Engineer Eddy Kiel gives the independent brake that light touch with his right hand while he clutches his cigar butt with his left while switching at Cooney.
We're tucked in the clear on the westward siding at Oconomowoc,WI. probably waiting for Amtrak or one of Milwaukee's hotshots. I see one of the Brakemen has messed with the number boards again so... (more)
We're standing just east of the Milwaukee Diesel House in the south lot near the Cutoff looking west toward the West Milwaukee Shops. Various locomotives are visible on the lot tracks and in front... (more)
Milwaukee Road Superior Division train 69 Milwaukee/Green Bay manifest northbound up the grade past what used to be the TMER&L Cold Springs Shops and Miller Brewery and Harley-Davidson. The train ... (more)
I'm Firing for Eddy Kiel on the Tosa job. We're switching at Oconomowoc,WI.. While Eddy has the con I get a few shots of the cab interior.
Sitting in the Milwaukee Road's engine facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is GP9 312. Built in May 1959, this engine would later become Iowa Railroad Company 312, eventually being scrapped in the ... (more)