I'm Firing for Milwaukee Road Engineer Harry Gust. We're eastbound just about to hit the hole at Tunnel City so I get behind Harry to capture the moment.
I'm Firing for Milwaukee Road Engineer Harry Gust. We're eastbound at the end of double track about to go through the turnout for the single track through the tunnel at Tunnel City. Harry hired ou... (more)
Like sauerkraut? Amtrak Hiawatha #340 passes appropriately named Kraut Road on a beautiful June evening. The facilities in the foreground were once home to Franks Kraut, one of the largest sauerkr... (more)
Milwaukee Road's first E9 200A built in 2-56 became the 30A and now Amtrak's 405 rebuilt in the West Milwaukee Shops of the Milwaukee Road.
Milwaukee Road's Madison/Portage train(we just called it the M&P I can't remember its number)hit a sink hole on the way back from Madison near the spot where the Columbia power plant sits today. T... (more)
BNSF 3873, a brand ET44C4 trails on the V-TACLPC as it runs along the Mississippi river through Maiden Rock, WI..
GM&O 103 and a Milwaukee E9B unit have arrived from Chicago on a local train. The Hostlers are on board and the Carman is cutting off the power. In a few moments the Hostlers will take the power o... (more)
The GM&O 102A rides the turntable at House 2. I remember the first time I climbed up on one of these venerable machines and hearing about the log book I opened the glove compartment(just like a 40... (more)
Taconite pellets are not the only thing that steam in the winter as these gondolas full of hot metal shavings show in March of 2014. The Gons are in a scrapyard in Racine, one of the few industrie... (more)
TRAIN TIME at COLUMBUS......Amtrak's eastbound and westbound Empire Builders meet at Columbus,Wi.. I'm standing atop our first box car as we're in the clear on the house track with our covered wag... (more)
Amtrak's westbound North Coast Hiawatha photographed from Hilton's Hill in Brookfield,WI..
The 102A turned and readied for the trip back to Chicago and St.Louis to add more miles on the already 3.3 million in its log book.
Eastbound Empire Builder shot from the Hy overpass at Portage Jct..
MILW 602 built in 1954 became DRI&NW 602 in 75.. On the far right almost out of the shot was a tender from one of the 4-8-4's..