The Empire Builder about a half hour late in LaCrosse.
Soon to be just a memory, GB&W's Norwood Yard sits in the late afternoon winter sun.
C&NW's manifest ITPRA (Itasca - Proviso) crosses Highway HH just east of Rodell, approaching Augusta at MP 108.7 of the Wyeville Sub.
Eastbound potash train (DWNSV) in the hole at Rodell, meets westbound manifest (PRITA), 12:25 PM.
It's usual noon hour duties, GB&W's Train #2 switches the small yard at Merrillan prior to heading east for Wisconsin Rapids.
With newly purchased hand me down from BN in the lead, WC's Train No. 2 heads south on Division St., in Oshkosh. 12:09 PM
With ex MILW bandits behind, SOO 6040 East pulls a manifest freight toward Dubuque along the banks of the Mississippi.
Train #2, Extra 322 East, arriving Merrillan at 12:09PM, Sand Rd. crossing on the west end of town.
Operator's desk in C&NW depot at jct of C&NW and GB&W. This depot closed just after this, but the building is still in very good condition and used by UP MOW crews.
Culvert replaced a steel bridge that collapsed, dumping an engine and several cars, in 1968.
Class Unit working the southbound wayfreight enroute back to the Mpls Sub on the branch from Rice Lake. 11:58AM
GB&W sends a plow extra eastbound after a 19" snowfall. 9:46AM
Covered hoppers enroute east along Hwy. 20. 12:42PM
February snow blankets UP Altoona depot, 5:51PM.
One of the few remaining C&NW units prepares to leave for St. Paul, smiley face and all! 7:15PM