September 2006 Photographs|
Wisconsin, page Two
|On Saturday, September 2nd, I went hunting for a train.|
The first catch was this north-bound at Owen. I caught the on-coming shot, but the sun was against me so here's the better lit going away view.|
September 2, 2006 at 1:06 PM CDT
|I liked the sky in this shot...|
|In the small hamlet of Loyal, Wisconsin, I found this interesting display. The Greenwood Branch of the Soo Line Railroad once ran through this town, but this display is all new.|
|This west-bound (north-bound?) train is coming to a meet at Marshfield, Wisconsin.|
|An interesting graphic design on the side of this Canadien National intermodal container.|
|Here's the same train again, storming through Owen, Wisconsin on his way to Superior, Wisconsin; Duluth, Minnesota; and the western coast of Canada.|
Later that evening, I was able to catch up with Train 406 after it roared through Cadott and get this shot in the evening light.|
That second unit is one of the full-bodied SD40's with the "Draper Taper." On the Canadian Pacific these units are called "Red Barns" thanks to their all-red paint scheme.
|Sunday, September 3, 2006.|
The morning train is running into the sun, and makes a perfect setting for one of the last of Wisconsin Central's SD40-2's.|
I caught this guy before church ;-) Doncha love it when a plan comes together?
Train 406 just east of Boyd late in the afternoon of September 3, 2006. A pair of Alstom EMD rebuilds lead a Burlington GE.|
The railroad has cleared out a lot of underbrush on the Minneapolis sub; compare this shot to photos taken in July of this year.
|An interesting graffiti-clad boxcar. I wish these taggers would be more respectful of railroad property...|
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