Eastbound train 266 rounds the curve at Hy P four miles east of Portage,WI.in the Town of Pacific. Back in the early 70's trains 265&266 were the third trans-con trains after the BN merger allowin... (more)
We're 134.2 miles west of Chicago Union Station on the old Milwaukee Road's Lacrosse Division. Westbound Sprint 209 splits the signals at the west end of Voltz halfway between Watertown and Richwo... (more)
We're westbound on a Milwaukee Road freight train at Oconomowoc,WI.as Amtrak's Empire Builder meets us eastbound.
RP photo 630954 tells a tale of RRing on the old Milwaukee Road but it does not show the rest of the story. Milwaukee Road Head Brakeman Fred Yerke working with me on 254 that day always liked how... (more)
We've backed in the clear on the eastward siding at Brookfield,WI.for Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder. After the Builder goes by we'll line ourselves out and proceed east for Milwaukee. We've on... (more)
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha departing the Dells westbound.
Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder passes the new mainline re-alignment at Okauchee,WI where Sawyer Rd. will go under a bridged eastbound and westbound mains of what was once a grade crossing of th... (more)
EMDX 1608/1607 are parked at Barstow,IL. awaiting their trip via BNSF/CP/UP to Marshalltown,IA..
BNSF Barstow/Clinton Local has some super power from EMD as its third and fourth unit. The EMD 1607 /1608 will be set out in the UP yard at Clinton and the UP will take them to Marshalltown,IA..
Milwaukee Road Portage Operator Earl Chappell gives a hearty wave to Milwaukee Road Engineer Sammy Jerome as he brings the Empire Builder through Portage at 40MPH. At this time Portage was a flag ... (more)