When I got transferred to the QCA by the CP back in 1990 we used to run 120 car grain trains to Albany,IL. to be trans-loaded to barges at Bunge's trans-loading facility.We used to use this very s... (more)
KJRY's great looking covered wagons east of Canton,IL.on the Santa Train.
On a snowy day 42 years ago we've come down the 1%+stopping at Watertown,WI. to make a set out and pick up. This train was one of our worst in the winter as there were usually a lot of air leaks o... (more)
Milwaukee 2012 waits as Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha with an ex-Milwaukee Super Dome between the power and the baggage car approaches on the eastward track at Portage Junction.
We're on the Extra 2002 East on the eastward track between Doylestown and Fall River meeting the Extra CN 5041 West on the westward track. Meets like this were common place back in the Milwaukee R... (more)
Stopped at Davenport as the Willy Porter band performs on the fold down stage.......The local media has reported that the train has received 20,000lbs of food donations locally and over $6,500 in ... (more)
Another damp dreary Sunday at West Milwaukee Shops Round House One........It had to be a Sunday as that was always my day to snoop around and see what was what in the shops. In the 60's the shops ... (more)
On a gloomy winters day I'm over at House One next to the Caller's office and behind Station "0"to check out what's there before I climb aboard a westbound freight train for Portage. The... (more)
Milwaukee 611 was ready for the afternoon Miller job and the 671 was the afternoon Falk Job. The 671 was built November 1940. I remember it being assigned to Tacoma till the early 70's when it was... (more)