In the spring of 86 a Soo Line train is crossing the large bridge at Foster Iowa on its way to Kansas City. Soo power was already finding its way on most trains on this line. My dad and I spent ... (more)
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific 4-6-2 F3 Class No 196 was built by the Milwaukee Road in their shops in 1920. She had 79" drivers, 23.5 x 28 inch cylinders, operated at 200psi boiler pressu... (more)
Bridge is over the Indiana Harbor Belt main
Burlington's Denver Zephyr surprised me while I was waiting for the mail train in the background (shown in image 354169). It came out of nowhere and was by me in a flash. It had to be hitting at l... (more)
After the Rock shut down, Milwaukee Road handled the traffic on the west end out of Davenport, the patrol seen passing the junction with the BCR&N at West Liberty eastbound. The station was event... (more)
An old warhorse, Milwaukee Road L-3a 2-8-2 302 heads a transfer from Bensenville southbound on the Indiana Harbor Belt going under the ICRR at the interchange just west of Broadview.
A Monday morning finds GP7 243 and SW7 9259 pulling cuts of cars at the east end of Burlington's big freight yard.
Here comes the next archive picture from Timken. The text on the photo says the following: “One of the eight Timken Olympian trains on the Milwaukee Road arriving in Chicago after a 70 hour run fr... (more)
A Milwaukee Road train, likely the eastbound Midwest Hiawatha bound for Chicago, boards passengers before departing in Sioux City. See comments for more information.
CB&Q switch engine in Dubuque in the 1960s.
I found a Motel between Cicero and Naperville across from the tracks. I took many shots but, only three were worth showing.
With less than a year left for operations on the Green Island-Omaha line, westbound #107 passes the depot at Oxford Junction, Iowa.
With classification lights illuminated, a Hostler moves MILW Bicentennial unit #156 at the Savanna roundhouse into perfect glint shot position.