Engineer James Gordon Riley gives afriendly wave coming into Watertown,Wi. on an eastbound freight.
We're stopped at Watertown,Wi. on the eastbound main. The photo shows a water hose attached to the third unit while the head brakeman Mike Schalk with the red knit hat looks on and his Engineer ge... (more)
The Wisconsin Valley freight or"TheValley" is stopped at Pipersville road on the east side of Watertown,WI. waiting for trafficmoving against the currant west of town.
We're in the clear on the westward siding stopped just short of Provimi Rd. An eastbound Sprint train blows by on the eastward track with just a handful of pigs on board.
We're in the clear on the westward siding stopped just short of Provimi Rd to let the North Coast Hiawatha pass at Voltz. Amtrak #9 has two F40PH's and an ex-E unit used as a steam heater car as t... (more)
We're stopped at Watertown,WI. to take water on two of the three units on the Ford Fast. We've left our train east of Pipersville Rd otherwise we'd had all eight or nine crossings blocked in town.... (more)
We're about ready to take the "Big Hook" back to Milwaukee with the hospital train cabled and chained in tow. It always was a challenge handling these trains as everything was jury-rigged together... (more)
It always was good to get out of the freight pool once in a while so when a work train came to be and if I had enough seni I'd mark the job. Here we're in the clear on the new track at Watertown,W... (more)
We're on the westbound Ford Fast stopped at Pipersville Rd just east of Watertown,WI. Around the next curve will be a sucession of grade crossings with our only whistle ordinance on the east end.
We're at Aunt Nellies at dawn as they need an early switch. The 61A was an old passenger engine demoted to freight service. The unit had a 24 brake valve that sounded like flushing a toilet when y... (more)
Verne Brummel (photographer) / Dave Cramer (photo editing). Visit our websites at - www.trainsite.8m.com/rrslides.html ---and--- Railroad: Milwaukee RoadLocomotive: Alco RSD-5Location: Watertown, Wisconsin, USALocomotive #: MILW 575Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April, 1976
Back when the C&NW had a line from FonduLac to Janesville via Clyman Jct a southbound crosses the Milwaukee Road mainline at Watertown.
SOO 4409 Heading west out of Watertown WI
497 has nice clean power for a leader today.