A westbound is made up at Nahant on my 38th birthday. A lot of trains and birthdays have passed since then.
The ball n bar makes a last pass across Wisconsin with a manifest. The WSOR Cambria sub is seen below the truss bridge.
The nice weather and an unusual WSOR daylight call for this job has the fans out in force at Farm City.
Frogeyes with a caboose are tied down in the siding at East Cabin.
There aren't too many remaining artifacts from the PRR ownership of this line but this relay case is one as it frames Grand Elk RR train #503 moving away from the camera, northbound at Bradley.
Westbound 353 eases past the depot at Lawton westbound in the siding. The dispatcher has set up a clean meet, counterpart #352 is hitting the west end of the siding and will blast past within a m... (more)
Here's a unique trackside building for the modelers, the elevator at Martin straddles the ex-PRR Grand Rapids & Indiana branch now operated by the Grand Elk Railroad utilizing NS power.
The Grand Elk Railroad is the new operator of NS's Michigan Lines, seen here working a local #503 southward nearing the Gun River with NS-supplied power. This part of the GDLK is onetime PRR trac... (more)
#487 is powered by a pool of SD40-2's, some of which are still adorned with the multimark.
A banditized #431 bends out of Clinton headed to K.C. on the Dri-Line. The CNW yard is seen off to the left. The Dri-Line, CNW, and SOO would all be fallen flags soon after this photo was snappe... (more)
#437 was a daily Twin Cities-K.C. symbol with lots of autoracks, seen here headed downriver and powered by a pair of bandits crossing over the CNW at 5th St.
With the US 30 Mississippi River highway bridge as a backdrop, Soo 2066 drags the daily TOFC across the CNW 5th St. interlocker headed to K.C. 2066 is still active on the CP roster in 2009, click... (more)
There are numerous wooden overpasses that can be used to frame trains over the Adams sub. Here's one I've been wanting to get.
The Empire Builder gets back up to speed after a station stop in Columbus.
The 2009 version of the Snow Train crests the grade leaving North Freedom.