Finally after a summer of not catching the elusive local west out of Chippewa Falls, my son Rob and I lucked into it while shooting a few fall color photos near Wheeler, WI. We got ahead of the ea... (more)
CN 5663 working the local turn west from Chippewa Falls, WI has separated from its train and rolls west on the siding at Colfax to pick up empty lumber cars at the lumber mill on the left. The tra... (more)
CN 5663 has uncoupled from its local and heads past the railroad museum at Colfax, WI to pick up an empty lumber cars. Former SOO GP30 no. 703, a bit worse for wear, likely handled this local on o... (more)
CN 5663 reminds one of the days when CN Geeps were set up to run long hood first. The local operating west out of Chippewa Falls started the day with some lingering snowfall. The train will stop a... (more)
The hulk of Soo Line GP30 703 rests behind a little Davenport switcher, the "Chipmunk Express," at the Colfax Railroad Museum.