Sometimes when you think you're hot you're not.......I'm sitting in the Engineer's seat of the Ford Fast on the westward mainline of the Milwaukee Road's LaCrosse Division. The Watertown Operator ... (more)
Amtrak#9 departs Portage on it's way to the Twin Cities. Amtrak in it's infinite wisdom has moved the train from days to nights......this photo was taken around midnight.
Cleaning the switch on the south end of Columbia.
FM's 780 740 707 760 and upper corner of the photo is 629.....the 780 and 760 were used around Milwaukee quite a bit on the beer train and northside transfers....the 740 and 707 were R&SW engines ... (more)
It appears that LeRoy has the crossovers lined(how he did it is beyond me) as Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha approaches on the eastward main. It appears the other person with LeRoy is Jerry Cherney... (more)
There's snow everywhere....we're stopped on the Ford Train westbound at the crossover switches just east of MP 105 at Pewaukee to get Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha around us. Brookfield section bo... (more)
The Freightmaster train dynamics analyzer was housed in a panel truck(type unknown)for the re-training of Engineers on the Milwaukee Road back in 1982.Under the guidance and direction of Mr. Craig... (more)
A Bensenville bound freight crosses the "temporary" bridge across US Highway 14.
Purchase of this locomotive was funded by the North West Suburban Mass Transit District to pull commuter trains on the Milwaukee Road's North Line.
Engine crew approaches their locomotive.
The Milwaukee Road and Kansas City Southern operated a joint agency in Kansas City
Milwaukee County Stadium and friends at the Milwaukee Road Shops.