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Trains at work [ edit ]
An eastbound Wisconsin and Southern Railroad train passes Middleton, Wisconsin
Westbound Conrail train leaves Altoona, Pennsylvania.
Eastbound SEPTA 145 making a station stop near Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
A Burlington Northern caboose on a train entering Eola Yard, Aurora, Illinois, in 1993
An eastbound BNSF Railway train passes some maintenance of way equipment near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
A train of the Los Angeles Metro's Green Line about to depart the Redondo station
A westbound Southern Pacific Railroad train passing Eola Yard in Aurora, Illinois
Soo 1003 at the WSOR 25th anniversary party, Madison, Wisconsin
The Dwight D. Eisenhower on display at the National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Illinois Central 201 at the Illinois Railway Museum, Union, Illinois
Blue Mountain and Reading Railroad 423 in Reading, Pennsylvania
The pilot end of Southern Pacific 4449 on display at Railfair '91 at the California State Railroad Museum, May 10, 1991.
Empire State Express locomotive 999 at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, November 6, 2003.
An American-built 2-8-0 steam locomotive at the National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin
A 15 inch gauge 4-4-2 steam locomotive at the Riverside and Great Northern Railroad, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway number 5 preserved at the depot in Manitou Springs, Colorado
Triple-headed steam excursion at a water stop in Atkinson, Illinois, September 16, 2006
An EMD GP7 at the Illinois Railway Museum
An EMD SD7 at the Illinois Railway Museum
An EMD SD60 at work in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
An ALCO RS-11 at the Illinois Railway Museum
An EMD DDA40X at the Illinois Railway Museum
Wisconsin and Southern Railroad 4025 painted for the railroad's 25th anniversary
Burlington Northern Railroad 4010, a GE B30-7AB in Aurora, Illinois
The nose of EMD 103 an EMD FT, on display at Railfair '91 at the California State Railroad Museum
Milwaukee Road 760 at the Illinois Railway Museum
Green Bay and Western Railroad 2407 at IRM
Two Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad locomotives at Davis Junction, Illinois
Electric [ edit ]
A Pennsylvania Railroad GG1 at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin
A Railway Post Office (RPO) car at the Illinois Railway Museum
A closeup of the mail hook on an RPO at the Illinois Railway Museum
The end of a coach-baggage Superliner
The X 2000 train at a demonstration stop in Chicago, Illinois, showing the train's tilting capabilities
The interior of a dome car on display at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Oahu Railway and Land Company equipment preserved at Travel Town Museum, Griffith Park, California
A closeup of the articulation
The interior of the RPO section
Freight cars [ edit ]
A milk car at the Illinois Railway Museum
A modern tank car in a Union Pacific train passing Rochelle Railroad Park
An old tank car at the Mid Continent Railroad Museum, North Freedom, Wisconsin
BNSF 880362 passing Glen Haven, Wisconsin
Stack car passing Rochelle
A "bobber" caboose preserved at the Colorado Railroad Museum
Monon boxcar 1620 at the Linden Railroad Museum, Linden, Indiana
A refrigerator car owned by Union Pacific Railroad at Rochelle Railroad Park, Illinois
A Conrail transfer caboose passing through Porter, Indiana
A spiker on Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
A former Chessie System speeder at the Linden Railroad Museum
Stations [ edit ]
The track side of the depot at Mid-Continent Railway Museum, North Freedom, Wisconsin, on February 22, 2004
The Marine/Redondo station on the LA Metro Green Line
The Washington station on the LA Metro Blue Line
The Crenshaw station on the LA Metro Green Line
The former C&O depot in Muncie, Indiana.
An unused station on the Chicago 'L' system
One of the two grand staircases to the great hall of Chicago Union Station
The former Milwaukee Road depot in Orfordville, Wisconsin
One section of a massive LEGO train layout at the National Train Show in Cincinnati, Ohio, July 9, 2005.
An NTrak layout at Trainfest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 14, 2004.
Route map of Wisconsin Central Railway Ltd. in 1998
Combined route map of Chicago Central Railroad (red) and Illinois Central Railroad (blue) in 1996
Route map of the California Southern Railroad upon its completion in the 1880s
Miscellaneous [ edit ]
A Hayes-style bumper at the Linden Railroad Museum
A Bettendorf-style truck at the Illinois Railway Museum
A drumhead for the Gold Coast Limited at the Illinois Railway Museum
The reporting marks on two CP Rail covered hoppers passing Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
The smokebox (outlined in red) of Soo Line 1003
A brakeman's lantern from the Chicago and Northwestern Railway
The leading wheels (denoted by the red arrows) on a 4-4-0 steam locomotive.
A washout split the mainline of the Riverside and Great Northern Railway on June 11, 2004; photo from August 6, 2005.
Two unused and one heavily corroded spike; the measurement scale shown is inches.
Rail welds in track near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
The interlocking tower and tracks at Des Plaines, Illinois
Side view of a SEPTA PCC car truck
The controls of a SEPTA PCC car
Chicago Great Western caboose at the National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin
A derail installed on a siding in Glen Haven, Wisconsin
Galloping Goose number 3 undergoing repair at Knott's Berry Farm
The cab signals in a Chicago El train
A display of several switch stands at Mid Continent Railway Museum in North Freedom, Wisconsin
The railroad bridges at Blue Island, Illinois
An International Harvester tractor built in 1920
Nikon FG-20 SLR camera with a 50mm Nikkor lens
The exterior of Alliant Engery Center's Exhibition Hall
Robin Nolan (right) performing at the Midwest Midwinter Gypsy Swing Festival in 2008
The Hot Club of Detroit performing at the Midwest Midwinter Gypsy Swing Festival in 2008
The main serving tent at the 2007 Brat Fest in Madison
North Hall on the UW Madison campus
Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk waves to the crowd during the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Madison on March 15, 2009.
Images created by family members [ edit ]
The following images were created by my wife, Jennifer, and uploaded here with her permission.
Wigwag signals near Devil's Lake, Wisconsin