The Nitrin Local meets the American Queen at Port Byron,IL..
Approaching the freeway the westbound Ford Train is coming down hill from West Allis on what we called"Section6" and the Milwaukee called the West Allis Line. The line ran from Elm Grove... (more)
The Milwaukee Road's Lacrosse round house was a hang out for me in the mornings before we'd go east on Amtrak. It's been almost 20 years that I'd been firing and running Milwaukee then Amtrak's va... (more)
Steve Sandberg and Bob Franzen check temps on the 261 at a stop on the Willmar trip last year. The 261 runs from Minneapolis to Duluth and return on a sold out trip in just a couple of weeks at th... (more)
Founder/Owner/Engineer Dick Hinebaugh at the throttle of the 9 spot at North Lake,WI..
We're stopped in the westward siding at Voltz just west of Watertown,WI. waiting for another westbound train to pass and here comes the XL Special.