New Milwaukee Road 171 with EMD test car ET 800 at Savanna Engine Terminal. GM F9A 462 is on far end.
We're stopped on the eastward main track with the westbound FORD train. We crossed over at Watertown to run against the grain(currant of traffic)between Watertown and Columbus. The Ford Train ran ... (more)
We've run from Milwaukee to Watertown on the westward track then crossed over at Watertown with a train order that gave us right over opposing trains on the eastward track to Columbus where we are... (more)
MILW 171 starts its' assault on Lake Hill on Milwaukee's south side in March of 1985. The location was known as barking dog 2 for a dog that would always be barking if you were nearby.
Milwaukee Road was plagued almost every spring with flooding not only the Mississippi river but on the Lacrosse Division in the Reeseville marsh. We're on an eastbound train shoving through the m... (more)
The Ford Fast Con and our Conductor Joe Bruckner highball each other after Joe had inspected the Ford train passing the west switch of the siding at Brookfield,WI.. Soon we'll follow and chase the... (more)
The Ford Fast on the westbound track passes our little way freight tucked away in the westbound siding at Brookfield,WI..
We're stopped on the eastward track next to the canning factory at Columbus,WI. waiting for the passage of the westbound Empire Builder.