After changing crews, BN 2174 gets ready to depart the yard in Lacrosse, WI in October of 1986. You couldn't ask for better afternoon light......
GEVOs tow a vehicle train through Sullivan.
There was a train that came from Austin,MN.to Lacrosse with four SW1's that were MU'd....looking at this photo of the 867 this was not one of the MU equipped SW1's.....If I remember correctly the ... (more)
The ALCO RSC's replacement has arrived at Lacrosse for duty. One of 15 five 38's and 10 38-2's the 356 is brand new.
One of the Schenectady rebuilds sits on the engine track at the Lacrosse round House. When I was firing or running passenger I'd always hang out at the round house before train time.....Lacrosse w... (more)
BNSF C44-9W 4099, leads a Chicago bound Q-Train, just south of La Crosse, Wisconsin.
The North Coast Hiawatha with a rainbow of color makes its station stop at North La Crosse, WI en route to Chicago. Three GN heritage cars are followed by a former Burlington dome observation off ... (more)
H20 eases towards the yard in La Crosse with 4598 in command.
Looking like the Morning Hiawatha, MILW E9 35C gets a wash job at its station stop at North La Crosse with Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha. No Super Dome of Skytop obs, but it did have a BN Dome coa... (more)
Adam Farence Photo
An eastbound manifest trundles through CP 2996 just south of Grand Crossing.
The CN obtained trackage rights between Duluth, MN and Chicago, IL on the Burlington Northern. DWP power was somewhat common, but getting a 3 pack of SD40's was not. 5906,5909,5903.
BN 3100 is eastbound past the tower at Grand Crossing in Lacrosse, WI in October of 1986. The train is crossing the ex-MILW mainline. The tower, amazingly, has been preserved.