After making its station stop at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Amtrak’s Empire Builder departs on June 28, 1993. The westbound train is approaching the N. 25th Street overpass on Soo Line’s former Mil... (more)
Soo Line train 12 uses the connection track at Duplainville, Wisconsin, as it heads toward Milwaukee on August 1, 1987. Powering the train is a pair of Soo EMD GP9s, a GP35 and a former Milwaukee ... (more)
Burlington Northern train 143 marches westbound over the Wisconsin River Bridge near Prairie du Chien at Crawford, Wisconsin, on the warm morning of July 30, 1995.
Aiming its nose into a lowering sun is Burlington Northern EMD SD60M No. 9226 leading a westbound BN coal train through Terry, Montana, on July 26, 1992.
Two cowls and an AC Wisconsin Central train 45 descends Byron Hill at Hamilton, Wisconsin, on the afternoon of June 11, 1996. Powering the westbound train that is nearing the crew chang... (more)
Canadian National train 348, led by EMD SD50F “cowl” No. 5444, grinds up Byron Hill south of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on the morning of July 31, 2005.
Soo Line train 11, powered by EMD GP30 Nos. 716 and 703, slowly moves west toward Duplainville, Wisconsin, on the afternoon of July 26, 1987. As the train approaches the Springdale Road grade cros... (more)
A Chicago & North Western extra west out of Butler Yard passes the wigwags protecting Townline Road grade crossing west of North Lake, Wisconsin, on January 24, 1993.
Before Canadian National had its own route between Duluth/Superior and Chicago, it relied on trackage rights over Burlington Northern, until merging Wisconsin Central into the family in 2001 to ac... (more)
Some sort of issues on Canadian Pacific’s main line in Ontario brought CP detours from Canada to Wisconsin Central and Soo Line trackage in June 1992. On June 25, 1992, CP train 505 is southboun... (more)
A southbound Wisconsin Central coal train passes by the Don Bechler and Sons dairy farm just south of Van Dyne, Wisconsin, on the afternoon of April 14, 1997.
Behind Union Pacific’s former Rio Grande Burnham Shops sits UP EMD SD60M No. 2328 on the night of December 9, 2015. The building behind is the main backshop, and the structure on the left and as... (more)
On January 24, 1996, Wisconsin Central train 46 diverges onto the connection track between WC and Soo Line at Duplainville, Wisconsin. Today’s train is led by former Santa Fe EMD F45 “cowl” ... (more)
Milwaukee Road EMD SD40-2 No. 190 leads an eastbound Soo Line freight through Sturtevant, Wisconsin, on a sunny March 21, 1987.
Under a big sky full of rainy clouds, Montana Rail Link’s Helena local climbs Winston Hill as heads westbound for home approaching Winston, Montana, on the afternoon of June 30, 2020.