Montana Western's gas-electric doodlebug was on display at the Mid-Continental Railway Museum in August 1973. The nicely restored unit had been loaned to EMD for their 50th anniversary open house ... (more)
CB&Q Mikado no. 4960 was not operable, but on display at the Mid-Continental Railway Museum at North Freedom, WI. The locomotive would later end up in Arizona hauling tourists to the south rim of ... (more)
CNW 1385, an R-1 4-6-0, was nicely restored and in operating condition at the Mid-Continent Railway Museum back in August 1973.
Copper Range 29 waits out the night at the Mid Continent Railway Museum in North Freedom, Wisconsin.
Copper Range 29 sits on display in North Freedom.
MCRY S1 7 sits in front of the historic CNW depot at North Freedom.
MCRY S1 7 leads a excursion just outside of North Freedom.
A Mid-Continent triple header in the summer of '74 featured WCC 4-6-0 #1 up front and included the WOV #1 logger loco and CNW 1385 in the consist. Both WCC 1 and CNW 1385 are getting rebuilds, the... (more)
When I fired for Frank Bottoni Jr. on the Milwaukee Road's Lacrosse Division freight pool about once a winter we'd get into our 53 Chevy layover car and drive from Portage,WI. to North Freedom to ... (more)
Dressed up for the upcoming 4th of July holiday, MCRY 1256 sits in front of the historic CNW depot in North Freedom.
Former US Army 1256
Frank Bottoni Jr and I are on layover at Portage and we don't stand to get out till tomorrow. We take a Sunday drive down to North Freedom to check out the RR Museum. On a beautiful but cold winte... (more)
Mid-Continent's Baldwin RS4TCA1 1256 is decorated, along with the museum train, for the 4th of July weekend celebrations.