A look at what once was the Milwaukee's Bensenville locomotive facility.
A CNW SD38-2 switches cars in Proviso yard.
A locomotive and the industry it served.
A Milwaukee rib side caboose rolls on the the IHB crossing the Santa Fe mainline at McCook. The caboose is pretty weather beaten and also shows signs of impact from things being thrown at it. Now ... (more)
Once a great steam locomotive hauling iron ore to the docks, is now a display piece in a park.
An LMX unit with three BN units exit a tunnel as they run through Wind River canyon.
A coal train crests the hill on Sherman Hill. A trio of GE's handles this train with ease.
A steam freight special brings up the rear as the crew wave to all the fans standing by.
Two windmill generators mounted on a heavy duty flat car make up part of this high and wide train. They don't seem that big when mounted on top of a pole and seen from a distance.
This was the locomotive that the railroad was started with.
When a K37 ran on the Silverton line. Later it was traded to the Cumbres and Toltec where it had trouble staying on the rails.
I sure miss the Milwaukee. Looks like only the hood was repainted as a cost saving measure.
A rail train sits in the yard at Plant City with a GP40-2/GP35 slug set.
A pair of GP40-2's roll west through Dolton with an auto train.
A scenic passenger train runs through the Narrows on its way to Cumbres Pass and eventually to Antonito. With the tall grass the locomotive gave quite a few slips. A speeder follows closely behind... (more)