Every once in awhile a wild ass extra would run from the CTH&SE Division out of Indiana of all coal for the University of Wisconsin......this was when common sense still prevailed before the commi... (more)
Westbound train 213 thr"FORD FAST" lives up to it's name as it pounds across the Harwood Ave. crossing in Wauwatosa,WI.. With the four big horses the Engineer will make short work of his... (more)
We've put our 100 car train(mostly empty 40ft empty box cars) in the clear on the westward siding east of town......reason being we have to do all the switching between Columbus and Fall River on ... (more)
Ex M&StL GEEP...you could always tell when they were coming as they had Nathan P3 type whistles...sounded like the SP.
.CNW train from Duluth/Superior with DWP hoppers on the head end.....Twin Ports/Chicago train...I forget the number...
Milwaukee Road Engine 101C sits all alone except for my 62 Chevy on the left side of it another GM product. The old ex-passenger horse is west of the turntable on the engine track this day. Many a... (more)
Milwaukee Road Engineer Russ Langer appears to have a good wheel on em as he is about to cross Hy P four miles east of Portage. Russ and I were both on 255 and 254 for almost two years one crew w... (more)
A young Brakeman Poppe makes sure the switches are all lined into the yard as 254 from the Twin Cities and LaCrosse crosses over from the eastward main track into the yard. John will re-board the ... (more)
Richard(PEPSI) Pierce Engineer on train 262"THE THUNDERHAWK"holds a can of his favorite soft drink up as a salute as he prepares to heads east for Milwaukee on what appears to be a very ... (more)
Another unit coal train from Montana comes through the Lewiston marsh destined for the Columbia power plant just east of Portage,WI.....
Amtrak's North coast Hiawatha climbs out of the Lewiston marsh a couple miles east of Wisconsin Dells in a minute the train will be along the Wisconsin river and Sugar Bowl rock. The caboose mail ... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder approaching Harwood Ave eastbound with Milwaukee Road Engineer John Schwab and Fireman Bob Kimball on the head end.
Milwaukee Road Seattle/Chicago train 264 is stopped on the eastbound main to change crews while 254's power is on the engine track at Portage,WI........