Diesels under wire! CSSB 2001 brings a loaded coal train thru Burns Harbor, IN in July of 1995. The Conrail mainline is in the background.
Smell that paint! Brand new UP locomotives 7123/7124 are about to hammer the old Nickel Plate diamond in LaPorte, IN in July of 1998. The units are being delivered from GE to the UP and have less ... (more)
The 35th Street viaduct in Milwaukee, WI makes a fine vantage point to view a portion of the Milwaukee Road's sprawling shop facility. Shot in March of 1985, this scene would change with the Soo L... (more)
CNW 6720 is about to duck under Hwy M35 with a lod of iron-ore for Escanaba. Photo taken in August of 1984
The abandoned loading platform only emphasizes just how bent up this gondola is. Photographed on Jones Island in Milwaukee in May of 1983.
The Illinois Central built Stewart Tunnel on their line to Madison, WI in 1887. The WICT operated it at the end and the line was shut down in late 1993. Plans were underway to convert the line to ... (more)
A crewman rides GBW 322 as the get ready to switch the carferry in Kewaunee, WI in May of 1988. The mothballed Arthur Atkinson is docked in the background.
CNW 4279 slowly approaches Broadway Street in Sheboygan Falls in July of 1986. Wig Wags guard the crossing but the crew will get out and direct traffic anyways, making sure the 2 door Chevy Citati... (more)
CNW caboose #11223 brings up the rear of an ore train at Empire Junction in May of 1986. The train is heading to the Empire Mine for loading. Unfortunately, the CNW is gone, the caboose is no long... (more)
CNW 8027 leads a coal train thru Crescent, IA in May of 1987. Omaha, NE looms in the distant background.
UP Desert Storm unit #3593 roars thru Paxton, NE in May of 1991. What better way to honor our veterans. Pure luck on my part catching this unit.
Mail call! Soo (MNTX) 559 is getting ready to make a mail call at the museum in Osceola, WI in August of 2002.
Time for a facelift. Before MILW 261 became the star of the Midwest, she was at the Green Bay RR Museum. She certainly looks better now than when this photo was taken in June of 1983.
Remember the caboose? There are 2 of them trailing a military train as it heads east thru St. Francis Junction in March of 1987.
MILW Dynamometer Car X5000 rests in the Milwaukee Depot in March of 1987. I believe this went to the Illinois RR Museum.