My first photo of the new year, another CP one-hit wonder in the last light of the day, headed for another below zero night in Wisconsin. This is a Spaulding IL-Canada move.
The Grand Elk local exits the controlled siding at CP14 just over the Michigan-Indiana state line, headed timetable south for work in nearby Bristol. This CTC dates back to NYC's modernization of... (more)
With a short 5-car train, the PM job to Sun Prairie gets underway. Meanwhile, the T6 train to Janesville seen in the distance is ready to depart shortly after, running later than normal today.
The WSOR works T4's train back into the yard. Today's train from Horicon had 4 SD40-2's, with the commemorative 4025 leading.
After meeting a late running Amtrak #8, the ICE unit ethanol train has crossed over to main two at Tamarack headed west at sunset. CP B&B forces have temporarily shut down main one for bridge wor... (more)
Today's Madison-Janesville train rumbles through town with 80+ cars.
Spring is in the air as 327 steps out over the Thornapple River nearing Grand Rapids.
The turn for Janesville leaves the state capital of Wisconsin passing Monona Bay, the beginnings of winter evident in my first snow shots of the season.
A ballast train waits at Plaster Creek.
WSOR's Madison-Janesville turn passes the farms of southern Dane county.
Houston-Chicago traffic approaches Streator as seen from IL Rte 23.
Santa Fe hustles west on an icy morning.
CP 8831 throttles up after Amtak crosses over out of their way a few minutes before.
The Empire Builder is a couple hours late trying to make up a little time into Chicago.
WSOR cuts through McFarland on the way to Janesville.