LS&I 2501 leads an ore train into the Lower Yard in Marquette, MI in May of 1986. A cloud of brake dust surrounds the ancient ore cars due to the steep descent from Eagle Mills.
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District's brand new Plymouth switcher is working the joint CNW/SOO yard on Jones Island in Milwaukee in July of 1996.
UP 9350 meets a BN coal train near Reno Jct. on the Powder River Coal Line in May of 1991
Although mostly know for their ore trains, the Missabe did haul some regular freight. Here we see a transfer run coming thru Saunders, WI in May of 1986. Love the sound of those 1st Gen EMDs!
CNW 8517 leads a loaded coal train near Joyce, NE in May of 1991.
CNW 4144 is crossing the Sheboygan river in Sheboygan Falls, WI in July of 1985. Ahead is some street running on some track that date back to the 1890's.
CNW 4144 is crossing the small 36th Street Bridge on the South side of Sheboygan, WI in July of 1985. After making a set-out at Kohler the train will take a couple of boxcars to Kraft Cheese in Pl... (more)
LTV Steel (ex-Erie Mining) 4214 is finished unloading and is about to head back to the mine with an eclectic assortment of power in October of 1993. Lake Superior looms in the background.
BN 5032 is starting its assault on Crawford hill with a loaded coal train in May of 1990.
Reverse Superelevation? CNW 8042 is leaning the wrong way after suffering a derailment in St. Francis, WI in June of 1992.
This elevated crossing shanty guarded the north end of Soo Line's Neenah Yard in November of 1983. This shanty was saved and is at the Mid-Continent RR Museum in Wisconsin.
A Conrail GP40-2 soaks in the last rays of sunlight as it leads a piggyback train across the Rockville Bridge in May of 1993.
CNW 6703 leads an ore train across the Goose Lake causeway near Marquette, MI in May of 1986. This area was Alco heaven in the mid-1980's.
A companion photo to #599688. This partial view of the huge Milwaukee Road complex in Milwaukee, WI. looks southwest towards the hump yard. Most of the facility is unused at this point in March of... (more)
The Milwaukee Road shops in Milwaukee, WI were an enormous facility at one time. Much of the facility was unused when this photo was taken in March of 1985. Unfortunately, nothing remain today.