Three caboose's grace the rear of the combined 99/65 as it heads west for the Twin Cities.
Merry Christmas! The 2017 CP Holiday Train arrives into Milwaukee.
Must be a lunch train eastbound at Ackerville. I had the privilege of riding the dinner train once between Milwaukee Horicon and return and I must say it was GREAT!
It was just about Christmas time when we were called at Portage for lite power to head towards Pardeeville where a set of coal empties has been stored on what was once the Northern Division mainli... (more)
The Milwaukee Road was very power short as almost 75%of their locomotive fleet was down. The Milwaukee leased power from many RR's including the B&O. A combined 65/213 passes the Chudnow Scrap Co.... (more)
Your called for a plow extra and you risk life and limb to drive the 45 miles on Hy16 to get to Watertown only to find out when you get there you got to dig out the locomotive first. After that we... (more)
Soo Line side collision Portage Yard.
A CNW GP30/GP35 combo leads a eastbound freight over the Watertown Plank Road bridge in Milwaukee, WI in March of 1979. Bob Ferge photo from my collection.
Flood duty at the Reeseville Marsh.
On 10-9-86 Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder derailed traveling through a 10mph crossover at 70mhp....12 0f the 17 cars including the tow locomotives went off the rails...the rear 5 cars stayed on... (more)