The conductor throws me a friendly wave as they make their way west at Ajax. A train-vehicle crash the night before has broken several bond wires causing red signals for both west and east bounde... (more)
UP's wide nosed Dash 8's have become more common on the Altoona Sub with the storage of some of the ex. CNW Dash 8's.
LTS82A returns from its westbound journey with a short train consisting of empty bulkhead flats and empty hoppers. This train works west out of Altoona Monday-Wednesday-Friday and East as LTS82B ... (more)
The "400 Club" located across from the Altoona Yard office, gets its name from the passenger trains that once graced these rails.
Two snow storms within the past week have created a winter wonderland in west central Wisconsin as MBUVPX crosses Highway T. It's not everyday you can photograph five units elephant style through... (more)
Now known as Banbury Place, Uniroyal once produced tires here. With the plant closing, trains no longer serve the area and one of the buildings is used as an appartment complex. The old Eau Clai... (more)
A snow bank in the parking lot provided me with an elevated view of detouring MNPSS.
Odd to see, this is MNPSS (North Platte-South St. Paul) detouring on the Altoona Sub crossing the Chippewa River.
The sun rises over UP 1995 as the crew goes about making a set out at Altoona. Temps were well below zero with the windchill.
A snoot nosed tunnel motor pokes its head out of the trees as Conductor Doney throws me a wave.
The wheels squeal on SOO 2719 as it makes its first move in over two years. UP wyed this unit in order to get it ready to head east and then finally north to Itasca.
Three ex. CNW SD40-2's haul a manifest to the Twin Cities seen here just west of Elk Mound.
MPRDM crosses the Chippewa River in downtown Eau Claire. The siding here has been storing a baretable train for the past couple months.
ZEMCH running a couple hours late heads away from the setting sun.
ZCHEM with the throttle open grindes up Knapp Hill.