CN 2985 and CN 3011         
A CN container train parallels Harrison St. and approaches the former Byrd Ave. grade crossing as it heads southwest past the former SOO yard at Neenah, WI on 19 May '18. A fellow train nut and I were enjoying an evening picnic (tasty vittles from the nearby Tom's Drive In) on the tail gate of his pickup truck, waiting to photograph passing trains. This train approaches, we grab our cameras, start shooting, and start to wonder why the engineer is laying on the horn. As our gaze follows the train as it passes us, we notice the reason for the horn. A moronic, trespassing, fat, old, grotesquely-bulging-spandex-clad, ersatz Lance Armstrong is dragging his bicycle across the tracks at the former Byrd Ave. grade crossing, right in front of the rapidly approaching freight train. When the engineer blew the horn, the moron flipped off the train crew and offered us a smug, arrogant grin while we stared in disbelief as he waddled away.
Date: 5/19/2018 Location: Neenah, WI   Map Show Neenah on a rail map Views: 46 Collection Of:   T. P. Bruss
Locomotives: CN 2985(ES44AC) CN 3011(ET44AC)    Author:  T. P. Bruss
CN 2985 and CN 3011
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  Northeast WI, Spring 2018
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Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT 7/22/2018 10:26:49 AM

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