The crew of Milwaukee Road Little Joe E79 talks strategy as they switch cars for another freight before leading a second 262 out of Avery over St. Paul Pass and the Bitterroot Mountains. Avery Yar... (more)
A warm evening in August of 1971 as Chicago, Milwaukee, St.Paul & Pacific "Little Joe" #E79 is ready to head East out of Avery, Idaho. The depot still served as an order office, lunch counter, and... (more)
Milwaukee Road 3010 East, a fruit block from the Pacific Northwest, creeps toward Little Joe E79 in front of the Avery station. E79 will be the eastbound's lead helper over the Bitteroot Mountains... (more)
Little Joe E79 switches Avery Yard on a beautiful morning along the St. Joe River in July 1973.
A switch crew uses Little Joe E79 to switch cars in Avery Yard.
A Little Joe leads a westbound Milwaukee Road freight out of the Deer Lodge Yard in June 1974, just a few days before the end of electric operations.
Close-up of the front and cab area of Little Joe E79.
3010 East creeps up toward Little Joe E79, which will help the freight over St. Paul Pass to Alberton, Montana.
Milwaukee E79 East bursts over the St. Joe River on Steel Bridge as the fruit block assaults St. Paul Pass.