippewa Falls, Wis. as the crew works to extinguish the fire on 949.
Opened in 1961, the Milwaukee spanned the Missouri River with this massive bridge.
It's 8:52 pm near Rodell, Wis. as UP's Operation Lifesaver Train nears the end of a deadhead move from Adams to Altoona.
The orange and red maples at Maple Springs add to the colorful consist of the Fall Colors Train.
A streamliner, led by WGN #423, stops on the Lester River trestle for photos during railfan weekend.
It's not even noon yet and the temp is already in the 90s as the Lakeville turn enters the Spine Line for a trip across town to their yard. The track in the foreground is the former CGW McIntire ... (more)
The wide open space of the Dakota plains can be seen in this view of an EB coal train from the Highway 12 overpass east of Haynes.
The Northfield Local returns with nine cars from storage in Randolph. This train runs to Randolph as needed, usually once or twice a week.
Workers service the 261 while patrons embark for the La Crescent turn.
This view of a coal train for Big Stone City on the former Milw transcon is from a butte that also holds the Lemmon water tower. Tv 500, F 7.1, ISO 100, 216.0 mm
It's 12:22 AM when photographers shot SOO #2500 and Erie Mining #4211 during LSRM's railfan weeked.
The La Crescent turn of the Fall Colors train blasts through Donehower to the excitement of fans on the train and US 61.
An eastbound drag picks up speed on the welded rail south of Lake Benton, MN. It's common to see DME and ICE power pooled on road trains.
L576 slows to 10 mph to cross the Black River east bridge and dam at Hatfield. This bridge was completed about 1912 after a flood wiped out the previous bridge in 1911.
The roof of a bulldozer made a convenient location for this shot of the Fall Colors Train near Brownsville, Minn. Thankfully the Houston County Sheriff didn't seem to mind!