A Mid-Continent triple header in the summer of '74 featured WCC 4-6-0 #1 up front and included the WOV #1 logger loco and CNW 1385 in the consist. Both WCC 1 and CNW 1385 are getting rebuilds, the... (more)
When I fired for Frank Bottoni Jr. on the Milwaukee Road's Lacrosse Division freight pool about once a winter we'd get into our 53 Chevy layover car and drive from Portage,WI. to North Freedom to ... (more)
Dressed up for the upcoming 4th of July holiday, MCRY 1256 sits in front of the historic CNW depot in North Freedom.
Former US Army 1256
Frank Bottoni Jr and I are on layover at Portage and we don't stand to get out till tomorrow. We take a Sunday drive down to North Freedom to check out the RR Museum. On a beautiful but cold winte... (more)
Mid-Continent's Baldwin RS4TCA1 1256 is decorated, along with the museum train, for the 4th of July weekend celebrations.
Kewaunee, Green Bay & Western 49 (later Green Bay & Western 350) is the only surviving steam locomotive of the "Green Bay Route." Cosmetically restored in 2004, it is currently on exhi... (more)
Snow Train double header lead by the Western Coal and Coke 1 spot Montreal Loco Works 1913.
CNW 1385 is the only example of their R-1 class engine surviving. Built in March 1907 it was one of 325 R-1s acquired between 1901-1908. Retired in 1956, it was purchased by the Historical Society... (more)
Trundling through central Wisconsin farm fields with a Pumpkin Harvest special, a tired Army Baldwin heads up the Mid-Continent Railroad Museum's fleet of ex-Lackawanna Boonton commuter coaches, p... (more)
Mid-Continent's 45 tonner takes the day off sitting in the yard at North Freedom.
MCRY Baldwin 1256 rests in front of the depot at North Freedom after a day of excursions.
1947 Dodge Inspection Car 30 from the Milwaukee Road. I believe the car is at IRM now.
C&NW way freight westbound coming into North Freedom,WI..