We're stopped westbound just west of the "four mile curve" (old Milwaukee Road geography) on what appears to be a manifest freight with coal for Madison or the Valley on the head end. Co... (more)
Fireman Adam Farence keeps a lookout ahead as we cross Hy K headed for Casco Jct. The green paint on the Firemans window is left over from the Milwaukee days which was applied for a permanent shad... (more)
CP Conductor Mike Wilson gives a friendly wave as the TEC train departs Duplainville,WI...
This is one of several workplaces in the Operations Center East (BZ Ost) for the control of the railway traffic in the region of Winterthur. In full operation during the day, six such places are b... (more)
This is a "historic" picture from inside the central signal tower of Winterthur (located in the first floor of the station building) in december 2005 on 01.45 AM at night. In the foregro... (more)
Checking the oil on a CSX GP38.
UPP 24567 having Rock Island heritage was part of the trade in for the Big Boy; arrived West Colton off the M NPWC-03 on Jan 5th.
When I left management on the IMRL to rejoin the ranks I marked up on the E.Moline/Albany Nitrin local.It was a great little job that had an ex-GN Geep on it. We had two cabooses one for the Car D... (more)
After a dispute with CSX for 2 months over who would repair a broken rail on the interchange track, with CSX eventually agreeing to repair the rail, the interchange track is finally back in servic... (more)
His masters voice
We're stopped on the westward track next to the west end of the westward siding as Conductor Chicky bleeds a cut of ballast hoppers(battleships)that we'll take over to Waukesha.
Engineer Edwin Kiel running a westbound Milwaukee Road freight train between Milwaukee and Watertown,WI..
Engineer Frank Bottoni Jr. running a westbound Milwaukee Road freight train between Milwaukee and Portage,WI..
The men of the NS hard at work routing cars through the system. A look at the inside of a yard tower.