WSOR's "prairie job", seen here in the hamlet of Wauzeka, has just crossed the Wisconsin River for the 3rd and final time as it nears the end of the day's run at Prairie Du Chein.
WSOR SD20 2052 and 4 WSOR GP38-2s await their next assignments in Janesville.
Holding westbound side by side with CSX CW44AC #65 on the IHB mainline near sunset.
A former Southern Pacific SD20 leads a HELM SD40-2 on this transfer out of clearing Yard.
IHB 2920, 4019, and 2923 pause while switching around NorPaul Yard. Its not aften you see an "actual" IHB manifest with more then 1 unit.
Creeping out onto 1st spans at the Spring Green crossing of the Wisconsin River, WSOR's "prairie" job is headed west. There will be 2 more crossings of this river before the end of the run today.
WSOR's "prairie job" crosses the Wisconsin River for the first time on their run west to Prairie Du Chein. They'll cross the river a couple more times on this trip.
WSOR's Prairie sub features a rare Saturday run to Prairie Du Chein, testing that old MILW 90lb. rail and shattering the silence of a fine Saturday afternoon this western Wisconsin village that pr... (more)
Just a few miles west of http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=123713 is this example of MILW grade crossing infrastructure this guarding this county road crossing in Blue River. Shhhh...d... (more)
Just how many coats of lead-based silver paint have been applied to this antique signal & componets over the years? Yummm. Can't beat the charm of 90lb. mainline railroading in the 21st century.... (more)
C&IM 82 rests at shops yard, stored, still looking great in her Dress Green
WSOR power gets the day off on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.
A green C&IM unit is a rare sight nowadays, as almost all of the units of Illinois Midland have the orange paint of new parent company Gennesse and Wyoming
The setting sun on a pleasant Saturday afternoon bathes the farms of southern Wisconsin and the WSOR adds a diversion to the pastures of the dairy state.
WSOR's JMA train shatters the silence on this otherwise peaceful Saturday afternoon in small town America.