Seven engines lead a long Proviso to South Saint Paul freight west across the swollen Chippewa River in Eau Claire WI. Two inches of fresh snow is coating the trees this morning, with more spring... (more)
Westboud local out of Altoona heads for cutoff at Yukon.
A trio of 90MACs bring The St Paul - Adams way freight into Altoona.
A colorful consist of BC Rail and former SP power leads an Altoona, WI to Mason City, IA train west across the Chippewa River.
MILW 579, one of four rebuilt Alco RSC2-Ms (576-579) waits for its crew at the west end of Milwaukee's small Eau Claire yard. The train will go on duty late afternoon and head down the branch line... (more)
CNW 876, an SD40 and CNW 954 an SD45 roll an eastbound grain train over the Chippewa River at Eau Claire, WI on the Twin Cities-Chicago mainline. The train will stop in nearby Altoona for a crew c... (more)
The MALMCS is a relatively new train that has started running between Altoona, WI and Mason City, IA to handle hydraulic fracturing sand from northwestern Wisconsin in less than unit train quantit... (more)
The Triple Crown train from Chicago to Minneapolis typically passes through western Wisconsin in the cover of Darkness, but is running late this day as it crosses the Chippewa River on the north s... (more)
During the summer months this train typically makes the run from Altoona to the Twin Cities in daylight, but shorter days this time of year make this a nocturnal run. The train is a few minutes o... (more)
A hint of steam rises from the Chippewa River as a trio of SD9043MACs lead the Proviso to South Saint Paul train west just before sunrise.
The Valley Park, MN to Proviso, IL train clacks along the jointed rail of Yukon siding in Eau Claire. The rear DPU of an Altoona, WI to Mason City, IA sand train is barely visible on the main tra... (more)
The daily South Saint Paul to Proviso freight rolls across the Chippewa River bridge on a cool fall morning.
101 loads of frac sand off the Wisconsin Northern pass the former Uniroyal Tire factory on Galloway Street in Eau Claire.
A UP employee appreciation special crosses bridge crosses the Madison Street bridge in Eau Claire. The train ran from the Yard in Altoona to Chippewa Falls and back.
A loaded unit sand train accelerates west out of Eau Claire.