Not a special steam loc but a very special place for exhibition in the 'Auto & Technik Museum' Sinsheim
Getting up close and personal with a hump retarder in action is not for the faint of heart. Especially on Milwaukee Road in 1972. Here we have a boxcar getting clamped as it progresses down the hu... (more)
After years of deferred maintenance, Milwaukee Road had to finally replace the first of three diamonds near Eau Claire Tower. This diamond was owned by MILW and served three purposes. First it was... (more)
Still doing cleanup on the Santa Barbara Sub from this Winters rains. The Herzog Multi Purpose Machine cleans out dirt washed down off the sides of the cut. One Herzog Operator can run the entire ... (more)
Looking across Glenshire towards Truckee and the daunting Sierra Nevada mountains and Donner pass. An eastbound Union Pacific Mixed Manifest, after coming down off the pass, has passed through Tr... (more)
A Milwaukee Road SW1 switcher returns across the Chippewa River bridge to the yard after working west side industries in Eau Claire, WI. The three truss bridge was light weight restricting diesel ... (more)
Work shop in the morning sun
Five GEs lead an eastbound stack train across the vast Mojave Desert as seen from atop Amboy Crater.
Bogie change at the freight car
Narrow-gauge two-way (road/track) Unimog 406 shunting in Schierwaldenrath. The car was build in 1981 by Zweiweg Schneider, Rosenheim (Bavaria).
Dome Lounge car on Train 98, the Coast Daylight. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta Photograph
The private Car Montana built as a Tap Lounge for light dining and bar service on the 1947 Sreamlined Olympian Hiawatha, brings up the markers on No.14 the Coast Starlight.
Back in 1972 I had the opportunity to access Milwaukee Road's Pigs Eye Yard and was able to get up close and personal with the retarder below the hump. Here a MILW cow-calf set has shoved a string... (more)