Train 91 was the "River Shorts." They made all the pick-ups and set-outs along the Mississippi river towns from La Crosse to St.Paul,MN.. Here they are ready to follow Amtrak's Empire Builder out ... (more)
Locomotives that look like works in progress sit in the Palm Garden at House 2.
A trio of MILW GP40's rumble across the CNW diamond at Clinton. Although MILW 2066 was "bandit-ized" by the SOO, it still runs in its MILW paint. The diamond was removed in 1978, replaced by swi... (more)
Ford train 213 westbound at the 115th Street crossing.
Looking southwest from the northside of the Menominee river valley towards the Milwaukee Road's Milwaukee Diesel House on a very busy day.
Westbound Chicago/Twin Cities train 65 departs Portage,WI. as seen from the Hy16 overpass.
We're stopped at 17th Street crossing in Milwaukee,WI.. While the Head Brakeman speaks with a couple of buffs I'll get a couple of shots as our train waits to get clearance through the Milwaukee D... (more)
This SD40-2 showed up at St. Paul looking like it was fresh out of the paint booth wearing the Milwaukee's final "Hiawatha" scheme.
On an otherwise cloudy day a sliver of light catches the units on this southbound train about to bang across the Soo Line in South Superior. Milwaukee Road had trackage rights on the BN from Dulut... (more)
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.