Home sweet home. FRVR 2402 is heading to Butler Yard as it passes thru St. Francis, WI in April of 1993. I grew up less than a block from this location.
CNW 4145 heads back to the yard in Green Bay while the GBW Boat Train, led by Alco C424 #320 waits on the Fox River bridge for it's turn at the diamond in October of 1988.
Amtrak Veteran's Unit 90221 has been bucking snow as it leads Hiawatha #338 thru Franksville, WI on March 14th, 2017. Areas of SE Wisconsin got up to 20" of snow from this storm.
The WICT, ex MILW depot in Monroe, WI faces an uncertain fate in October of 1989. Built by the Milwaukee Road in 1888, the depot would eventually be saved, moved, and become a cheese museum.
WSOR 4050 is heading to Janesville as it passes thru Milton, WI on a beautiful Autumn day in November of 2014.
Many fans knew about this, but it was pure luck for me as Amtrak Cascades unit #469 leads the Empire Builder thru Franksville, WI on March 11 of 2017
WC 6501 crosses the Fox River in Oshkosh in January of 1992. This was the original Soo Line alignment that was abandoned in favor of the ex-CNW bridge east of here. The new route also eliminated O... (more)
GBW 314 blasts past the Whitehall, WI depot in May of 1992. This depot was used to make the Walther's depot in HO scale.
ELS 202 rests near the engine house in Escanaba (Wells), MI in 1988. The Baldwin's just complement the interesting track work at the ELS facility.
FRVR 2500 works CNW's Mitchell Yard in Milwaukee, WI in March of 1990. It will soon head to Proviso Yard in Chicago.
CNW "Wyoming Centennial Unit" 8542 crosses Lightning Creek south of Bill, WY in May of 1991.
WSOR 4490 leads a freight south of Iron Ridge, WI in August of 1987. Little did we know at the time just how big the WSOR would become.
CNW SD40-2 6842 is sporting fresh paint as it gets ready to depart Itasca Yard in Superior, WI in October of 1993. These units looked good with the herald on the nose.
SOO 6623 is about to hammer the MILW diamond in Burlington, WI in March of 1985. The diamond is gone today, but the line is now an important part of the Canadian National.
CNW 4467 leads the Eden Turn as it approaches Kewaskum, WI in March of 1988. The CNW is gone, as is this line, now a trail.