In a scene that looks vastly different today, WC F45 6654 crests Byron Hill with a southbound freight. This line is now CN and double tracked. Helpers however, are still sometimes used p the hill.
Today's Byron Hill shover power is a classic pair of EMDs, with BLE 910 quite a ways from home.
Typically a mainstay in Pennsylvania, the 910 spent a few weeks in Wisconsin to serve on this ass... (more)
It's a fallen flag relic leading the day's Quad Graphics turn out of Fond du Lac as they begin the climb up Byron Hill with loaded boxcars.
A southbound Canadian National grain train climbs Byron Hill south of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on a sunny November 12, 2001.
BCOL 4609 has departed Fond Du Lac and is grinding up Byron Hill with a southbound CN manifest.
WC SD45 6504 and its mate are in dynamic braking as they ease their train down Byron Hill south of Fond Du Lac, WI on a pleasant spring evening. The 6504 even sported silver trucks, possibly acqui... (more)
With a load of lumber, CN 2312 heads south on the Waukesha Subdivision.
CN 8879 crests Byron Hill with a cut of potash cars. This train has helper power on the back which uncouples south of Byron. The action is CN's Waukesha sub.
L510 has some extra power today as they work down Byron Hill toward Shops Yard in North Fond du Lac.
The train today is running about 8 hours late due to an unusual Saturday work block as CN wo... (more)
WC FP45 6652 and an SD45 mate have their train in dynamic braking as they descend Byron hill and near their arrival at North Fond du Lac (Shops Yard). This unit has enjoyed at least four Santa Fe ... (more)
For the helpers, see photo I.D. 489381
The daily afternoon run south to Quad Lomira climbs Byron Hill with a load of boxcars with a GTW GP38 still hanging onto its original paint.
A monster power lash lets the dynamics do the work as they guide this mixed freight manifest down Byron Hill northbound for Fond du Lac's Shops Yard.
GP9 4230 and GP30 700 help get another train over the hill.
Classic power leading this local job on a classic Wisconsin climb