An unidentified F-unit rides the transfer table at the Milwaukee Road Shops in this photo taken from the 35th Street Viaduct in Milwaukee, WI in September of 1971.
perhaps the most interesting a... (more)
A Milwaukee transfer is captured westward on the KCT nearing Union Station and eventually winding it's way across the bottoms to the Kansas side and western connections.
Late in the afternoon on clear day in July 1973, Milw Rd U25B No. 5007 and SD40-2 No. 3035 sit outside the railroad's big brick shops in Tacoma.
The Milwaukee had a small facility at Council Bluffs with an assortment of power waiting for assignment when John dropped by.
Right behind the caboose of a Milwaukee Road westbound arriving at Avery comes a railroad speeder. The railroad had speeders follow its freights as a way to put out fires started by sparks from th... (more)
Built by EMD in December 1950, Milwaukee Road F7A No. 47A sits on the north end of an A-B-A set in front of the shops near sunset. The railroad used this set of power to help trains up steep Tacom... (more)
The crew of Milwaukee Road Little Joe E79 talks strategy as they switch cars for another freight before leading a second 262 out of Avery over St. Paul Pass and the Bitterroot Mountains. Avery Yar... (more)
Looking like the Morning Hiawatha, MILW E9 35C gets a wash job at its station stop at North La Crosse with Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha. No Super Dome of Skytop obs, but it did have a BN Dome coa... (more)
Milwaukee Road 261 westbound on the Twin Cities & Western main line at Augusta, Minn headed to Winthrop MN on its annual fall colors excursion.
At sunset, an eastbound Milwaukee Road “Sprint” piggyback train approaches Signal Bridge 19 at Sheffield Tower in Kansas City, Missouri, on December 8, 1985. This is on the Kansas City Terminal an... (more)
A westbound Milwaukee Road freight crosses the Soo Line diamonds rattling the windows of Duplainville tower on a snowless Wisconsin winter day in February 1984.
A June 1984 view from Illinois Highway 251 overpass sees an eastbound Milwaukee Road freight departing Davis Junction led by three EMD SD40-2s.
MILW 301 brings a freight up Lake Hill on the south side of Milwaukee, WI in March of 1971. Bob Ferge photo from my collection.
Detour! In May of 1986, the Soo Line detoured several trains over CNW's Adams Line due to flooding on their ex-MILW mainline between Milwaukee and the Twin Cities. Several freights and Amtrak's Em... (more)
Twelve years after the Milwaukee Road's Pacific Coast extension abandonment, skeletons of a pair of ABS block signals still stand between Lennup and Loweth MT.