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THE LOOK OF THE EARLY DAYS on the Milwaukee at Waukesha, Wisconsin
THE FIRST LOCOMOTIVE to run in Wisconsin
THE ARRIVAL OF A TRAIN  at Kilbourn, Wisconsin in 1875
THE MILWAUKEE STATION as it looked in 1887
THE RAW, EMPTY LOOK OF THE PRAIRIES (North Dakota)  in 1910
THE OMAHA FREIGHT AND TICKET OFFICE (probably in the 1890’s)
THE MINNEAPOLIS TICKET OFFICE gleams
the OLYMPIAN is shown on its first trip (in Deer Lodge, Montana,  1911)
TEN-WHEELERS (commonly used for fast freight)
Milwaukee Road system map showing historical development
PRESIDENT WARREN G. HARDING paused at the Continental Divide in 1923
No. 941, a Prairie-type K1-as
No. 474, an L2b Mikado built by Baldwin in 1923
THE FAMOUS PIONEER LIMITED, 1927
THE “NEW” PIONEER LIMITED club car, 1927
No. 6124 an F3 "Pacific" locomotive
No. 6402, an F6 "Baltic”
No. 100, an F7, 4-6-4 built for Hiawatha service
The original 1935 Hiawatha
No. 1602 was one of the early diesels, 1941
THE OLYMPIAN HIAWATHA
ELECTRO-MOTIVE DIESEL, one of the first streamline diesels for passenger use, 1941
  “LITTLE JOE” ELECTRICS pull freight through Eagle Nest tunnel
SD-45, typical of the huge, versatile, powerful new locomotives
The modern retarder yard at St. Paul, Minnesota
GANTRY CRANES at the huge Piggyback Park at Bensenville, Illinois
RECENT ADVANCES: the use of computers
RECENT ADVANCES: 100-ton covered hoppers
RECENT ADVANCES: a modernized suburban commuter fleet
10,500 miles of modern railroad

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