One the flagship of the CN fleet, this SD40-2 is now assigned to training new conductors out of the Stevens Point crew base. I wonder if the careers of these new hires will as long as the career o... (more)
The Green Bay and Western had a small yard in Plover, Wisconsin. There was never any trouble identifying the location of the office there.
A fan trip with C&WC 901 along with E-unit 106 makes its way across central Wisconsin between Plover and Wisconsin Rapids on a hot hazy July afternoon. I never did much shooting in this stretch as... (more)
A faded 309 works the east side of Plover with a single mechanical reefer in tow. A sight that was once very common that all to soon would disappear from railroading.
EJ&E SD38-2 665 has been relocated about five hours driving time north of Joliet as it works the yard in Plover.
EJ&E SD38-2 665 switches the yard at Plover. Quite weird to see a EJ&E up here, but I'll take it!
The Plover Local switches a local industry
A rare view of the GBW C430 in service. The eastbound frieight waits as the local arrives from Stevens Point.
Pushing veggies instead of iron ore, a long way from 'home'. This is former Green Bay and Western track, now Wisconsin Central
An OK (brand) family admiring the WC 1561. New mural on Okray Family Farms warehouse
Lunch break at Plover Depot. Former Green Bay and Western building has been sided, and more buildings added.
Northbound train around the wye, and today has extra loco, switcher WC/CN 1571
Daily patrol shuffling fertilizer hoppers. Different this day is SW engine being ferried to Stevens Point for service.
Historic display of the Bancroft depot, which was moved to Plover Historic Village
Daily way freight slows to 10 mph for safety while crossing the 50 mph highway. This is flat sand country, picture taken from camera on top of long pole.