A companion photo to #599688. This partial view of the huge Milwaukee Road complex in Milwaukee, WI. looks southwest towards the hump yard. Most of the facility is unused at this point in March of... (more)
The Milwaukee Road shops in Milwaukee, WI were an enormous facility at one time. Much of the facility was unused when this photo was taken in March of 1985. Unfortunately, nothing remain today.
SOO 6000 waits in the siding in Milwaukee, WI for an Amtrak Hiawatha to pass in December of 1994. The Amtrak Metroliner was once PRR 822.
It's a race! Not really, but both trains are moving. We are west of Kansas City in March of 1995, and we heard 2 sets of horns blowing for a crossing west of us. Fortunately, the faster train led ... (more)
The crew on GBW 313 prepares to dump some ballast in Independence, WI in May of 1992.
BN 5598 leads a coal train along Hwy 2 near Ashby, NE in May of 1991. I always liked these GE's on coal trains.
UP 6111 leads a CNW ore train thru Lehigh, WI in November of 1990. The train is on WC (ex-SOO) track heading towards Escanaba, MI. Once dormant, the track has since been brought back to life by th... (more)
Double tracking the hill! WC 586 (a rare ex-MILW SDL39) is cresting Byron Hill in Byron, WI in November of 1999. Business is good enough that the WC is double tracking the hill. The grade is compl... (more)
CNW 4158 switches Eden, WI on CNW's Airline in July of 1985. CN currently operates this line to Eden, but it is torn up south of here.
GATX 7372 brings a train into Binghamton, NY in June of 1993.
Soo Line 4231 is switching Jones Island in Milwaukee in July of 1993. The train is backing out onto the dock as a Saltie loads cargo at a different terminal.
Detour! Amtrak #8 has detoured over CNW's Adam Line due to flooding and is heading past the North Milwaukee tower in March of 1986. The train is now back on home rails but still has a few miles to... (more)
WICT 106 blasts (OK, crawls) up Juda Hill in Wisconsin with a NRHS excursion in October of 1989. Tickets for the all day ride were $35!
CP 9578 blasts thru Franksville, WI on CP's C&M Sub (ex-MILW) during a snowstorm on 12/11/2016.
Amtrak Hiawatha #336 blasts thru Franksville, WI on CP's C&M Sub (ex-MILW) during a snowstorm on 12/11/2016.