MILW 136 and a sister SD40-2 serve as helper units stationed at Kittitas, Wash. in August 1978. they help handle trains east over the Saddle Mountains to Beverly and west again. The westbound grad... (more)
Milwaukee Road train 201 headed up by former Bicentennial SD40-2 No. 156 heads into the curve at Sumner, WA as the fog lifts. GP9 no. 301 and its caboose are the Valley Owl local (patrol) that wor... (more)
Milwaukee Road E80 is viewed from the cab of MILW E81 at Tacoma Tide Flats Yard. The steeple cabs and boxcab in the background are stored awaiting scrapping after electric operations ceased in Mon... (more)
Milwaukee Extra 24 West tip toes across the Hall Creek trestle on the west slope of Snoqualmie Pass with a quartet of SD40-2s. Hints of electrification remain over the ballast deck bridge, and def... (more)
GE Steeple Cabs E81 and E82 from Milwaukee F7A 81A at Tacoma Tide Flats Yard in February 1975. The electric switchers built between 1916 and 1919 are awaiting the scrapper's torch, while the F uni... (more)
Milwaukee steeple cabs E80, E81 and E82 along with F7A 81A are parked at Tacoma's Tide flats Yard. The electrics were retired June 15, 1974 and are waiting to be scrapped. The F unit, freshly repa... (more)
MILW E81 along with E80 and E82 have reached the end of the line at Tacoma Tide flats Yard. These are three of the four Steeple Cab ES-2 class switchers Milwaukee owned. The E80 and E81 were built... (more)
MILW 502 works with their wreck crane putting derailed cars back on the track at Auburn, WA while UP's Valley Local from Kent heads south towards Sumner. This is MILW-UP joint trackage, and UP wou... (more)
The Milwaukee Road is ending its operations in the western United States. This is the 2nd to the last train, which is heading east with a collection of the remaining motive power and rolling stock... (more)
Milwaukee Train 905, the Bellingham Time Freight, crosses the former NP diamond at Woodinville on its way to Tacoma. Note unusual depot at left--an old coach.
Both of Tacoma Rail's SD40-2's lead the American Orient Express on a trip back to its Home Shop at Western Junction, seen here taking the curve here at Maytown,WA 11/8/04. The train had followed I... (more)
Marked as a late production model by the FB-2 trucks and the rounded headlight casing, this unit sits under a spiderweb on now-useless wires.
Newly painted and looking good. It seemed the west was the hideout of the GEs in those days.
Early version, small tank, standard dynamic brakes awaits its next call a the engine facility.
Milwaukee Road's Extra 23 East ascends the Cascades at Cedar Falls, Washington. Now, just a distant memory.