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    MILW 5057 on the move!

    MILW 5057 (currently in Umler as POVA 5057) departed Portola, CA this morning. The 5057 (a GE U25B) is owned by Cascade Rail Foundation in South Cle Elum, WA. It is heading to the Pend Oreille Valley Railroad shop in Usk, WA for cosmetic restoration. Ultimately, the plan is to display it in...
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    MILW oral history interviews on YouTube

    At our first Milwaukee Employees Annual Luncheon (M.E.A.L.) in 2011, we invited the former Milwaukee Road employees to share some of their memories with us. Nolan Weis and Peter O’Cain with the Cle Elum news program on Inland Networks Channel 40 interviewed them on video. We’ve placed the...
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    Help bring MILW 5057 back to Washington!

    Cascade Rail Foundation is working to bring Milwaukee Road U25B 5057 from the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, CA to the South Cle Elum Rail Yard Interpretive Center for display. Having a Milwaukee Road locomotive at South Cle Elum is important step in the development of the rail...
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    Siding in Cle Elum?

    Does anyone know if there is still a siding in Cle Elum that could be used like a team track, where a truck could pull up along side it for loading? Thanks, Paul Seattle, WA
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    Railfanning Hastings, NE???

    I'll be in Hastings this summer for a family reunion. Can anyone give some advice for railfanning in Hastings? Are the UP and BNSF lines equally busy or does one have more traffic than the other? Any good family friendly spots to hang out and see trains? My 5-year old daughter likes...




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