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Milwaukee Road History: The Milwaukee Electrification

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The Milwaukee Road’s first electric freight locomotive
An ore train of the Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway crosses over a Milwaukee Road freight

Switcher 10000 went into service in the yard at Great Falls, Montana

Substation and residences

Drexel, Montana


1933 Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago

Bi-polar in “tug-of-war”
Alco-GE boxcab

The Coast Division

Altitude profile from Tacoma to Harlowton
Baldwin-Westinghouse Electric

Through the Bitter Root Mountains

Little Joe

The Rocky Mountain Division

The Milwaukee’s famed “Olympian”
Alco-GE boxcab

Through the Cascade Mountains

Avery, Idaho

Transcontinental freights stop to change crews and adjust their power consists

Little Joe

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