Milwaukee Road Engineer John Schwab holds his Grandson Adam Farence on his lap on the Empire Builder while westbound through Wauwatosa,WI.,,,,I'm pacing the train along State St.to get the photo..... (more)
Milwaukee Road Fireman Warren Huck on the Empire Builder gets orders hooped up to him from Telegraph OPR. Rick Tessman at the Portage depot. Rick will go on to be a Trainmaster in Milwaukee for th... (more)
Amtrak meets SOO.......Adam Farence Photo.
Engineer John Schwab climbs aboard the westbound Empire Builder that he'll run from Milwaukee to Lacrosse,WI.. John hired out on the Milwaukee Road in 1937 as a Fireman and was promoted in 1951. J... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Empire Builder slows for the station stop at Portage,WI. while Fireman Warren Huck grabs the trainorders from Operator Ricky Tessman.
Conductor Dick Seivert confers with OPR. Tessman regarding their train orders before giving the highball to the headend.
The eastbound Maple Leaf glides along with F40 #244 in charge on a pleasant fall evening.
Early Amtrak action at Raleigh finds this patched Amtrak E8 during a crew change.
After electrification, F40PHs became scarce on the north end of the Northeast Corridor.