Screaming through Waupun, SOO 1003 smokes up a storm, literally thundering through town at track speed in pure steam engine fashion. As the old timers put it, it was just like the old days.
Departing Brandon, SOO 1003 builds a full head of steam heading westbound toward the next town on the line, Waupun.
SOO 1003 definately puts on a good show as the engineer accelerates down grade for the photographers on a beautiful autumn day.
SOO 1003 departs Fairwater, WI with a fall foilage photo freight, destined for Horicon and then Randolph, WI.
Soo Mike #1003 enjoys some pre-4th of July fireworks.
Soo 1003 thunders out of Osceola with 4-6-2 2719 with an excursion train bound for Marine. This event was part of "Steamfest '98"
Soo Line 1003 makes an appearance at Whitewater's Homecoming Days. Good to see this locomotive out and about!
SOO 1003 looks good as it cruises through Rubicon in route to Hartford with this years Santa Special.
SOO 1003 looks magnificant as it glides through a curve shining with fresh powder.
1003's only appearance in 2006 is for WSOR's Santa Train. The train was run in conjunction with Hartford, WI's Christmas parade, Santa's next stop.