A late-running 271 passes the cottages along the Mississippi River as it heads north on the CP River Subdivision.
A late-running 271 heads north on the CP. I love the order of these locomotives! It has been very difficult getting blue/yellow ICE and DME engines leading lately.
As I left work on Monday I overheard the BNSF La Crosse Town Job getting a T.W. from M.P. 294 to CTC Graf. This move almost never happens during daylight hours, much less during the late afternoo... (more)
Longer days of Spring mean my favorite La Crosse BNSF photo location is viable once again. I won't take photos of your average train led by GEs here anymore, but the high-priority Z-train known a... (more)
The engineer eases 171 past the conductor and Winona County Sheriff personnel who looking for two hitchhikers. An eastbound train saw one of the hitchhikers as they rolled past 171. I did a roll... (more)
A colorful array of engines! The crew of 487 died on hours in the Donehower siding. The crew of G69 (La Crosse - Winona) cabbed down from their train parked in the Homer siding and took 487 to G... (more)
G69 (La Crosse, WI - Winona, MN) eases towards the west end of Homer siding. Due to traffic in the area, they would be stuck there for quite some time. After a cab ride into Winona for lunch, th... (more)
New Loram Rail Grinder heads south through Winona, MN. It is thought that this was on its way to Chicago where it will be wyed and then start grinding on its return trip.
Older EMD power is a nice change of pace versus the newer GEs that normally lead this train.
Another day, another DME train on its way to St. Paul via the CP River Subdivision.
A loaded unit ethanol train making its way along the Mississippi River.
After changing from a DM&E crew to a CP crew at Goodview, MN, train 486 limps towards La Crosse, WI where the lead unit will be set out due to a bad traction motor. The crew wyed the remaining po... (more)
Always nice to see an SD-60 leading a GE!
Ethanol loads off the DM&E head east through La Crosse.
A nice set of "blues" on train 487 head west through La Crosse. A nice catch for a quick shot after work!