A pair of classics lead 2-286 out of Milwaukee as they thunder up Lake Hill.
Built by GM EMD in 1954 as MILW 2394 the 244 holds a special place in my early RR career. We were on train 83 a Chicago to St.Paul hotshot back in the mid 60's. I was firing for Engineer Harold Sa... (more)
Brand new Soo Line EMD SD60M leads train No. 950 south out of Milwaukee at Waterford Avenue in Greenfield, Wisconsin, on February 10, 1990.
Adam Farence Photo
It's another Sunday and the shops are quiet. I'm probably called for #65 or #213 but I'm early so I can take my own little shop tour. I've walked from the Caller's office to Station Zero where the... (more)
Milwaukee Road sleeper Raymond languishing near the coach shop in West Milwaukee Shops waiting disposition as is stenciled in white small print on both ends of the car. When I got called for a wes... (more)
Amtrak Hiawatha train 332 arriving into the Milwaukee Airport station. Destination, Chicago...
CNW 7001 leads an eastbound freight past Mitchell Yard in Milwaukee, WI in February of 1987. Today, the yards sits mostly empty due to a lack of business in the area.
Soo Line 6240 leads an interesting mix of locomotives down Lake Hill in Milwaukee, WI in March of 1987. The train is probably a Lake States train heading for home rails. The siding the northbound ... (more)
Ex-MILW 200A Blt 1956 then 30A now AMTK 405....looking new in 72!
The Soo Line only had 5 widecab SD60M's and the last one, 6062, leads a train out of Milwaukee, WI in January of 1991. The billboard on the left is for radio station WOKY, a longtime station that ... (more)
Both Icons of the RR industry at the time Milwaukee Road E9 32A and GM&O E7 103 stand side by side at sunset in the Milwaukee Depot after an engine change in the new age of Amtrak.
If anyone would have told me back in the 60's when I hired out on the CMStP&P RR that I would have run a GM&O E7 Ida said "get outta here". But....here it sits one of many that would gra... (more)