Both Icons of the RR industry at the time Milwaukee Road E9 32A and GM&O E7 103 stand side by side at sunset in the Milwaukee Depot after an engine change in the new age of Amtrak.
If anyone would have told me back in the 60's when I hired out on the CMStP&P RR that I would have run a GM&O E7 Ida said "get outta here". But....here it sits one of many that would gra... (more)
The Madison/Portage(M&P)Patrol approaches Portage through one of the many swamps around that area along the Wisconsin River just north of HY 16.
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha blasts out of Portage headed for the West Coast.
MY FIRST WRECK.....28cars 7 cars ahead of caboose westbound a couple of miles west of Wyocena. Actually a 1906 truckside on a NYC carload of coal snapped in half as we passed over the spur track s... (more)