The face of a Milwaukee Road work horse with a fresh coat of paint.
We're stopped about one mile east of Wyocena,WI. on the eastward track of Milwaukee Road's double tracked Twin Cities/Chicago mainline. In the distance running against the currant of traffic on th... (more)
Four SOO MP15s including three bandits look rather out of place among more usual power in the south yard in Joliet.
MILW SDL39 no. 581 and a flanger begin their trip out of Eau Claire in farily heavy snow conditions. the flanger will help clear the branchline as the train makes its overnight turn to Winona, MN.... (more)
A Southern train with a GP30 leading waits for its turn to cross the bridge as a north bound Milwaukee Road train with caboose 992118 bring up the rear, at New Albany, IN. 9-22-1984
We're stopped at Columbus,WI. for what must have been a pretty hot car.
Four Soo Line switchers sit at CN Joliet yard waiting for transfer.
Three SOO Bandit MP15s sit in Joliet yard waiting to be transported to a new owner. The lead unit has Milwaukee Road clearly visible on the side!
Milwaukee SD40-2s 176 and 194 look bright and fresh as they slam a freight over the diamonds at CNW's Deval tower at Des Plaines, Illinois. The train is playing tag with threatening weather as it ... (more)
Not unlike a number of steam hoggers Engineer Robert"Bobby"Rude was small in stature but a big man as a Locomotive Engineer. He hired out on the Milwaukee in the late 30's just prior to ... (more)
We're on a set of lite power between Portage and Pardeeville,WI. on what will be the last train on this part of the "Old Line." There is a set of stored coal hoppers out here and it will... (more)
Just a few years ago this ex-passenger unit was pulling the Hiawatha's,Fast Mails and Limited's. Now relegated to freight service it slugs it out with the rest of Milwaukee's fleet of wagons. Here... (more)
The 1007 looks on as the MoW forces are scrambling to find a way to get their front end loader back up after crashing through the turntable at Portage,WI..