As employees of the Milwaukee Road its a day we'll never forget. I'm on train 255 the news has just come out that the Milwaukee has filed bankruptcy and WTMJ sends a news crew to the Cutoff for ba... (more)
Staged photo taken with permission. ISO 400, f5.6, 20sec.
A view most do not get to see. Crossing Butternut Creek Trestle, westbound, from the firemans' side of K-27 464.
The cab of an E60 looked very much like that of a P30CH or F40 diesel instead of an electric. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
The engineer on board SOO 2719 takes a break for lunch before taking his train back to Duluth
built in 1978 by GENERAL MOTORS INTER AMERICA CORP ,ASTARSA ,argentina ,this is the70' small export model spartan cabs, the box in the middle of the cab is de "pneumatic room",because ,that on the... (more)
On Figueres - Vilafant waiting for its departure to Paris
We're southbound on the C&M Division of the Milwaukee Road near Franksville,WI. on an Amtrak Turbo Train. Engineer Don Amby doesn't mind that I shoot over his right shoulder as we meet the Northbo... (more)
Number 2's trusty Detroit Lubricator basks in the warm glow of the train shed's lights - filled and ready for another day's service protecting the locomotive's vital parts from wear.
A Leslie S5T sits atop of this FL9, outfitted with snow cones and bonnets for added debris protection. Photo taken with permission.
2719's engineer takes a pause as the Duluth-Two Harbors excursion preps for a return trip.
Briefly hitting 80 miles per hour, the last northbound Sounder of the week, 1516, approaches Auburn.