18 Trains in 6 Hours and not Rochelle IL but Wisconsin

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SE Wisconsin Railfan
Headed out to Duplainville for what was supposed to be a sunny day on Saturday Sept 1, 2012. However the remnants of Hurricane Isaac kept things cloudy but comfortable temps.

Trains were really running. 18 trains in 6 hours. Including several meets on the Canadian Pacific.

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So here we go.

First Train of the day. Forgot the White Balance was set to tungsten OOps !! by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Second Train also SB on CN by kschmidt626, on Flickr

INRD 9004 and 9011 with #800 make number 3 for the day by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Got to love SD90/43MACs !! by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Northbound on CN with a train a single stacked well cars, curious none were doublestacked ?? by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Southbound CN from Joseph Road with Train #5 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Eastbound CP train glides by Marjean Lane with Train #6 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Westbound CP Train #199 emerges from behind eastbound for Train #7 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Another Southbound on the CN at Joseph Road with Train #8 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

A very late WSOR T4 with former BN SD40-2 #4012 and Train #9 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Westbound Cp Train #281 with a long string of auto racks at the end are Train #10 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Eastbound CP train headlights reflect off autoracks from #281 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

CP Train eastbound train is Train #11 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

As the previous eastbound is proceeding the headlight of the next westbound is visible by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Westbound ethanol train is Train #12 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

After all the action on the CP WSOR T4 is finally cleared across the diamond with plenty of power by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Running up to Maple Street and MSSPR and Train #13 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Joseph Road is the location of lucky Train #14 southbound on CN by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Amtrak #7 right on time is weaving its way through freight traffic and is train #15 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Eastbound Ethanol Train is Train #16 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Another westbound on the CP meets the Ethanol Train and is Train #17 by kschmidt626, on Flickr

Amtrak #8 running about 3 hours late with two baggage cars is the final train and #17 in 6 hours. WOW !! by kschmidt626, on Flickr

WOW !! 18 trains in six hours. The way things used to be at Duplainville.

Keith Schmidt


Thanks, nice to see what I'm missing. I'll have to get out there some day. For now I'll stick to chasing coal trains on the Shoreline. LOL

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