Milwaukee Road Engineer Frank Bottoni Jr. is about to pull the throttle on 9000 hp of power on the Thunderhawk on it's trip from Tacoma,WA. to Chicago,IL......Frank is the 14th Engineer to run thi... (more)
An employee from Reinders Brothers at Elm Grove watches as the second section of the Royal American shows train crosses over from the eastward main to the westward main from section 6(West Allis L... (more)
Stopped at E.Rio making a PU on train 255 with slug set from LINES WEST.
We're stopped at Watertown west of the depot and interlocking on train 254 the St.Paul/Milwaukee Patrol/Way Frt.......we have a slug set 5604/SE1/5602 today........sucks....as we can't get over 35... (more)
An 8HR late train 98 (ROARING 90's) departs Portage already at 60mph about to cross WI.HY P Town of Pacific. The early morning sun was unusual as this train usually departed Portage about Midnight... (more)
Two of the MILW coal haulers the 202 and a U30C are in consist of a Montana coal train as it approaches Portage headed for the Columbia Generating Station.
Milwaukee Road train 255 is stopped at E.RIO after making a pick-up.....after the photo we'll be on our way to Portage.....photo taken just after sunrise.
Milwaukee Road 760 the first FM on the Milwaukee Road and I believe the first FM loco ever built was our rear unit in consist on this dreary day.....the R&SW Brakeman holding on to it was the top ... (more)
Milwaukee Road's unit coal train service to the Columbia Generating station comprised a number of unit trains that came from the BN in Montana. BN5667 drops downgrade into Portage and will turn of... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder crossing Harwood Ave. in Wauwatos,WI on it's westward trip to the west coast over the old Milwaukee Road and ex-GN now BN........George Rodenbeck and Bob Kimball were the e... (more)
Milwaukee Road train 65 crossing the Menominee River and passing what was at the time the NEW Tosa depot.....that's right....after tearing down the beautiful depot built in the 50's the Milwaukee ... (more)
Engineer Bobby Rude and Brakeman T C Lynch are on the headend of train 266 as it departs Portage for Milwaukee........
The Ford train westbound at Elm Grove,WI..