After a little work in the yard, this mainline local heads across BN's main and toward the Mississippi bridge and Iowa beyond.
The late setting sun reflects on a Waukesha rock train westbound passing our East Patrol in the siding at East Rio. It's two years after LINES WEST is gone and three years from the SOO LINE buying... (more)
Milw train 246 used to call at the Rapids right around sunset on the longest summer days. Here the head brakeman is about to bail off and make the cut and the Milw 365, 353 and Soo 4412 will leave... (more)
We're"switchen the pit" on Hy 164 on the north side of Waukesha,WI.. While the loaders are loading I run across the road to get a quick shot.
I'm standing atop a tank car looking northeast as this is a busy time for the Milwaukee Road at the Prairie Division Crossing Yard. The rock train is doubling to the main while we wait on one trac... (more)
We're stopped on the westward track on the north shore of Pewaukee Lake jus short of the main crossing. We're eastbound and must have been holding for another movement or had a problem as this wou... (more)
The Valley power gives a jump to the power for the River shorts. The Milwaukee was a railroad that tried to cut corners wherever it could. A lot of the units were running around with bad batteries... (more)
A Milwaukee GP38-2 takes a break in the roundhouse. Unit was later Soo 4515. Kodak ISO 200 print, Leica M-3, Summicron 50mm f2.