To the delight of around 200-300 students, the SOO 1003 makes a grand appearance in front of Edgerton Elementary kids.
The CP business train dressed in blue crosses out over WI Hwy 13 and the Wisconsin River in the Dells. Before the area became a tourist mecca and changed it's name to Wisconsin Dells, it was know... (more)
The J units are scattered about the terminals of the CN in IL/WI/IA for local service, #667 getting a Dubuque, IA., assignment.
The train out of Mason City is made up and on the move a mile out of the yard with the class unit of the SD40-2 fleet leading, crossing the first river on its eastward trek.
The nicely restored Grinnell depot frames the west train crossing the UP.
The west train gets on the rolls out of Iowa City on a picture-perfect October Sunday.
The classic IATR view at AGP. The photo charter is over and the railfan contingent has departed excepting a couple stragglers including yours truly facinated by this 1920's throwback on a workday... (more)
Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! The race is on, and, the IAIS wins! In this edition of Superchargers, despite getting a good jump at the line, the truck will soon be overtaken by the west train's hole s... (more)
Just a quick stop and WSOR 101 is on the roll east out of Horicon, headed to Slinger and the connection with the CN.
Entering the yard limits nearing Horicon, the WSOR 101 has a passenger extra with 6 cars.
A WSOR business train pauses behind the depot/yard office before proceeding east to Slinger.
G63 waits for a cab offering opportunity to capture a nice rainbow consist.
A fine late September day and the WSOR heads compass south out of Madison past soybean fields ready to harvest.
Engineer Craig Willett skillfully pilots the Empire Builder west, acknowledging the railfan on the bridge with his customary waving of the timetable and sustaining whistle. Bringing up the marker... (more)
Things are all quiet for now in the Bloomington yard.