Milwaukee Road Engineer Frank Bottoni Jr. starts to pull on coast train 264 in front of the Portage,WI. depot. Train started in Tacoma,WA. will terminate in Bensenville,IL..
Milwaukee GP30 1001 at Bensenville. Photo taken by Richard Wallin and either was bought or traded for years ago.
Milwaukee Road 8 Duplex Roomette-6 Roomette-4 Double Bedroom sleeper "Jefferson River", Kansas City, MO. It's been decades since the Pullman-built sleeper graced the road's premiere 'Olympian Hiaw... (more)
We're eastbound on a Milwaukee Road's Thunder Hawk half way down the hill just west of Watertown,WI.. The red flag in the holder on the left side of the cab was the lazy mans way of flagging the o... (more)
For some unusual reason we've got a Locotrol (Radio Master/Slave)unit on the westbound way freight. I'm sure I wasn't complaining but what a way to get spoiled. We will have to hang on to a least ... (more)
We're about ready to go at Portage,WI. yard of the Milwaukee Road. We're on one of the short tracks so we can't have more then about 50 cars with a lot of short work. The trackage in the yard is g... (more)
We're going to make our double from the east end of the A-Yard while next to us just off the lead a little mishap takes place on the east end of the Hump Yard lead as seen from the left side of ou... (more)
Twin Cities Hiawatha passenger train.
Duplainville tower was 17 miles west of downtown Milwaukee on the Milwaukee Road's east/west mainline and the Soo Lines's north/south Chicago/Fond du Lac mainline. Both RR's MP location was 102 wh... (more)
Power for the Old Line(Northern) train 67 sits in the south lot waiting for the Hostlers to put it together and take it to the house.
The Chicago/Wausau Wisconsin Valley train approaches Duplainville,WI. westbound.
A nicely-restored Milwaukee Road branch line combine is displayed at the railroad museum in Mendota, Illinois.