C&NW train 569 Butler/Madison climbs the Sub-Continental Divide from West Allis to New Berlin,WI. on its way westbound towards Madison.
A insulated boxcar special from Chicago with two passenger geeps from Milwaukee Road's commuter pool cross the main drag at Arlington,WI. with a canning season special. Once the cars are spotted t... (more)
Ist Trick Operator Earl Chappel hoops up orders to a Sprint Train Conductor(I feel terrible I forgot his name) in front of the Portage Depot under the overhanging jack-knife switch indicator.
Mike Keim Photo
Adam Farence Photo........Correction....Bensenville,IL. not St.Paul,MN..
Mike Keim Photo.
The new Hiawatha at Canal Street....Mike Keim Photo. Correction...4-4-2
The late setting sun reflects on a Waukesha rock train westbound passing our East Patrol in the siding at East Rio. It's two years after LINES WEST is gone and three years from the SOO LINE buying... (more)
When I started on the Milwaukee Road in the 1960's the Portage yard engine was usually an FM switcher or an Alco. In the 70's the Milwaukee got the MP15's and that pretty much was it until I left ... (more)