The Falk job switches the pig ramp just west of the Cutoff. Photo taken from our outbound power at the Cutoff waiting for our signal to go to the West Yard.
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha comes into Portage on its way from Seattle to Chicago. Fireman Buster Bright readies to grab the train orders from OPR. Doug Moe and Engineer Howie Roberts guides the... (more)
1947 Dodge Inspection Car 30 from the Milwaukee Road. I believe the car is at IRM now.
Working the Lacrosse Division as a young Engineer back in the early 70's had its share of surprises. I got called off the Milwaukee board to run a work train at Watertown,WI..When I arrived Watert... (more)
We're stopped in the A-Yard just above the east end of the Hump Yard on an eastbound Milwaukee Road freight just in from Portage. To our left a couple of transfers with covered wagons are ready to... (more)
Looking more like the BN then the Milwaukee Road Columbia coal train power rests between runs in the Milwaukee Road Portage Yard engine tracks.