Every once in awhile a wild ass extra would run from the CTH&SE Division out of Indiana of all coal for the University of Wisconsin......this was when common sense still prevailed before the commi... (more)
Engineer Bobby Rude and Brakeman T C Lynch are on the headend of train 266 as it departs Portage for Milwaukee........
The M&P Patrol hit a sink hole alongside where the new power plant was being built. Engineer Bob Wagner was at the throttle.
Eastbound train 266 at Hy P four miles east of Portage,WI.in the Town of Pacific. Back in the early 70's trains 265&266 were the third trans-con trains after the BN merger allowing the Milwaukee R... (more)
Eastbound train 266 rounds the curve at Hy P four miles east of Portage,WI.in the Town of Pacific. Back in the early 70's trains 265&266 were the third trans-con trains after the BN merger allowin... (more)
We're ready to leave Columbia with a set of coal empties destined for Colstrip,MT.. I believe this train ran all the way on the Milwaukee to Montana. We've probably got 120 empties and a caboose. ... (more)
Before we started pulling the last train off the west end of the "Old Line" between Pardeeville and Portage,WI. I had to get just one more shot. Not long after this shot was made the tra... (more)
We're on our way out the "Old Line" from Portage Jct with lite power to get the last train. I had to stop east of the distant semaphore signal to get a shot. After we remove the stored c... (more)
A unit coal train arrives from the west to be unloaded here at the Columbia Generating Plant.