Last weekend I attended a fascinating walking tour of Madison’s west rail corridor (from the Madison Trust for Historic Preservation) that ended with a visit to the former Milwaukee Road depot.View more →
Every time I cross these tracks while biking the Capital City State Trail, I’m compelled to stop and take a photo. Every single time.
Last week I came across this antique from my favorite railroad, The Chicago & North Western Railway, and just had to buy it. Looking at the lamp, I wonder about all of the people who carried and used it while working for the C&NW. Where along the tracks of the railroad did this lamp light their way?View more →
I spent some time photographing the former Chicago & North Western Railway bridge on the Great River State Trail. The bridge crosses the Black River, just before it flows into the Mississippi.View more →
At the Mad City Model Railroad show last weekend, there was an N-scale layout that featured an excellent model of the Chicago & North Western Railway’s lakefront station in Milwaukee. It was created by modelers of Midwest Modutrak, and they deservedly won the award for best layout of the show.View more →