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Lights from conductor's lantern streaking alongside freight cars
Streak from conductor's lantern alongside the freight cars of a Wisconsin & Southern freight train during an air test at the R.R. Donnelley printing plant in Baraboo, Wisconsin. The train serves local industries along the former Chicago & Northwestern tracks between Madison and Reedsburg. After adding or removing cars, train crews must complete an "air test" of the train's air brake system before departing.
Alternate Title Streak from Conductor's Lantern along Train at Baraboo, Wisconsin (editor's title)
Source Lewis Ableidinger, Kensal, North Dakota
Coverage Spatial, Baraboo, Wisconsin; Temporal, November 10, 2009
Rights Lewis Ableidinger
Date Created 2009-11-10
Resource Type
Extent 15.1 megapixel RAW file
Depicted Railroad
Location Baraboo, Wisconsin
Depicted Occupation
Equipment: Cars Boxcars
Creator Description Lewis Ableidinger grew up in Kensal, North Dakota, and obtained degrees in graphic communication and music from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Fascinated with trains from a young age, he took up photography seriously in high school, beginning with his parents' 35mm cameras before moving onto medium format and now digital. His photos have appeared in the books America 24/7 and North Dakota 24/7, as well as Trains, CTC Board, and Soo magazines. He began working as a freight train conductor in 2008.
Collection Lewis Ableidinger Collection
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