It ain't the Hiawatha but I'll take it. Back in 1978 I held down the right hand seat box(that's old time RR'er talk for holding the Engineer's position)on Amtrak's Empire Builder for six months. A... (more)
I'm firing for Milwaukee Road Engineer Howie Roberts on Amtrak's eastbound North Coast Hiawatha on a dreary/ rainy/ misty/ soggy day....definitely Mosquito breading weather in Wisconsin and we gre... (more)
It's official....the Soo Line RR has purchased the once proud and large(10,500miles)Milwaukee Road....although when the SOO got us we were down to around a few thousand miles. The photo above show... (more)
One year into the purchase by the SOO. That Abbot/Danz paint job still looks good even though the new colors of red/white seem to dominate more and more every day. At this time I've been on the pr... (more)
Five brand new Amtrak SDP40F's 532-537 await pickup by the IHB Local at the EMD plant in LaGrange,IL......
While the 427 local switches with FURX units the GALGAL waits its turn to head to Galesburg.