CHIONE set Bingen/Farence Collection.....Back in the 60's I was firing for Dell Westby on the Waukesha Job......We had a right over opposing trains from Brookfield to Grand Avenue with the Tosa jo... (more)
CHIONE set Bingen/Farence Collection.....I had to really think about this one.....If I remember correctly the NP line to Duluth was called the Scally.......I remember the Milwaukee guys in the Twi... (more)
A grab shot in Green Bay captured a vintage FM H-16-66 handling switching chores as it was about to cross a street at the south end of the yard at North Green Bay. The vintage Loewy designed unit ... (more)
CNW 1674 prepares to enter N. Fond du Lac yard in February of 1974. Fran Weiner image from my collection.
A FM H -16-66 rests at the head of a consist at proviso yard in the early morning
MILW 548, one of only six H166-66 FMs acquired by the railroad catches some glint at St. Paul, MN. It seemed there was always one or two of these hanging around Pigs Eye for switching and transfer... (more)
CMO 150 (CNW) rests in the CNW yard in Butler, WI in June of 1972. This engine is from the first body style of the Baby Trainmasters. Bob Ferge photo from my collection.
CNW "Baby" Trainmaster 1906 switches Powers, MI in August of 1974. The old depot is in the background while the new replacement is being built to the left of the 1906. Bob Ferge Kodachro... (more)
Milwaukee Road owned six of these FM "Baby or Junior Trainmasters", and I've spotted two at St. Paul over the years. The 550 is photographed in Pigs Eye yard handling some switching. I h... (more)
Replaced by ex-N&W ALCO's the ore hauling FM's from Escanaba,MI. sit in a dead line in the Green Bay Yard.
These big old FM's rode like a loaded cement mixer derailed quite often but boy could you switch cars with em! They had a two piece throttle and a cab that if you were claustrophobic you would not... (more)