A nice orange and black upload on Halloween. I'm sure the scary thing was the mechanical condition these refugees from Lines West were in when they showed up for storage in Minneapolis. This area ... (more)
Yep...that's me 38 years ago...must have been the Head Brakeman that got the photo...but I don't remember who it was.
Coal train power and caboose(caboose hop) back out to Columbia Power Plant as they approach the Portage Interlocking.
After the Milwaukee Road abandoned its Pacific Extension a number of locomotives were stored at their Hiawatha facility south of downtown Minneapolis, including these two U25Bs.
A nice EMD lash-up pulls towards St. Paul Yard.
Bringing up the rear on a Southern Pacific eastbound freight at West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, on January 20th, 1984, are a pair of bay-window cabooses: SP C-40-4 (rebuilt) caboose ... (more)
A sharp looking Milwaukee Road bay window caboose is part of the railroad park in Deer Lodge.
Derailment at Oconomowoc,WI eastbound train burned off a journal both mains gone. Crowd control seemed to be a problem back then. Note the car load of lumber derailed to the south of the track str... (more)
Derailment at Oconomowoc,WI eastbound train burned off a journal both mains gone. Crowd control seemed to be a problem back then. Note the hopper car across both mains in the distance. Because of ... (more)
The Milwaukee 261 rolls into Cambridge as the late afternoon shadows begin to take over.
Derailment at Oconomowoc,WI eastbound train burned off a journal both mains gone. Note the Lineman up on the telegraph pole.
Milwaukee 261 heads south through Braham with the return trip from Boylston to Minneapolis.
Milwaukee 261 heads south along the Hinckley Sub as the fall colors peak out on this perfect Autumn day.
The Milwaukee Road 261 westbound fall color excursion from Minneapolis to Willmar meets an eastbound BNSF freight at Howard Lake.