Since our freight trains no longer came from the west coast this probably was a train from Duluth,MN.or St.Paul going to Chicago. Since I've had the honor and privilege of running freight and pass... (more)
We've cutoff our train on the westward track crossed over both mains at 3rd street and with a carload of company material for the section boss we've shoved in on an old foundry track just southeas... (more)
Fiber optic cable laying train on Madison branch......photo shot looking back from Engineer's seat through rear cab window of MP15.......
The end is near for the CMStP&P RR.........
We're standing just east of the sand towers at the Milwaukee Road's Milwaukee diesel house, On four track are two new SD40-2's. On five track were a couple of GP40's and on six were some GP20's. T... (more)
The 743 works the shops back in the late 70's switching the wheel shop on the right and heading for the old coach shop towards the middle of the photo. The blue haze in the air is from the FM swit... (more)
A much improved version of a photo taken at Watertown,WI. while we were stopped taking water on one of the rear units. By this time most of these old covered wagons were water dogs so you had to g... (more)
We're parked in the Waukesha Industrial Park where not even the TM could find us. Conductor Jim Bottoni has just finished feeding us a meal of venison steaks and Italian spaghetti cooked on the st... (more)
After a little work in the yard, this mainline local heads across BN's main and toward the Mississippi bridge and Iowa beyond.
Back in the day, Salina - which was served by UP, MP, OKKT and ATSF - sometimes seemed like a mini-North Platte. Power from NW, SCL, CS, BN, Milw and other roads was also frequently present at UP... (more)
One of a parade of evening rush hour commuter trains.