Wisconsin and Southern’s 25th Anniversary

7-23-05

Trains are still an important part of Wisconsin commerce, the most efficient way to transport a lot of cargo fast.  Wisconsin and Southern is a fairly new company as far as railroading is concerned. It’s continuing to grow 9 years after this celebration.  On this day, instead of freight, passengers were offered rides. If you want to take a train ride for fun today, North Freedom is a lot of fun.

Wisconsin and Southern train ride signs

Lots of happy people taking pictures and waiting for their turn for a ride.

Wisconsin and Southern train

And then THIS beautiful vintage Soo Line steam train comes down the track.  Impressive!

Soo Line Steam Train

By then it began to rain and since I was on my bike so I headed home.  Very fun event!

Related Articles and Sites

*  Wisconsin and Southern site

* Train Blog

* Confessions of a Train Geek

* 50 Best Blogs for Train Enthusiasts

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