Milwaukee Road FM switcher 731 idles with a pair of F7s at Janesville, WI in September 1972. This unit features the steam locomotive inspired cab roof extension over the end of the cab as well as ... (more)
1973 I took an extended trip west in my Maverick with my Collie and made an early morning stop in Chihuahua at the shops.
Current progress on our H-12-44, Visible to the left.
I'm guessing at the year but it was early 70's when MILW 755 tangled with a load of steel and lost it's cab. Here it sits next to a tender from MILW S2 213 at Round House#1.I can't remember where ... (more)
Three of the four recent acquisitions by the Museum of the American Railroad here in Frisco, Texas
Milwaukee Road FM h12-44 switcher no. 731 is at the Janesville engine servicing area between assignments. The unit would last until early 1976.
3 FM's face a dismal future as they rest in the weeds west of Waukesha, WI. The Central Wisconsin RR Co. took over these ex-MILW tracks. Eventually, this would become the WSOR mainline, but the FM... (more)
Before 557 was assigned to a GE Dash 8-40BW, it was assigned to this FM H12-44, which was nearing the end of its career in this view at Corwith Yard, Chicago.
Ex Yankeetown Dock, ex NC Ports, this unit may never have operated on OHCR. Jerry Joe was a collector.
Santa Fe 537, an FM H12-44 switcher was in storage with several other FMs in September 1972. By 1974 this unit would be retired. The shot was taken at Corwith diesel shops on Chicago's southwest s... (more)
CWRC 736 faces a dismal fate as is sits at the makeshift CWRC engine facility just west of Waukesha, WI in November of 1983.
Two F-M switchers at College Park in San Jose.
The guys that ran this operation were all ex-MILW guys as were most of their locomotives.
SP FM H12-44 No. 2379 tows SDP45 No. 3200 after the latter has received major repairs at SP's Bayshore roundhouse. The pair are making runs up and down the main line while mechanics evaluate the b... (more)
Golden Gate Railroad Museum runs its ex US Army No. 1847 H-12-44 now Southern Pacific No.1487 on Memorial Day Weekend.