KCS 4822 leads a colorful consist that includes CEFX 1034 and a CSX ES44DC.
Milwaukee Road Portage Operator Earl Chappell gives a hearty wave to Milwaukee Road Engineer Sammy Jerome as he brings the Empire Builder through Portage at 40MPH. At this time Portage was a flag ... (more)
It was not every day you could stand on the platform at Portage Yard Office and shoot across the yard to photograph a caboose on 10 track....but on this day the yard must have been very empty. Por... (more)
The Valley freight from Wausau has some deadhead caboose's for Milwaukee. When the Milwaukee would deadhead extra pool crews east on Monday mornings I'd get up early so I could get my own caboose ... (more)
The eastbound Thunderhawk on its trip from Tacoma,WA. to Chicago,IL.just west of Portage,WI.. At Portage train will make its 19th crew change since leaving the west coast.
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Adam Farence Photo.......Outbound Engineer Morales and Conductor Longley are about to board the Olympic Torch Train on the CP at Portage,WI. for their run to Milwaukee.
Amtrak(Milwaukee Road)Conductor Joe Bruckner loads passengers while deadheads Mike Walsh and Nicky Glab wait to board deadheading back to their home terminal at Milwaukee.
Company mail from the baggage car on the North Coast Hiawatha is carried to the Yard Office by the Clerk who's name escapes me right now.
Adam Farence Photo....
Crew change at the Portage Depot.....Adam Farence Photo.
Adam Farence Photo.
Adam Farence Photo
CP Portage Operator Arnie Sturm and CP Engineer Bob Mullenbach are inspecting the damage in what appears to be a rear end collision. Both Sturm and Mullenbach were Milwaukee Road Employees and I b... (more)