MILW 131 (and Bi-centenniel 156) hold the main at the east end of Beverly, WA siding. Soon westbound train 201 will take the siding and 131 will continue east to a crew change at Othello, WA. Note... (more)
Extra 131 east rolls by a westbound extra at Beverly, WA on August 27, 1978. About a year and a half before Milwaukee's transcontinental demise, the railroad was fairly busy with about 6 trains a ... (more)
A westbound Soo Line coal train passes Grand Crossing tower at La Crosse, Wisconsin, on the afternoon of September 20, 1987. Powering the empties is Milwaukee Road EMD SD40-2 No. 131 along with tw... (more)
One of the units from the head-on collision at Pandora,WA.. Thanks everyone for all comments and info about this terrible event that took the lives of two railroaders and injured others.
We're ready to go on a coal train at BN's Dayton Bluff Yard across from Milwaukee's Pigs Eye Yard. We'll take the train from St.Paul,MN. to Columbia just east of Portage,WI. in just about 12 hrs. ... (more)
We're at Oakland on an eastbound coal train waiting our turn to head to Portage,WI.. This is the east end of the Pigs Eye Hump Yard at St.Paul,MN.. The hump power can be seen on the hump to the le... (more)
Coal train power and caboose(caboose hop) back out to Columbia Power Plant as they approach the Portage Interlocking.
Milw 131 leads Soo 756 and 120 cars as they approach River Junction. The former Milwaukee East-West main swings east here into Wisconsin while a branch line works South along the Mississippi River... (more)
Milw 131, BN 6741,6748 head coal empties west near Winona.