The CP is over at NRE while the BICB readies to depart Silvis Yard.
381 departs Galesburg for Quincy.
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha is being detoured from Watertown to Madison then to Portage on the branch lines due to flooding in the Reeseville Marsh where the mainline is under water. The engine ... (more)
After meeting the regular train on the way back from Big Bay our M&HM special gets ready to depart again for Marquette engine backward. I know it's 55 years ago but anybody recognize anyone?
After meeting the regular train on the way back from Big Bay our M&HM special gets ready to depart again for Marquette engine backward.
A CB&Q Carman walks the west side of the steam special at Savanna,IL. on our way from Chicago to Dubuque. The Silver Dome car 4714 was the first dome car built in the USA from a standard 52 seat c... (more)
Since my Dad had handed me his Milwaukee Road Veterans pass at age 12 and said"you might as well carry it cause I'll never use it" I would travel by myself to exotic places like Savanna,KC,Omaha,D... (more)
As a young child I used to visit the PR departments of the RR's on the 8th floor of Chicago Union Station. On one of my many visits I was givin a care package from the PRR which included this publ... (more)
1991 locomotive 1918 bridge....
IAIS shut down -33 below zero temp wind chill -64 below...westbounds tied down at Silvis,IL........shades of a Wisconsin winter on the old Milwaukee Road back in the 1970's.......except the Milwau... (more)