A northbound passenger train on CNW's Airline hammers the crossing at Wiscona on Milwaukee's north side in April of 1966. Photographer Bob Ferge has climbed the signal to record the event while n... (more)
Milwaukee Road's northbound Train 3, "The Afternoon Hiawatha" is just about to come off the Mississippi River Bridge at Hastings, MN, about 18 miles southeast of St. Paul and almost 400 ... (more)
A CNW E8 crosses Scott Street in Fond Du Lac, WI with what is probably train #153. Bob Ferge Kodachrome from my collection.
CNW 4071C has just crossed the KK River and is approaching Tower BA with a passenger train for Chicago in January of 1970. This area of Milwaukee is known as Bay View and was extremely busy at one... (more)
Just before Amtrak and the end of passenger service on the CNW, F7 4072A brings a Chicago-Milwaukee train past the Milwaukee Solvay Coke plant in Milwaukee, WI in April of 1971. Bob Ferge photo fr... (more)
The last day..... Companion photo to 640628. CNW 5028A leads the Peninsula 400 out of CNW's Lakefront Depot on May 15th, 1966. CNW operations would move to the nearby Milwaukee Road depot the nex... (more)
Cedar Rapids has the markers on the Morning Hiawatha as it stops at the Dells, the bulk of the train sitting on the impressive steel bridge over the Wisconsin River. Summer 1967
This publicity photo of The 400 was taken for the C&NW Public Relations Dept. most likely around September 1939 when the streamlined train was first inaugurated. I was able to make a copy photo of... (more)
The Afternoon Hiawatha. A Roger Puta Photograph
The time on the clock tower appears to be about 9:30 as we see daily activity at the CNW Lakefront terminal in Milwaukee. There would be a NRHS Convention special running out to Clyman later this ... (more)
April 30th, 1971 marked the end of most private intercity rail service in the US. Although I was struggling to finish at Circle campus and was scheduled to work that evening I spent most of the d... (more)
The "Sunday Afternoon" passenger train is crossing the Menominee River southbound late in the afternoon.