SOO 1003 storms east through the town of Woodland as it heads to Hartford with the Santa Train.
SOO 1003 smokes it up and it leads the Santa Train into downtown Hartford for display.
Picking up orders in Horicon, WI. Prior to setting out a string of sand hoppers in the Horicon Yard, the crew of SOO 1003 receives orders for her dead-head run back to quarters in Hartford,... (more)
Classics cross paths in Burnett, WI. At yard speed, SOO 1003 crosses Market St. in tiny Burnett, WI, on her southbound journey to Hartford. Greeting our classic Mike on this sunny morning ... (more)
Portrait of a big Mike. Charging south toward the crossing at Red Cedar Road in tiny Burnett, WI, SOO 1003 shows off her nicely proportioned form and ultra-shiny boiler jacket for the camer... (more)
East Washington St., Brandon, WI. Slowing to yard speed as she enters Brandon, SOO 1003 passes a team of Engineers from the Maintenance of Way Department, who are surveying in advance of so... (more)
Fairwater Feed & Supply. An eastbound Soo Local slows to yard speed, as she enters the little town of Fairwater, Wisconsin. The dominant industry in these parts is farming, and every town ... (more)
A somber day in Rubicon. A chilly rain falls as two well-dressed women visit the grave of a loved one in the cemetery at St. John's Parish in Rubicon, Wisconsin. The soft patter of raindro... (more)
The local presses on. After setting out a couple of hoppers at a local feed and seed mill in tiny Burnett, WI, a SOO Line local freight departs the Main St. Yard westbound for Wapun, Brando... (more)
Swan Road, Burnett, WI. On the 2015 Historic Transport Preservation Charter with SOO 1003, the patrons never rode the train, chasing instead, using maps provide by the tour organizer. Dur... (more)
A dreary day in Rubicon. A chilly, day-long rain continues to fall on the farmland west of tiny Rubicon, Wisconsin, as a SOO Line Freight hits the Grant Road Crossing on its southbound jour... (more)
Switching moves in Hartford, WI. In a steady light rain, SOO 1003 performs switching moves near an industrial complex just west of Hartford, WI. Each time the locomotive began to move, the... (more)
SOO 1003 gives a nice smoke show for the fans in Hartford as it makes its way to downtown with the 2015 Santa Train.
SOO 1003 holds outside of Hartford with the Santa Train.
SOO 1003 holds outside of Hartford with the Hartford Santa Train.