MILW 183 shows of its fresh paint as it crosses the Menomonee River near Valley Park in Milwaukee, WI in February of 1984.
It appears we're stopped just east of the Calhoun Rd crossing on an eastbound train. This was a tough spot to get a train started with the curvature and the 1% grade on the eastward track between ... (more)
We're deadheading on the second unit of the Ford Train. We're stopped at the Grand Avenue Interlocking on the westward track to let Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha pass. The crews of both trains exc... (more)
The many paint schemes on various equipment on the Milwaukee Road back in the 70's.
We're stopped at Columbus,WI. running very late on train 263 the Chicago/Tacoma hotshot. Engineer Frank Bottoni stands off to the side while I get a shot of our train.
Milwaukee Road’s hot westbound “Ford Fast” approaches Duplainville, Wisconsin, in March 1984.
Deadheading in the second unit of the Ford Fast we wait for the North Coast Hiawatha. The camera shows the rear of the lead unit and the reflections of Amtrak in the mirror and the unit number we'... (more)
Milwaukee Road 183 west, the 226 train, has two spotless SD40-2's for power, trailed by a filthy Milwaukee Road FP7 96C still in yellow passenger service colors. The 96C might look filthy, but its... (more)