Photo taken from the West Milwaukee Shops ramp on my way to work in the freight pool. Our starting point was the Caller's office and Enginemen's locker room next to round house #1. The diesel hous... (more)
We're on 213 westbound I get a shot of Engineer Earl Sampson and Brakeman Mike Mahalik on train 202 crossing the bridge over Hy 26 at Watertown,WI. Photo taken from the Engineer's seat on 213 with... (more)
A long way from Chehalis or Bellingham,WA.EH STEVE....we came into Portage after being up all night on the 5802.....instead of going to the hotel and getting some well deserved rest I'm out chasin... (more)
Being in engine service both as a Fireman and Engineer my experience with caboose's or cabeese as some fellow RF's call them was not that close. Anytime I got a chance to deadhead in one I would g... (more)
The Sprint train program was a piggyback program started by the Milwaukee Road and the FRA. Hot pig trains four each way between Chicago and the Twin Cities ran on a daily basis. These trains were... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder at the westend of Voltz three miles west of Watertown,WI..
Southern 4501 on the ground at Butler Yard on the C&NW.
We're on a westbound meeting the Empire Builder on double track at Cooney.
We're in the clear on the C&NW connection track at Watertown with the ditcher X285 and Milw caboose 990074 from Bensenville. I remember that I had Brakeman Harley Lamp on the head end with me that... (more)