Milwaukee Road train 99 running very late was a Chicago/Twin Cities piggyback train that usually departed Milwaukee at 9PM. Here it pounds the Menominee River bridge at Harwood Ave. Wauwatosa,WI.... (more)
A Markham Yard switcher waits word to move again under the long signal bridge that dates from when all these tracks where IC. This switcher works in A yard then moves over to F Yard for out bound ... (more)
Two classic gems and a diamond
Milwaukee Road Extra 2067 West and Extra 2071 West are side by side at the Portage Depot for their crew change. Both trains are Chicago/Twin Cities manifests with 213 being the hottest with the Fo... (more)
SCL ran lots of U36Bs and GP40s through Charleston in the late 1970s, but this northbound has a GP38-2 and former Clinchfield U36C trailing. In a couple hundred yards, they'll cross the Ashley Ri... (more)
On a dreary February day forty years ago, the usual quartet of GP40s brings Hamlet-New Orleans run-through #215 down the WofA. The train started its journey on the former SAL, and will make the l... (more)
Milwaukee Road Extra 2001 West approaches Duplainville,WI. at full tilt with the Ford Fast train. This train,the XL Special 261 and 99 the Roaring 90's trains were the hottest trains in the 70's w... (more)
I'm on my way to the locker room to go to work and it appears that the 2002 has been involved in a side swipe collision. The locomotive sits with many others waiting to go to the back shops for wr... (more)
We're stopped on train 255 with a couple of Southern SD24's just east of Columbus,WI. as an eastbound extra pounds through town on the eastward track.
Tom Bowers photo.
A fresh Morrison Knudsen rebuilt GP40 leads Western Pacific's OME (Overland Mail East) arriving at Union Pacific's North Yard in Salt Lake City.
Kiamichi train westbound tied down with leased motors.
Ex-MILW 2033 is on home rails as the Nitrin Line was once part of Milwaukee Roads Kansas City mainline. The jointed rail that the 4614 is running on is still from the rebuilding back between 1907-... (more)
Traces of the Milwaukee Road....... still showing through on this old GP40, recently picked up by Respondek Railroad, awaiting a little TLC in Granite City, IL.
THe day is just about over for the crew of this southbound as it motors through Richmond's north side.