MILW 192 is about to cross Waterford Avenue in Milwaukee, WI as it begins its' assault of Lake Hill in July of 1984. The grade here was deceptively steep, as freights would typically be on their k... (more)
MILW (Soo Line) 2024 enters the connection track at Duplainville, WI in April of 1987.
Eastbound headed for Bensenville.
Eastbound piggyback train nears its destination at Bensenville Yard.
A rebuilt GP20 (originally GP9 #2399) leads an eastbound Hiawatha, IN to Louisville, KY trackage rights train down the former Monon (now L&N) street running in New Albany, IN. These rails, while s... (more)
Milwaukee Road Baldwin S-12 switcher no. 925 is parked at Pigs Eye, St. Paul on a dreary March day in 1973. Not sure when this unit was retired, but sister units disappeared about 1976.
Milwaukee Road GP35 idles at Bensenville Yard in September 1972. Removed from transcontinental duties, it has lost its dynamic braking as did most if not all GP40s delivered with them. This unit w... (more)
MILW 152 climbs Lake Hill on Milwaukee's south side in April of 1985. The grade here is deceptive as freights would often be on their knees at the crest. The Milwaukee Road has less than a year le... (more)
Milwaukee Road 3030 West approaches the big tunnel under the Bitterroot Mountains. The railroad later renumbered the lead EMD to 160. Apparently this freight was light enough to forego a lead Litt... (more)
Set out at North end of the Dubuque yard.
MILW F7A no. 49-C and a B unit get a bit of attention as an employee readies them for their next assignment out of La Crosse. Note the blue MILW company ice reefer.
The long run down 2nd St thru town is about over.
Mason City to Calmer turn having just toped the grade a nice set of MILW SD10s all matching paint looked great.
Milwaukee Road 3030 West passes the big substation at East Portal as it heads toward the long bore that tunnels under the Bitterroots. No. 3030 was later renumbered to 160.
Little Joe E70 is lead helper for Milwaukee Road westbound hot-shot 171 West at Stetson, ID. The road freight that originated in Chicago will soon arrive in Avery, where it will change crews. Also... (more)