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Former Milwaukee Road

SOO/MILW diesels
Soo Line diesel locomotives in Bensenville, Illinois on November 14, 1987. The Soo Line purchased the Milwaukee Road in 1985, and foreground locomotive #6346 still wears the orange and black of its original road, although it has been renumbered into the Soo Line's system.
Alternate Title Soo Line Locomotives After Milwaukee Road Acquisition (editor's title)
Source Richard Neumiller, Peoria, Illinois
Coverage Spatial, Bensenville, Illinois; Temporal, November 14, 1987
Rights Richard Neumiller
Date Created 1987-11-14
Resource Type
Extent 35mm
Depicted Railroad
Location Bensenville, Illinois
Equipment, Locomotive SD40-2 #6346, SD40 #742
Builder, locomotive Electro-Motive Division, General Motors Corporation
Creator Description Richard Neumiller, a native of Peoria, Illinois, took his first railroad slides at the Chicago Railroad Fair in 1950. His photographic activity increased while at Knox College in Galesburg, where he graduated in 1953. He served on the Peoria city council from 1973 to 1984, and as mayor of Peoria in 1984-85. He retired from the Central Illinois Light Co. in 1996, but remains active as a photographer.
Collection Richard Neumiller Collection
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