Fresh out of the paint shop and on its way back to LINES WEST.
Thrall Co built this caboose for the CMStP&P in 1956. Photo shows caboose on train #246 at Portage Yd. on two track. I understand caboose is now on static display at Sturtevant,WI..
Three geeps back from Lines West, are ready to go to Madison,WI. on the M&P. The 279 worked the gap between Othello,WA. and Avery,ID. and the other two were Rocky Mountain Division units based out... (more)
A couple of GP-9s are hauling a MILW freight with an SD-40-2 assisting on ther rear. The train is on the East leg of the wye at Westminster.
The 299 was a Lines West loco until the second generation diesels started showing up on the property. Here its one of the many Patrol locos working out of Portage at the time of this photo.
Stenciled Tacoma Pool the 2198 was a little out of its territory sitting in the yard at Portage.
The Wauwatosa Patrol was in the clear on the old westbound siding. Looks like the Patrol was working Milwaukee to Oconomowoc and return at this time.
An otherwise fruitless day, because the railroad was down to a couple of "dead freights" daily, found this local with someplace he needed to be, charging by the station under long unused wires. H... (more)
An ancient Milwaukee Road reefer sits alone in the yard at Butte.
Trying for the Good Housekeeping seal of approval (broom)?