Photog R E Luckenbill..... from my collection.......100mph thru Tomah....timetable speed limit.....could be more getting a run at the hill that leads to Tunnel City.......The year is 1935.
The City of Portland/Denver at Bensenville on its way west with lead unit FP45 No.2 on December 03, 1970. Passenger service will be short-lived for the Milwaukee Road's five FP45's as they will b... (more)
The new Hiawatha at Canal Street....Mike Keim Photo. Correction...4-4-2
RP photo 630954 tells a tale of RRing on the old Milwaukee Road but it does not show the rest of the story. Milwaukee Road Head Brakeman Fred Yerke working with me on 254 that day always liked how... (more)
We've backed in the clear on the eastward siding at Brookfield,WI.for Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder. After the Builder goes by we'll line ourselves out and proceed east for Milwaukee. We've on... (more)
We're stopped between Fall River and Columbus on an eastbound Tacoma/Chicago 264. I don't remember what the problem was but the track between MP 160 and MP 131 on the eastbound was getting pretty ... (more)
We're on the "2spot" one of the ex-MILW passenger FP45's that were delivered in 1969 and were placed in freight service when Amtrak started in 1971. We've made our pick-up at the Cut-off... (more)
Power for C&M train 82 heads down the middle with a wagon a GP30 another covered wagon a GP35 and two FP45's. They'll go to 5-Rings pick up the train crew and go down to Burnham Bridge to pick up ... (more)
We're stopped at Fall River,WI. to do the way work with the biggest way freight engine I ever worked with.
We're stopped at Watertown,Wi. on train 254 the ST.Paul/Milwaukee way frt to set out and pick up cars from the Madison branch line. Train 254 was originally train 96"the River Shorts" and extended... (more)
East bound Milwaukee Road freight approaching Mason City, IA.
Motive power from daily Milwaukee train to Louisville over the former Monon.