Soo Line GP35 729 handles switching at Irvine Yard, Chippewa Falls, Wis. The sunny morning will soon change to fall rain. Irvine handled crew changes and switching for local traffic for the branch... (more)
A pair of Iowa Interstate GP38-2's hustle local freight BUSW-08, north, up the Peoria Subdivision, former 2nd Subdivision, past the tiny town of Rome, Illinois. Several rumors have been going arou... (more)
Milw train 246 used to call at the Rapids right around sunset on the longest summer days. Here the head brakeman is about to bail off and make the cut and the Milw 365, 353 and Soo 4412 will leave... (more)
BNSF GP50 3136 leads a eastbound local through Brookfield.
A five pack of UP's lead a baretable train down the H-Yard Connection in Joliet.
Deep in the Soo era in Upper Michigan a pair of geeps, 414,401 power a short 15 car train 12 past the depot in Rudyard. The agent had been moved out long before and the building was surviving as a... (more)
A pair of Soo SD60s lead what appears to be a CP rock train toward Humboldt Yard. Snow still remains on the ground from a storm the previous weekend.
Milw 130, Soo 1220 head 47 cars into a late evening sun.
It wasn't common to see SW type units east of Gladstone during Soo's last years of Upper Peninsula operations.
After waiting for the CN extra 10 assignment to clear the diamond an ex Soo sd 40-2 leads CP 221 into the Lakehead.
She doesn't look too good but still puts in a good day's work.
BNSF east local prepairs to get onto the main line and back into the yard to get their train.