What a kick it was to see the same locomotive I'd worked on many times between Milwaukee and Lacrosse,WI.,climbing the Cuesta grade out of SLO with Amtrak's Coast Starlight.
As Milwaukee Road Engineer Ron Morales looks on a UP freight pounds through Gibbon,NE..
Sunrise at Linroth.
CP 4620(ex-MILW 2045) on the B-73 pass by the old homestead headed for East Moline and Nahant on the ex-MILW line through Port Byron,IL. as Ava and Jeannie look on.
Westbound C&NW coal drag starts up West Allis Hill on the westside of Milwaukee with SOO power.
Northbound CP with KCS leader at Bettendorf,IA.. This was the old DRI&NW/CB&Q yard years ago.