The Chicago commuter pool is getting their brand new F40C's so here in Milwaukee we're getting the old passenger fleet from Fox Lake and Elgin. Here the Cummins engine end of the 93A with a "... (more)
The Chicago commuter pool is getting their brand new F40C's so here in Milwaukee we're getting the old passenger fleet from Fox Lake and Elgin. Here the 96A has arrived from Chicago and will be pl... (more)
We're stopped on the eastbound track at Harwood Ave.by the old freight house track. The curves are still super-elevated for the higher passenger train speeds of the old Hiawatha's/Pioneer Ltds. an... (more)
A pair of former GN GP5s (built using many components from FTs) lead a passenger train along BN's ex-NP line to Ashland, Wisconsin. The train is crossing over the Nemadji River and has cars from t... (more)
Milwaukee Road Brakeman Freddy Bergles and Engineer Don Grady both hired out in the 40's on the Lacrosse Division pose for a photo before they depart Portage. Freddy was the guy that taught me how... (more)
Milwaukee Road 82A and SLUG fresh out of the paint shop sitting at Round House One getting its finishing touches by the Milwaukee Craftsmen.
Milwaukee Road train 213 the FORD TRAIN departs Portage as the flag stop only at the time Empire Builder passes on the westward track. Ford train will run on the eastward track to New Lisbon and w... (more)
No one wants to see rails be abandoned, especially when the become a tripping hazard! A tunnel of grass has formed, higher than the rail itself, on this out-of-service portion of track that used t... (more)
An ancient smashboard used to govern the crossing of the Milwaukee Road and the C&NW in Plymouth, WI. The C&NW no longer went north thru the crossing so the smashboard slowly deteriorated, first l... (more)
A cloud of grain dust rises from the hold of the foreign vessel Fivelborg as it is being loaded. Three SW-1s rest waiting for the next shuttle train to arrive for unloading.
The SOO yard at Stevens Point, Wisconsin was fairly quiet during our visit in August 1986. This GP9 did make a few moves while we watched.
The Motor Vessel (a.k.a. Laker) S.T. Crapo is navigating the Green Bay and Western's crossing of the Fox River in Green Bay in Nov. of 1986.