Mike Keim Photo
Three year old FP45s nos. 3 and 1 pair up in their second color scheme and new assignment: freight service. Purchased for Hiawatha passenger service the units were delivered in UP yellow, but were... (more)
We're stopped on the hill westbound between Watertown and the westward absolute signal for Voltz on a Wyoming coal train. On the eastbound the extra 3 east drops down the hill heading into Waterto... (more)
The three spot on the Ford train in the siding at Voltz. It was always a thrill to leave the main with one of these FP's as the "rock & roll" at low speeds was quite violent. They would ... (more)
The Fast Ford lives up to its name between Portage and Lewiston westbound along Hy 16 at Deadman's crossing.
In a slide from my collection FP45 3 leads a GP40, a rebuild GP9, and a couple F's westbound. No photographer listed.
Tom Golden photo.
I did not know the Milwaukee Road had any of these beasts until I saw this one at the C&NW yard.