Michael Sol Collection - Milwaukee Road Archive


Michael Sol Collection - Milwaukee Road Archive

Michael Sol Collection

Unit Trains

Unit Trains

Move California

Move California

Steel to Midwest

Steel to Midwest

"A unique combination of production, marketing and

transportation techniques" is pennitting a significant use

of "A California unique steel combination in easternof General production, Motors' marketing automobile and

plants. transportation That's thetechniques" way Jack J. is Carlson, pennitting president a significant of Kaiser use

Steel, of California has described steel in theeastern systemGeneral involving Motors' two 50-car automobile unit

trains plants. which That's arethe transporting way Jack J. over Carlson, 5,000president tons of steel of Kaiser per

trip Steel, fromhas Fontana, described California the system to Hennepin, involving two Ill.

50-car unit

trains which are transporting over 5,000 tons of steel per

trip from Fontana, California to Hennepin, Ill.

CALIFORNIA STEEL going east is loaded at the Kaiser Steel

mill in Fontana into specially-designed railroad cars. The gan·

try, operated by one man, can load an entire 50-car train within

CALIFORNIA STEEL going east is loaded at the Kaiser Steel

24 hours.

mill in Fontana into specially-designed railroad cars. The gan·

try, operated by one man, can load an entire 50-car train within

24 hours.


waukee Road's Clinton, Iowa, yards on its way to Hennepin, III.

Two unit trains will operate, each one making the roundtrip in


12 days. Photo by R. M. Clark, Savanna, III.

waukee Road's Clinton, Iowa, yards on its way to Hennepin, III.

Two unit trains will operate, each one making the roundtrip in

12 days. Photo by R. M. Clark, Savanna, III.

Kaiser Steel, Southern Pacific, Rock Island and the

Milwaukee Road have teamed up to move the two trains

believed Kaiser to be Steel, the Southern first steel Pacific, productsRock unit Island trains and in the

United Milwaukee States. Road have teamed up to move the two trains

believed The trains-each to be the first ofsteel whichproducts makes the unit round trains trip in the in

12 United days-began States. operation on April 11 and move via

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Southern The Pacific trains-each to Tucumcari, of which N.M.; makes via the Rock round Island trip in

to12 Kansas days-began City, Mo.; operation and via on the April Milwaukee 11 and Road move to via

Hennepin, Southern Pacific 111., where to Tucumcari, the steel will N.M.; be reprocessed via the Rock for Island shipment

to Kansas to General City, Motors' Mo.; and automobile via the manufacturing Milwaukee Road plantsto

throughout Hennepin, the 111., East. where Kaiser's the steel multi-year will be reprocessed contract calls for ship­ for

shipment ment to General of 300,000 Motors' tons automobile annually. manufacturing plants

throughout The cars the used East. toKaiser's carry the mUlti-year steel arecontract unique calls in that for

they shipment will handle of 300,000 any size tons steel annually. coil ranging from 34 to 86

inchesThe in diameter. cars used The to carry steel will the steel ride in are anunique open cradle in that

mounted they will on handle a 43-foot any size flatcar. steel coil ranging from 34 to 86

inches Built in by diameter. Thrall Freight The steel Car, will theride 125in cars an used open in cradle the

movement mounted on area engineered 43-foot flatcar. to handle any combination of

steel coils Built within by Thrall their Freight lOa-ton Car, weight the 125 capacity. cars used Inin the

current movement shipments, are engineered for example, to handle coils range any combination from 61;2 tonsof

tosteel 15 tons coils each, within so atheir single lOa-ton car canweight handlecapacity. a maximum In of the

seven current of the shipments, heaviestfor coils example, or any other coils weight range from combination 61;2 tons

up to to15 the tons car's each, limit. so The a single coilscar arecan loaded handle by a gantry maximum craneof

erected seven of adjacent the heaviest to Kaiser coils or Steel's any other rollingweight mill in combination Fontana.

The up to crane the car's straddles limit. two The 25-car coils are railloaded spurs and by a allows gantry acrane full

train erected to be adjacent loaded to within Kaiser 24 Steel's hours. rolling mill in Fontana.

The The crane movement straddles of two the 25-car two unit rail spurs trainsand is expected allows a full to

bring train the to be Milwaukee loaded within Road24 in hours. excess of one million dollars

in newThe revenues movement this year. of the two unit trains is expected to

bring the Milwaukee Road in excess of one million dollars

in new revenues this year.


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ABOVE, Frank A. Upton, the Milwaukee Road's chief me·

chanical officer (left), is shown here with J. J. Drinka,

assistant CMO, standing by the first of 18 GP-9 locomo·

ABOVE, Frank A. Upton, the Milwaukee Road's chief me·

tives to be completely rebuilt and upgraded to 2,000 HP

chanical officer (left), is shown here with J. J. Drinka,




CMO, standing by the first of 18 GP-9 locomo·

tives to be completely rebuilt and upgraded to 2,000 HP

this year.

THE MILWAUKEE ROAD is adding 50 new diesel-electric

locomotives to its motive power roster this year as part of

aTHE multi-million MILWAUKEE dollarROAD capital is improvements adding 50 new program. diesel-electric Although

locomotives the newto units its motive will most power assuredly roster this make year a significant as part of

impact a multi-million on servicedollar capabilities, capital they improvements are really program. only part Al­ of

the though storythe ofnew what units the will railroad most is assuredly doing tomake keepa trains significant on

the impact move. on service capabilities, they are really only part of

the In story addition of what to the acquisition railroad is of doing the new to keep locomotives trains on

-including the move. four 3,600-horsepower General Electric

U36Cs, In 41 addition Electro-Motive to the acquisition Division of the (General new locomotives Motors)

3,000-horsepower -including four SD-40-2s 3,600-horsepower and five EMD General 2,300-horse­ Electric

power U36Cs, SDL-39s-the 41 Electro-Motive railroad's Division Milwaukee (General ShopsMotors) are in

the 3,000-horsepower process of rebuilding SD-40-2s and upgrading and five EMD 18 older 2,300-horse­ units, all

with power over SDL-39s-the 15 years of hard railroad's service. Milwaukee Shops are in

the process "We feel of confident rebuilding that and we'll upgrading get at 18 least older another units, 15all

years with of over service 15 years out of these hard units," service. says Frank A. Upton,

the railroad's "We feel chief confident mechanical that we'll officer. get at "They'll least another spend 15

about years two-thirds of service out of of thisthese timeunits," in coal says train Frank service, A. Upton, and

then the we'll railroad's use them chief for mechanical branch line officer. and yard "They'll switching spend

service." about two-thirds of this time in coal train service, and

then we'll use New them Use for For branch F-7s Being line Tried and yard switching

service." Also on the Milwaukee Road's 764-unit roster are

approximately 122 New older Use F-7 For F-7s locomotives. Being Tried While the aging

F-7s are Also noton on the Milwaukee schedule forRoad's rebuilding, 764-unit a newroster use for are

them approximately is being tried. 122 older F-7 locomotives. While the aging

F-7s During are not February, on the schedule a three-unit for rebuilding, F-7 sluga consist new use was for

tested them to is see being howtried. it would perform in drag freight service

on main During or branch February, lines. A a three-unit "B" type F-7 was slug converted consist was to

atested slug and to see inserted how it between would perform modified in F-7 drag "A" freight and service "c"

units on main for test or branch purposes. lines. The A "B" unit type had F-7 its was diesel converted engineto

removed a slug and andinserted was ballasted between to make modified it equivalent F-7 "A" inand weight "c"

units for test purposes. The "B" unit had its diesel engine

removed and was ballasted to make it equivalent in weight


LEFT, Workmen are shown performing exterior modifica­


tions on unit 971 as it begins the rebuilding and upgrading

program at the railroad's Milwaukee Shops. Shown are

LEFT, Workmen are shown performing exterior modifica­

Blacksmith George Winters (foreground). Machinist Ernest

tions on unit 971 as it begins the rebuilding and upgrading

Hirshman (installing horns) and Electrician Robert Scheper.

program at the railroad's Milwaukee Shops. Shown are

BELOW, Blacksmith R. J. George Donovan, Winters su(foreground). pervisor diesel Machinist maintenance Ernest

system, Hirshman inspects (installing the main horns) generator and Electrician for useRobert on unit Scheper. 971.

BELOW, R. J. Donovan, su pervisor diesel maintenance

system, inspects the main generator for use on unit 971.

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to each of the accompanying F-7 parent units. According

to Mr. Upton, the trial consist performed very well.

to each of the accompanying F-7 parent units. According

18 GP-9s Involved in Rebuild Program

to Mr. Upton, the trial consist performed very well.

The units now being rebuilt and upgraded are 1,750horsepower

GP-9s. 18 GP-9s AsInvolved the units in Rebuild enter the Program shops, they are

re-powered The units with now larger, being more rebuilt powerful and engines, upgraded extensively are 1,750­

refitted horsepower with new GP-9s. equipment, As the units given enter newthe external shops, appear­ they are

ances re-powered and painted with larger, in the more Milwaukee powerful engines, Road's distinctive extensively

black-and-orange. refitted with new They equipment, emergegiven from new the shops external as 2,000appearhorsepowerances and units, painted similar in the inMilwaukee many respects Road's to the distinctive EMD

GP-38. black-and-orange. They emerge from the shops as 2,000horsepower

Mr. Upton units, said similar that the in many Milwaukee respects Shops to the areEMD rebuilding

GP-38. the units at substantially less cost than that of a

new unit Mr. ofUpton similar said horsepower. that the Milwaukee Shops are rebuilding

"Andthe there's units no at substantially question butless what cost they than arethat vastly of a

superior new unit toof what similar they horsepower. were when originally built," he

added. "And "The there's EMD 645E no question engine is, but of what course, they much are better vastly

than superior the one to what that was they installed were when as original originally equipment built," inhe

the added. GP-9. "The In addition, EMD 645E the engine brakingis, system of course, available much today better

isthan muchthe better one as that arewas the installed traction motors as original and the equipment electrical in

system. the GP-9. Furthermore, In addition, we've the braking modifiedsystem the design available in many today

ways is much ourselves better to as make are the it traction much more motors serviceable." and the electrical

system. TheFurthermore, present program we've does modified not mark the design the railroad's in many

initial ways ourselves entry intoto locomotive make it much rebuilding. more serviceable." As recently as

1970, The 18 units present wereprogram rebuilt indoes the not Milwaukee mark the Shops, railroad's also

initial entry into (continued locomotive on next rebuilding. page) As recently as

1970, 18 units were rebuilt in the Milwaukee Shops, also

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Electrician Ted Veres is shown as he

fabricates a wiring harness. Over one

mile of new control wiring is installed

Electrician Ted Veres is shown as he

in each unit as it undergoes rebuilding.

fabricates a wiring harness. Over one

mile of new control wiring is installed

in each unit as it undergoes rebuilding.

GP-9s that were upgraded to 2,000

horsepower. The financial rewards

gained GP-9s inthat thewere 1970upgraded programto led 2,000 to

the horsepower. decision to The go ahead financial with the rewards current

gained program, in the Mr. 1970 Upton program said. led Theto

experience the decision gained to go then, ahead coupled with the with cur­

what rent he program, and his Mr. staff Upton have learned said. The in

visits experience to other gained railroads then, enaged coupled in with locomotive

what he and rebuilding, his staff is have resulting learned in in

the visits production to other railroads of a unitenaged superior in to lo­

anything comotive turned rebuilding, out byis the resulting shops in in

the the past. production of a unit superior to

anything The current turned program, out by which the shops is exin

pected the past. to extend into the early part

of 1973, The current has a team program, of25 experienced which is ex­

rebuilders pected to assigned extend into to the it, including early part

machinists, of 1973, has electricians, a team of25 boilermak­ experienced

ers, rebuilders carpenters, assigned pipe fitters to it, and including laborers.

machinists, Production electricians, averages about boilermak­ a unit

and ers, acarpenters, half per month. pipe fitters and laborers.

Production averages about a unit

Rebuilt Units Assigned

and a half per month.

to Coal Consists

The first Rebuilt of the Units rebuilt Assigned units went

into service during to Coal Consists April as part of a

coalThe trainfirst consist of the onrebuilt the Terre units Haute went

Division. into service Present during plans April call as part for the of a

remainder coal train consist of the on units the to Terre be given Haute

similar Division. assignments Present plans on thiscall high-den­ for the

sity remainder coal run. of the units to be given

similar assignments on this high-den­

From Lambs to Lions

sity coal run.

Once in the Milwaukee Shops, it

doesn't take From long Lambs for the to Lions 15-year-old

units Once to be in transformed. the Milwaukee First, Shops, theyit

undergo doesn't take a complete long for stripping. the 15-year-old Then,

the units frames to be are transformed. cleaned, straightened First, they

and undergo painted a complete and all salvageable stripping. parts Then,

are the reclaimed. frames are Next, cleaned, the long straightened hood is

straightened, and painted and repaired, all salvageable modified parts and

painted. are reclaimed. The height Next, ofthe thelong shorthood hoodis

isstraightened, lowered and the repaired, hood itself modified is modi­ and

fied painted. to accommodate The height aof new the headlight­ short hood

number is lowered boxand assembly. the hood Aitself newis modiprewiredfied to electrical accommodate cabinet a new isheadlight added.

Next, number a new box engine, assembly. a rebuilt A new generapretor,wired air compressor electrical cabinet and various is added. other

parts Next, are a new installed engine, and a rebuilt aligned, genera­ and

the tor, entire air compressor unit receives and its various final coat other

of parts paint. are Finally, installed before and aligned, being re­ and

leased the entire into unit trainreceives service, its thefinal unitcoat is

of paint. Finally, before being released

The into Milwaukee train service, Road the Magazine

unit is

The Milwaukee

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Redirection of Marketing Techniques

Leads Redirection to Increased of Marketing Revenues


Leads to Increased Revenues

"The primary job function of a sales "Before launching the Management

representative is to maintain direct and by Objectives program last year," said

frequent "The primary personal job contact function with of a sales as­ Steve "Before Lupe, launching director of the sales Management analysis

signed representative present is and to maintain prospective direct ship­ and and by Objectives planning, program "many field last year," represen­ said

pers frequent and topersonal provide effective contact with account astatives Steve Lupe, did not director have aof clear sales idea analysis of

selling signed and present servicing and within prospective his assigned ship­ exactly and planning, the best "many contribution field represen­ they

area pers of and responsibility," to provide effective says Donald account J. could tatives make did not to have achieve a clear department idea of

Miller, selling sales and servicing development within manager, his assigned as goals." exactly the best contribution they

he area begins of responsibility," one of an ongoing says Donald series ofJ.

could "Somemake salesmen to achieve rarely had department the op­

seminars Miller, sales withdevelopment railroad salesmanager, personnel as portunity goals." to attend sales meetings and

across he begins the system. one of an ongoing series of discuss "Some their salesmen particular rarely saleshad problems the op­

seminars By implementing with railroad a Sales sales Manage­ personnel with portunity representatives to attend from sales meetings the Chicago and

ment across bythe Objectives system. training program, headquarters, discuss their let particular alone their sales colleagues problems

the By Sales implementing and Servicea section Sales Manage­ of the from with other representatives sales offices. from This the made Chicago it

Traffic ment by Department Objectives has training madeprogram, its per­ difficult headquarters, for alllet members alone their of colleagues the sales

sonnel the Sales better and able Service to work section together of the organization from other sales to seeoffices. how the This results made ofit

toward Traffic Department reaching the has department's

made its per­ their difficult activities for all as members individualsof related the sales to

goals sonnel of increased better able revenues, to work better together car the organization deparment's to see goals how asthe defined results byof

utilization toward reaching and improved the department's

sales effectiveness.

goals of increased revenues, better car

utilization Some of the and typical improved criticisms sales directeffecedtiveness. at railroad sales personnel by the

shippers Some inof the past typical havecriticisms been thatdirect they

did ed not at railroad offer planned, sales imaginative personnel by prothe

posals shippers designed in the past to solve have been a customer's that they

specific did not shipping offer planned, needs, imaginative and that railproroadsposals did designed not provide to solve incentives a customer's to

motivate specific individuals shipping needs, to undertake and that such rail­

actions. roads did not provide incentives to

motivate individuals to undertake such



their activities as individuals related to

the Under deparment's this program, goals however, as defined sales by

personnel management." are now pinpointing specific

traffic Under opportunities this program, whichhowever, the Milwau­ sales

kee personnel Road are can now serve pinpointing by system-wide specific

account. traffic opportunities In conjunction which with the their Milwauimmediatekee Road supervisors can serve and by system-wide people in

other account. departments, In conjunction sales personnel with their are im­

also mediate formulating supervisors relatedand plans people whichin

are other expected departments, to result sales in new personnel services are

toalso shippers. formulating Thus, related by providing plans which the

are expected to result in new services

to shippers. Thus, by providing the

Robert E. Sellards, manager of training

and development, goes over the Traffic

Department's Sales Management by Ob­

Robert E. Sellards, manager of training

jective program with a group of Milwaukee

and development, goes over the Traffic

Road sales representatives at a recent

Department's Sales Management by Ob­

training seminar in Chicago.

jective program with a group of Milwaukee

Road sales representatives at a recent

shipper training with seminar what in he Chicago. needs in terms of

new services, pricing and equipment,

the shipper railroad with inwhat turn he will needs generate in terms addiof

tional new services, revenue. pricing and equipment,

the Torailroad anticipate in turn andwill satisfy generate the addidemandstional revenue. of the future, the Sales and

Service To section anticipate began and a comprehensive

satisfy the de­

effort mands to train of the sales future, personnel, the Sales analyze and

traffic Service potential, section began set new a comprehensive

sales objectives

effort and to train provide sales new personnel, incentives analyze for

the traffic salesmen. potential, Eachset ofnew thesesales efforts objec­ is

targeted tives and at the provide goals of new increasing incentives prof­ for

itable the salesmen. revenue for Each the railroad, of these improv­ efforts is

ing targeted utilization at the of goals equipment of increasing and profupgradingitable revenue the selling for the effectiveness railroad, improv­ of the

team ing utilization of professional of equipment freight salesmen. and upgrading

In the initial the selling phases effectiveness of the program, of the

all team district of professional sales personnel freight selected salesmen. at

least In five the initial specific phases accounts, of the analyzed program,

and all defined district specific sales personnel customerselected needs forat

these least accounts five specific and developed accounts, plans analyzed to

meet and defined these customer specific customer needs. needs for

these Already accounts the and Traffic developed Department's plans to

Management meet these customer by Objectives needs. program is

proving Already worthwhile. the Traffic And in Department's the future,

Milwaukee Road sales managers and representatives are able to d;scuss their particu·

lar sales problems with representatives from the Chicago headquarters or other sales



at meetings

Road sales



as the one




Shown at a recent

are able


to d;scuss



in Chicago





sales problems

row left to




G. V. Valley, regional

from the





York; B.







offices at




such as the


one shown.

D. A. Keller,



at a recent




meeting in Chicago





Ed Kowalczyk,

row left to right)


G. V.


Valley, regional

D. M. Wiseman,

manager sales-New

general manager-field

York; B. H. Desens,






S. F. Lupe,


director sales



D. A. Keller,

and planning;

regional manager

G. H. Kronberg,


vice presi(middent-traffic;dle

row) Ed



J. Cullen,




vice president-sales;

D. M. Wiseman,

J. F. Dunseth,

general manager-field

general manager­



(back row)


S. F. Lupe, director sales analysis and planning; G. H. Kronberg, vice president-traffic;

P. J. Cullen, assistant vice president-sales; J. F. Dunseth, general manager­

the Management sales department by Objectives will evolve program towardis

the proving ideal of worthwhile. a group ofAnd salesin specialists, the future,

extremely the sales department knowledgeable will evolve abouttoward their

customers the ideal of and a group the movement of sales specialists, of specific

extremely goods, and knowledgeable supported by about an array their

of customers sophisticated and the machines movement and of inforspemationcific goods, services. and supported All of thisby toan meet array

whatever of sophisticated needs themachines shipper may and have. information

services. All of this to meet

May system - June, sales. 7972

whatever needs the shipper may have. 9

May - June, 7972

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The Milwaukee Road's Des Moines pilings, 22,050 cubic yards of rein­ A WESTBOUND FREIGHT rolls by as con·

River bridge near Madrid, Iowa, is forced concrete, and 23 8' x 110'

being The Milwaukee replaced byRoad's a newDes bridge, Moines in welded pilings, steel 22,050 deckcubic girders yards to be of used rein­

connection River bridge withnear the Madrid, development Iowa, ofis

inforced the construction concrete, and of the23 new8' bridge, x 110'

the being Saylorville replaced Dam by a and new Reservoir bridge, in which welded is scheduled steel deck for girders completion to be used on

] connection 5 miles downstream. with the development of Dec. in the 31,1973. construction of the new bridge,

the TheSaylorville new concrete Dam and and steel Reservoir span which In addition, is scheduled the bridge for completion will utilize on

is] 5 being miles built downstream. by the U. S. Army concrete Dec. 31,1973. ballast pans and a ballast

Corps The ofnew Engineers, concrete as and partsteel of a new span deckIn toaddition, eliminatethe vibration-a bridge will utilize tech­

flood is being control built project by the in U. the S. Army Des nique concrete developed ballast by pans theand Milwaukee a ballast

Moine Corps River of Engineers, Valley. as part of a new Road deck into the eliminate construction vibration-a of the Puget tech­

flood Located control 70 feet project south of in the the pres­ Des Sound nique line developed duringby the the early Milwaukee 1900's

ent Moine 2471River foot Valley. span, the new bridge and Road which in the hasconstruction since bec€lme of standard the Puget

willLocated be 252670 feet feet long, south 145 of feet the above pres­ inSound the construction line during ofthe railway early bridges. 1900's

the ent water, 2471 weigh foot span, approximately the new bridge 66,­ and which






bec€lme standard

000 will tons, be 2526 andfeet costlong, an estimated 145 feet above $5.5 in the construction To Help Areaof Residents railway bridges.

million. the water, In weigh comparison, approximately the present 66,­ The Des Dam Moines and River, Reservoir the largest

span, 000 tons, whichand wascost completed an estimated in 1913, $5.5 stream inTo the Help State Area ofResidents Iowa, has long

is million. ]45 feet In above comparison, the water, the weighs present created The Des two Moines problems River, for the arealargest res­

40,000 span, which tons and was cost completed $675,000. in 1913, idents-too stream in the much State water of Iowa, and too has little long

is According ]45 feet above to Robert the water, M. Low, weighs di­ water, created depending two problems upon for the area season. res­

struction work proceeds on the new

bridge that will soon carry the Milwau·

A WESTBOUND FREIGHT rolls by as con·

kee Road's mainline across the Des

struction work proceeds on the new

Moines River.

bridge that will soon carry the Milwau·

kee Road's mainline across the Des

Moines River.

pletion by next June, will be to provide

flood protection for Des Moines,

located pletion only by next a fewJune, mileswill downstream, be to pro­

and vide toflood storeprotection the floodwaters for Des for Moines, later

use. located only a few miles downstream,

and Theto resultant store the water floodwaters level increase for later

inuse. the reservoir will therefore require

the The relocation resultant or raising water of level numerous increase

highways, in the reservoir railroads, will therefore county roads, require

water the relocation supplies, or and raising electric of numerous utilities

inhighways, the reservoir, railroads, amongcounty which is roads, the

Milwaukee water supplies, Road'sand Deselectric Moinesutilities River

bridge. in the reservoir, among which is the

Milwaukee Road's Des Moines River

Present Bridge Described

bridge. In 1913 Magazine

vision 40,000 engineer tons and at Perry, cost $675,000. Iowa, plans The idents-too prime function much water of the and dam too and little George Present A. Waugh, Bridge associate Described editor

callAccording for over 13 to Robert miles ofM. steel Low, "H" di­ reservoir water, depending project, scheduled upon the forseason. com- of the Milwaukee In 1913 Road Magazine Magazine in

vision engineer at Perry, Iowa, plans


for over 13 miles of steel "H"

The prime function of the dam and

reservoir project, scheduled for com-

George A. Waugh, associate editor

of the The Milwaukee Milwaukee Road Road Magazine Magazinein


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1913, described the present bridge as

"belonging in the front ranks of modern

1913, railroad described structures; the present embodying bridge as

the "belonging highest skill in the and front science ranks of ofmod the

bridge ern railroad engineer structures; ... To get some embodying slight

idea the of highest the magnitude skill and science of this work, of the

itbridge may be engineer said that ... over To get 4,000 some creo­ slight

sated idea of piles, the ranging magnitude fromof 28 this towork, 60

feet it may in length be said have that been over driven 4,000 creo­ into

the sated hard-pan piles, vitals ranging of the from earth, 28 upon to 60

which feet in tolength rest thehave superstructure. been driven Ris­ into

ing the on hard-pan this piling, vitals and of fashioned the earth, upon like

miniature which to rest pyramids, the superstructure. are 74 concrete Ris­

piers, ing on onthis which piling, rest and thefashioned heavy steel like

work miniature whichpyramids, is calculated are to74 stand concrete the

strain piers, of on the which thousands rest the of heavy tonssteel of

traffic work which will is calculated be carriedto over stand it." the

strain "At their of base, the thousands these piersof aretons about of

25 traffic feet which square, will tapering be carried toward over the it."

top, "At where their abase, castthese basepiers support are about the

upright 25 feet steel square, bent, tapering which intoward turn car­ the

ries top, thewhere deck-plate a cast girder. base support The upper the

surface upright ofsteel eachbent, pier is which inclined in turn toward car­

its ries opposite. the deck-plate There are girder. 24 steel The bents upper

raising surface the of each road-bed pier is 150 inclined feet above toward

the its river." opposite. There are 24 steel bents

raising The last the steel road-bed girder 150 for the feet bridge above

was the placed river." in May of 1913. At the

timeThe it was last steel built, girder the then for the double­ bridge

tracked was placed spanin was May the of 1913. highestAt and the

longest time it bridge was built, in the State the then of Iowa. doubletracked

span was the highest and

longest bridge in the State of Iowa.


they prepare to apply the finishing

touches to a bridge support. The new


Des Moines River bridge will require

they prepare to apply the finishing

more than 13 miles of pilings and

touches to a bridge support. The new

22,050 cubic yards of reinforced con·

Des Moines River bridge will require

crete in its construction.

more than 13 miles of pilings and

22,050 cubic yards of reinforced con·

crete in its construction.

BRIDGE BUILDING 60 YEARS AGO. Pictured above and below are scenes

showing the present span during its early stages of construction in the

summer BRIDGE of BUILDING 1912. A 60 camp, YEARS which AGO. wasPictured more like above a small and below city, was are estab· scenes

lished showing for the present more than span 500 during construction its early workers stages of near construction the bridgein site the

onsummer the east of side 1912. of the A camp, river. Wages which was ranged more fromlike 40a cents small to city, 60 was centsestab· per

hour lished for for the the laborers more than and $40 500 to construction $60 per month workers for the near engineers. the bridge These site

were on the considered east side of topthe wages river. at Wages that ranged time. The from last 40 cents steel to girder 60 cents for the per

bridge hour for was the placed laborers in May and of $40 1913. to $60 Forper some month timefor after the engineers. it was built, These the

Milwaukee were considered Road's top Des wages Moinesat River that bridge time. The was the last highest steel girder and longest for the

span bridge in the was State placed of Iowa. in May Photos of 1913. courtesy For some of D. time E. Lee, after agent it was at Perry, built, la. the

Milwaukee Road's Des Moines River bridge was the highest and longest

span in the State of Iowa. Photos courtesy of D. E. Lee, agent at Perry, la.



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Sharing the honors for the 1971 award are: (front row left to right) G. J. Barry,

superintendent of safety; L. V. Anderson, assistant vice president-operations and

general manager; J. W. Stuckey, Rocky Mountain Division superintendent; L. W.

Sharing the honors for the 1971 award are: (front row left to right) G. J. Barry,

Harrington, vice president-labor relations; (second row) R. F. Stoltz, local chairman,

superintendent of safety; L. V. Anderson, assistant vice president-operations and

I. B. E. W. at Harlowton; R. J. Ross, local chairman, I. B. E. W. at Whitehall; F. M. Lane,

general manager; J. W. Stuckey, Rocky Mountain Division superintendent; L. W.

local chairman, UTU-T at Three Forks; I. J. Hansen, local chairman, B. R. C. at Deer

Harrington, vice president-labor relations; (second row) R. F. Stoltz, local chairman,

Lodge; W. J. Berreth, local chairman, M. O. W. at Miles City; L. A. Pyfer, local chairman,

I. B. E. W. at Harlowton; R. J. Ross, local chairman, I. B. E. W. at Whitehall; F. M. Lane,

M. O. W. at Three Forks; (third row) F. Turner, local chairman, S. M. W. I. A. at Deer

local chairman, UTU-T at Three Forks; I. J. Hansen, local chairman, B. R. C. at Deer

Lodge; I. C. Lichpenbarger, local chairman, B. R. C. at Harlowton; W. R. Crews, local

Lodge; W. J. Berreth, local chairman, M. O. W. at Miles City; L. A. Pyfer, local chairman,

chairman, S. M. W. I. A. at Harlowton; J. Scotson, secretary, I. A. M. at Harlowton; E. A.

M. O. W. at Three Forks; (third row) F. Turner, local chairman, S. M. W. I. A. at Deer

Lilley, loc31 chairman, B. F. O. at Harlowton; E. E. Hamilton, local chairman, I. A. M. at

Lodge; I. C. Lichpenbarger, local chairman, B. R. C. at Harlowton; W. R. Crews, local

Deer Lodge; C. D. Clark, local chairman, I. B. E. W. at Deer Lodge; C. P. Richardson,

chairman, S. M. W. I. A. at Harlowton; J. Scotson, secretary, I. A. M. at Harlowton; E. A.

local chairman, UTU-E at Three oFkrs; and R. F. Brand, local chairman, B. R. A. C. at

Lilley, loc31 chairman, B. F. O. at Harlowton; E. E. Hamilton, local chairman, I. A. M. at

Deer Lodge.

Deer Lodge; C. D. Clark, local chairman, I. B. E. W. at Deer Lodge; C. P. Richardson,

local chairman, UTU-E at Three oFkrs; and R. F. Brand, local chairman, B. R. A. C. at

Deer Lodge.



Rocky Mountain Division Superintendent

J. W. Stuckey (right) is shown receiving

the President's Safety Trophy on behalf

Rocky Mountain Division Superintendent

of the division's employees for their out­

J. W. Stuckey (right) is shown receiving

standing performance during 1971. Mak­

the President's Safety Trophy on behalf

ing the presentation at a special luncheon

of the division's employees for their out­

meeting held in Deer Lodge on May 5 is

standing performance during 1971. Mak­

L. V. Anderson, assistant vice presidenting

the presentation at a special luncheon

operations and general manager of the

meeting held in Deer Lodge on May 5 is


L. V. Anderson, assistant vice presidentoperations

and general manager of the








Wins 1971

Wins 1971

Safety Trophy

Safety Trophy

por the fourth time in eight years,

employees of the Rocky Mountain

Division por the have fourth received time the in President's eight years,

Safetyemployees Trophy, awarded of the Rocky annually Mountain since

1941 Division to the have division received which the President's achieves

the Safety bestTrophy, record awarded in the prevention annually since of

employee 1941 to injuries. the division The which division, achieves with

headquarters the best record in Deer in the Lodge, prevention Mont., of

won employee the award injuries. with The a casualty division, ratewith of

3.37 headquarters per millionin man-hours Deer Lodge, worked. Mont.,

won Thethe award, award signifying with a casualty the division's rate of

outstanding 3.37 per million performance man-hours in 1971, worked. was

presented The award, in Deer signifying Lodgethe ondivision's May 5

byoutstanding L. V. Anderson, performance assistant in vice 1971, presi­ was

dent-operations presented in Deer and Lodge general on manager, May 5

at by a L. special V. Anderson, luncheonassistant held at Landon's vice presi­

Restaurant. dent-operations Accepting and general the award manager, for

the at a employees special luncheon was J. held W. at Stuckey, Landon's

Rocky Restaurant. Mountain Accepting Divisionthe superintend­ award for

ent. the employees was J. W. Stuckey,

Rocky Also Mountain present atDivision the luncheon superintendceremonyent. were L. W. Harrington, vice

Also present at the luncheon ceremony

were The Milwaukee L. W. Harrington, Raad Magazine


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president-labor relations; G. J. Barry,

superintendent of safety; and other

officials president-labor from Chicago relations; andG. Seattle, J. Barry, as

well superintendent as a large of number safety; ofand division other

supervisors officials from and Chicago labor and organization Seattle, as


well as a large number of division

supervisors In presenting and thelabor trophy, organization Mr. Anderson

representatives. congratulated the division personnel

In presenting on behalf of the Milwaukee trophy, Mr. Road An­

President derson congratulated Curtiss E. Crippen the division and per­ F.

b. sonnel McGinn, on behalf vice president-operations.

of Milwaukee Road

President "TalkingCurtiss safety to E. aCrippen group ofand railF.

roaders b. McGinn, who vice havepresident-operations. just won the railroad's

"Talking top award safety forto thea fourth group time of rail­ in

eight roaders years who is quite have just somewon challenge," the rail­

he road's said. top "Just award let mefor saythe that fourth the people time in

on eight thisyears division is quite obviously some challenge," know the

meaning he said. "Just of teamwork let me say inthat action. the people It is

evident, on this too, division that you obviously know safety know isn't the

something meaning of that teamwork just happens. in action. You It is

realize evident, that too, wethat all you haveknow to work safety atisn't it.

We something have to make that itjust happen." happens. You

realize Special that awards we all were have presented to work at toit.

the We electrification, have to make it car, happen." bridge and

building, Special signals awards andwere communications, presented to

stations, the electrification, material division car, and bridge police and

departments building, signals for noand reportable communications, injuries

during stations, 1971. material division and police

departments Mr. Barry also for no addressed reportable the lunch­ injuries

eon during meeting, 1971. commending the division

employees Mr. Barry on also the addressed reduction they the lunch­ had

achieved eon meeting, in both commending the frequency the and division the

severity employees of accidents. on the reduction He announced they had

that achieved for the in first both four the frequency months ofand 1972 the

the severity Rockyof Mountain accidents. Division He announced still had

the that best for safety the first record four of months the railroad's of 1972

11the operating Rocky Mountain divisions. Division still had

the best safety record of the railroad's

11 operating divisions.

Scene at the awards luncheon held at

Landon's Restaurant on May 5 in Deer

Lodge to honor Rocky Mountain Division

Scene at the awards luncheon held at

employees for their outstanding safety

Landon's Restaurant on May 5 in Deer


Lodge to honor Rocky Mountain Division

employees for their outstanding safety

. performance.


May - June, ] 972

May - June, ] 972

Division office staff personnel, along with J. W. Stuckey, division superintendent, and

Charles Clinker, district safety engineer proudly display the 1971 President's Safety

Trophy. Shown are: (front left to right) Ken Casteel, time revisor; Denise Gransberry,

Division office staff personnel, along with J. W. Stuckey, division superintendent, and

time revisor; Betty Burch, file clerk; Qna Lake, secretary to superintendent; (second

Charles Clinker, district safety engineer proudly display the 1971 President's Safety

row) Herman Larson, time revisor; Harlan Johnson, chief clerk; Mr. Stuckey; Earl

Trophy. Shown are: (front left to right) Ken Casteel, time revisor; Denise Gransberry,

Corneil, transfer secretary; and Mr. Clinker. Not shown: Walter Gaskell, PBX operator.

time revisor; Betty Burch, file clerk; Qna Lake, secretary to superintendent; (second

row) Herman Larson, time revisor; Harlan Johnson, chief clerk; Mr. Stuckey; Earl

Corneil, transfer secretary; and Mr. Clinker. Not shown: Walter Gaskell, PBX operator.

Winners of the President's Trophy

Winners of 1941-1971

the President's Trophy

Year Division Killed



Injured Rate






Iowa & Southern Minnesota











1943 1941 Dubuque Trans·Missouri & Illinois 00 257 5.97 2.59

1944 1942 Milwaukee Iowa & Southern Minnesota 00 16 15 4.54 5.99

1945 1943 Milwaukee Dubuque & Illinois 00 25 7 2.12 5.97

1946 1944 Idaho Milwaukee 00 616 3.21 4.54

1947 1945 Idaho Milwaukee 00 27 1.07 2.12

1948 1946 Terre Idaho Haute 00 66 1.86 3.21

1949 1947 LaCrosse Idaho & River 00 72 1.56 1.07

1950 1948 Twin Terre City Haute Terminal 00 86 1.67 1.86

1951 1949 Twin LaCrosse City Terminal & River 00 107 2.01 1.56

1952 1950 Iowa Twin &City Dakota Terminal 00 98 2.81 1.67

1953 1951 Hastings Twin City & Terminal Dakota 00 510 2.21 2.01

1954 1952 Iowa && Dakota 00 39 1.28 2.81

1955 1953 Iowa Hastings & Da kota & Dakota 00 45 1.73 2.21

1956 1954 Iowa Minnesota & Da kota & Dakota 00 23 0.71 1.28

1957 1955 Milwaukee Iowa & Dakota 00 14 0.39 1.73

1958 1956 Iowa Iowa Minnesota & Dakota 00 42 1.77 0.71

1959 1957 Rocky Milwaukee Mountain 00 51 2.75 0.39

1960 1958 Milwaukee Iowa Terminal 10 154 2.97 1.77

1961 1959 Milwaukee Rocky Mountain Terminal 00 275 5.82 2.75

1962 1960 Aberdeen Milwaukee Terminal 11 15 5 4.09 2.97

1963 1961 Aberdeen Milwaukee Terminal 00 27 5 3.61 5.82

1964 1962 Rocky Aberdeen Mountain 01 35 1.99 4.09

1965 1963 Rocky Aberdeen Mountain 10 35 2.89 3.61

1966 1964 Iowa Rocky Minnesota Mountain & Dakota 00 73 4.48 1.99

1967 1965 Rocky Mountain 01 63 3.68 2.89

1968 1966 Aberdeen Iowa Minnesota & Dakota 00 57 3.23 4.48

1969 1967 Twin Rocky City Mountain Terminal 00 76 3.68

1970 1968 Dubuque Aberdeen & Illinois 00 75 2.93 3.23

1971 1969 Rocky Twin City Mountain Terminal 10 57 3.37 3.68

1970 Dubuque & Illinois 0 7 2.93

1971 Rocky Mountain 1 5 3.37 13

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now in the program, to obtain increased

allotments from one of every

two now who in are the now program, participating to obtain and to in­

personally creased allotments contact each from employee. one of every

two Mr. who Dilley are outlined now participating the organization and to

of personally this year'scontact effort and each cited employee. a recent

article Mr. that Dilley appeared outlined the in organization The Wall

Street of this Journal year's effort whichand stated cited ina part: recent

"For article years, that Uncle appeared Sam has in been The urg­ Wall

ing, Street 'Buy Journal U. S. Savings which stated Bonds.' in And part:

for "For years, years, sophisticated Uncle Sam money has been manurgagersing, have 'Buy been U. S. urging, Savings 'Don't Bonds.' buyAnd U.

S. for Savings years, Bonds-they're sophisticated money a lousyman investment.'agers

have been urging, 'Don't buy U.

S. "But Savings nowBonds-they're the money managers a lousy are in­

saying vestment.' that institutions and people who

want "But to be now paid the a money good rate managers of return are

on saying theirthat savings institutions might indeed and people consider who

savings want to bonds. be paid The a good interest rate paid of return on E

and on their H bonds, savings 5Y2might percent indeed when consider held

tosavings maturity, bonds. is beginning The interest to look paid more on E

attractive and H bonds, in light 5Y2 of percent continuing when de­ held

clines to maturity, in rates is beginning paid on many to look other more

kinds attractive of savings in light andof debt continuing securities. de­

And, clines judging in rates frompaid talks on with many econo­ other

mists, kinds bankers of savings and and other debt money securities. specialists,

And, judging a safe 5from Y2 percent talks with couldecono soon

look mists, downright bankers generous." and other money spe­


INJURY. Shown at the presentation of the National Safety Council's award at Tomah

Shops are G. J. Barry, superintendent of safety; F. J. Reese, shop superintendent at


Tomah; F. A. Upton, the railroad's chief mechanical officer; and A. Hallenberg, assistant

INJURY. Shown at the presentation of the National Safety Council's award at Tomah

chief mechanical officer.

Shops are G. J. Barry, superintendent of safety; F. J. Reese, shop superintendent at

Tomah; F. A. Upton, the railroad's chief mechanical officer; and A. Hallenberg, assistant

chief mechanical officer.

Tomah Locomotive APPOINTMENTS

Department Tomah Locomotive Receives APPOINTMENTS

Safety Department AwardReceives

cialists, He pointed a safe out 5 Y2 that percent nearly could 16 mil­ soon

lion look American downright families generous." now own Sav­

The Locomotive Department employ­

Safety Award

ees at Tomah (Wis.) Shops have reingsHe

Bonds-that's pointed out that approximately nearly 16 mil­ 2 ceived The Locomotive the National Department Safety Council's employ­

million lion American more families than now those own who Sav­ "Award ees at Tomah of Merit" (Wis.) for the Shops operation have of re­

now ings own Bonds-that's common stocks approximately in corpora­ 2 1,086,011 ceived the manhours National Safety withoutCouncil's a distions.

million In more addition, families approximately than those who ten abling "Award injury of Merit" from for Julythe 27, operation 1964 toof

million now own individuals, common are stocks nowin enrolled corpora­ Dec. 1,086,011 31, 1971. manhours without a dis­

intions. the Payroll In addition, Savingsapproximately Plan where they ten

work million at more individuals, than 40,000 are now businesses enrolled

abling The award injury was from presented July 27, April 1964 6 into

Tomah Dec. 31, by1971. Frank A. Upton, the rail­

W. K. Peterson W. F. Bannon

and in the industrial Payroll Savings firms throughout Plan where the they

country. work at more than 40,000 businesses

and Following industrial the firms meeting throughout in Chicago, the

meetings country. were held on each division to

brief Following bond solicitors the meeting on thein objectives Chicago,

and meetings procedures were held of theon campaign. each division to

brief Besides bond the solicitors award on received the objectives by the

railroad and procedures for overall of the employee campaign. participation;

Besides the the Aberdeen award received Division; by the

Chicago-Fullerton railroad for overall Avenue employee Offices; partici­ the

Iowa, pation; Minnesota the Aberdeen and Dakota Division; Division; the

the Chicago-Fullerton La Crosse Division; Avenue and the Offices; Rocky the

Mountain Iowa, Minnesota Divisionand alsoDakota received Division; Minute

the Man La Crosse Awards Division; in recognition and the ofRocky their

high Mountain levels Division of employee also participation.

received Minute

The Man IM&D Awards Division in recognition has to date of their recorded

high levels the highest of employee level of participation. employee

participation The IM&D inDivision this year's has bond to date drive re­

-95 corded percent. the highest The division level of has employee also

achieved participation overin 50this percent year's bond employee drive

participation -95 percent. in The the division Payroll Savings has also

Plan achieved for sixover consecutive 50 percent years employee and is

entitled participation to display in the fivePayroll gold stars Savings on

its Plan Minuteman for six consecutive Flag. years and is

entitled It is estimated to display thatfive overall gold employee stars on

participation its Minuteman in this Flag. year's drive should

reach It is more estimated than 65 that percent. overall employee

participation in this year's drive should

May reach - June, more 7972

than 65 percent.

road's The chief award mechanical was presented officer. April Re­ 6 in

ceiving Tomah the by award Frank onA. behalf Upton, of the Lorailcomotiveroad's chief Department mechanical employees officer. was Re­

Frank ceiving J. the Reese, award shop on superintendent behalf of the Lo­ at

Tomah. comotive InDepartment addition, each employees employee was

received Frank J. an Reese, inscribed shop memento superintendent of theat

occasion. Tomah. In addition, each employee

received In a letter an inscribed of congratulations memento of Mil­ the

waukee occasion. Road President Curtiss E.

Crippen In a said, letter "The of congratulations accomplishment Mil­ of

this waukee outstanding Road record President is theCurtiss result of E.

efforts Crippen bysaid, every"The employee accomplishment and superof

visor. this outstanding It means that record everyone is the has result beenof

doing efforts his by job every andemployee has beenand doing super­ it

with visor. real It means concern that about everyone not only has been his

personal doing his safety job but and that has of been those doing withit

whom with real he works. concern about not only his

personal "I extend safety to each but of that theof employees those with

at whom Tomah he works. Shops my congratulations

and"I appreciation extend to each for aof jobthe well employees done."

at The Tomah approximately Shops my 75congratulations employees of

the and Tomah appreciation Shops Locomotive for a job well Depart­ done."

ment The have approximately received six 75 employees consecutiveof

awards the Tomah from Shops the National Locomotive SafetyDepart Council-threement

have "Certificates received six of Merit" consecutive and

three awards "Awards from the of National Merit"-for Safety Counoutstandingcil-three safety. "Certificates of Merit" and

three "Awards of Merit"-for outstanding


Operating W. K. Peterson Department W. F. Bannon

Effective April 16, 1972

Operating W. R. Jones Department

is 'appointed superintendent

Effective ofApril sleeping 16, 1972 and dining cars,

withW. headquarters R. Jones is at'appointed Chicago, Ill. superin­

Effective tendent May of sleeping 1, 1972and

dining cars,

with W. headquarters K. Peterson isat appointed Chicago, Ill. assistant

Effective to general May 1, manager, 1972 with headquarters

W. K. atPeterson Chicago, is Ill. appointed assistant

W. to F. general Bannon is manager, appointed with superinheadtendentquarters ofat the Chicago, Iowa, III. Minnesota and

Dakota W. F. Division, Bannon with is appointed headquarters superin­ at

Austin, tendent Minn., of the vice Iowa, W. K. Minnesota Peterson. and

Dakota J. L. Hummel Division, iswith appointed headquarters assistant at

trainmaster Austin, Minn., of the vice Milwaukee W. K. Peterson. Terminal

J. Division, L. Hummel with headquarters is appointed assistant at Milwaukee,

trainmaster Wis. of the Milwaukee Terminal

Division, with headquarters at Milwaukee,

"In the face Wis. of railroad developments

during the past few years, certainly the

topic "In (of the nationalization) face of railroad has developments been discussea.

during But, the Ipast can few tell you, years, there certainly is no one the

I topic know(of in the nationalization) Department of has Transpor­ been distationcussea.

who But, seriously I can tell feels you, that there this is no is one an

acceptable I know in solution the Department or who feels of that Transpor­ such

atation step iswho inevitable."-John seriously feels that W. this Ingram, is an

Federal acceptable Railroad solution Administrator.

or who feels that such

a step is inevitable."-John W. Ingram,

Federal Railroad Administrator. 15

May - June, 7972

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Gary G. Rogaczewski

Gary G. Rogaczewski

Lloyd G, Daub

Lloyd G, Daub

Lorna K. Lavery

Lorna K. Lavery

James L. Nelson

Dale C. Young

James L. Nelson Dale C. Young Kraig R. Rodenbeck

Rebecca L. Ontjes

Peggy M. Cassaday

Rebecca L. Ontjes Peggy M. Cassaday Roberta L. Ontjes

Nine Scholarships Awarded

Nine Scholarships Awarded

Nine students have been awarded college

scholarships granted annually to

children Nine students of Milwaukee have been Road awarded employcolees.lege The scholarships 1972 winners granted include annually fourto

graduating children of high Milwaukee school Road seniorsemploy from

the ees. Milwaukee The 1972 area, winners and five include from four the

state graduating of Iowa. high school seniors from

the The Milwaukee nine scholarships, area, and including five from the

three state principal of Iowa. awards known as the J.

T. Gillick The nine Scholarships, scholarships, were including granted the

bythree the principal Milwaukee awards Roadknown and the as Mil­ the J.

waukee T. Gillick Road Scholarships, Women's Club. were granted

by Two the of Milwaukee the GillickRoad Scholarships and the proMilvidewaukee full Road tuitionWomen's or $600, Club. whichever is

greater, Two and of the areGillick renewable Scholarships for the folprolowingvide full three tuition years or $600, of undergraduate whichever is

study greater, at the and recipient's are renewable chosen for college the fol­

or lowing university. three These years scholarships of undergraduate have

been study awarded at the recipient's this year chosen to James college L.

Nelson or university. of Spencer, These la., scholarships son of Glenn have

L. been Nelson, awarded agent this at year Spencer, to James and toL.

Kraig Nelson R. of Rodenbeck Spencer, la., of New son of Berlin, Glenn

Wis" L. Nelson, son of George agent at F. Spencer, Rodenbeck, and ato

locomotive Kraig R. engineer. Rodenbeck of New Berlin,

Wis" son of George F. Rodenbeck, a

locomotive engineer.

Kraig R. Rodenbeck

Roberta L. Ontjes

The third Gillick Scholarship, a

grant of $600 per year, went to Dale

C. Young, The third 430 Gillick Kirkwood Scholarship, Blvd., Dav­ a

enport, grant of la., $600 son per of Philip year, F. went Young, to Dale a

section C. Young, foreman. 430 Kirkwood Blvd., Davenport,

The sixla., Women's son of Philip Club Scholarships F. Young, a

also section provide foreman. $600 per year for four

years. The They six Women's were awarded Club Scholarships to the following:

also provide $600 per year for four

years. PeggyThey M. Cassaday were awarded of Miles, to the la., fol­

daughter lowing: of LaVern A. Cassaday, depot

Peggy operator M. atCassaday Green Island, of Miles, la. la.,

daughter Gary G. of Rogaczewski LaVern A. of Cassaday, Greenfield, de­

Wis., pot operator son of Leonard at Green A. Island, Rogaczewski, la.

electrician Gary G. at Rogaczewski the Milwaukee of Greenfield, Shops in

Milwaukee, Wis., son of Wis. Leonard A. Rogaczewski,

electrician Lloyd G. at Daub, the Milwaukee 5138 N. 58th Shops St., in

Milwaukee, son Wis. of Robert A. Daub, a

lieutenant Lloyd G. of police Daub, in5138 Milwaukee. N. 58th St.,

Milwaukee, Lorna K. son Lavery, of Robert 1710 A. E. Daub, Provi­ a

dence lieutenant Ave., of Milwaukee, police in Milwaukee. daughter of

Joseph Lorna L. K. Lavery, Lavery, a lead 1710 engineer E. Provi­ at

the dence Milwaukee Ave., Milwaukee, Shops in Milwaukee. daughter of

Joseph Rebecca L. L. Lavery, and Roberta a lead engineer L. Ontjesat

the Milwaukee Shops in Milwaukee.

Rebecca The Milwaukee L. and Roberta Road Magazine L. Ontjes

The Milwaukee Road Magazine

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of Boyden, la., daughters of the late

Stanley M. Ontjes, agent at Boyden.

The of Boyden, Ontjes sisters la., daughters are the first of the twins late

ever Stanley to receive M. Ontjes, scholarships agent at awarded Boyden.

by The theOntjes railroad sisters or theare Women's the first Club. twins

Their ever excellent to receive scholastic scholarships records awarded and

their by the other railroad school or the activities Women's wereClub. so

closely Their excellent parallel that scholastic the judges records were and

unable their other to make school a choice activities betweenwere them. so

Under closely these parallel unusual that circumstances, the judges were it

was unable decided to make that a choice they between should each them.

have Under a scholarship. these unusual The circumstances, total numberit

of was awards decided was that increased they should accordingly each

from have eight a scholarship. to nine. The total number

of Announcement awards was increased of the winners accordingly was

made from by eight C. to William nine. Reiley, dean of

administrative Announcement services of the at winners Northwest­ was

ern made University, by C. William who is chairman Reiley, dean of theof

committee administrative whichservices judges the at Northwestqualificationsern University, of the candidates. who is chairman All of of the

judges committee are affiliated which judges with Chicago the qualifica­ area

universities tions of the andcandidates. are not associated All of with the

the judges railroad. are affiliated with Chicago area

universities Gillick Scholarships and are not associated have been with

awarded the railroad. annually since 1951, and the

Women's Gillick Club Scholarships Scholarships have since been

1961. awarded In the annually case since of all 1951, awards, and the

recipient Women's may Club attend Scholarships the collegesince or

university 1961. In of the hiscase choice of all andawards, may pur­ the

sue recipient any course may ofattend study. the college or

university of his choice and may pursue

any course of study.

James L. Nelson is graduating in

May from Spencer Community High

School, James Spencer, L. Nelson la. He is hasgraduating been activein

inMay drama, from music, Spencer debate, Community and High was

elected School, toSpencer, the National la. He Honor has been Society. active

He in was drama, a 1972music, National debate, Merit Scholar­ and was

ship elected finalist to the and National has participated Honor Society. in

numerous He was a 1972 activities National outside Merit of Scholar­ school.

ship finalist and has participated in

numerous activities outside of school.

Kraig R. Rodenbeck will graduate

in June from New Berlin High School

in New Kraig Berlin, R. Rodenbeck Wis. He has will submitted graduate

entries in June tofrom his school New Berlin literaryHigh magazine, School

worked in New on Berlin, the school Wis. He Spanish has submitted newspaper

entries and to his hasschool participated literary inmagazine, a superior

worked student on laboratory the school at Spanish the Univernewssitypaper of Wisconsin. and has participated He was a member in a supe­ of

the rior National student laboratory Honor Society at the and Univer­ was

very sity active of Wisconsin. in muscular He was dystrophy a member fundof

raising. the National He plans Honor to attend Society the Univer­ and was

sity very ofactive Wisconsin in muscular at Milwaukee. dystrophy fund

raising. He plans to attend the University

of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

Dale C. Young is graduating in

May from Central High School in

Davenport, Dale C. la. Young He hasis been graduating very in­ in

volved May from in vocal Central musical High activities School andin

was Davenport, a concert la. soloist, He has a homecoming

been very in­

soloist volved and in vocal a participant musical inactivities local musi­ and

cal was plays. a concert He was soloist, a member a homecoming of the

track soloist team and and a participant was a State in local of Iowa musi­

Scholar. cal plays. He was a member of the

track team and was a State of Iowa

May Scholar. - June, 7972

May - June, 7972

Peggy M. Cassaday is graduating

in May from Miles Community School,

Miles, Peggy la., where M. Cassaday she was ais member graduating of

the in May National from Honor Miles Community Society. SheSchool, participated

Miles, in la., athletics where she andwas dramatics a member andof

was the on National the staff Honor of both Society. the school She partipapercipated and the in athletics yearbook. and She dramatics was named and

an was Outstanding on the staff Teenager of both the of school America pa­

and per was and athe delegate yearbook. to Iowa She Girl's was State. named

She an hopes Outstanding to attend Teenager the State of Univer­ America

sity and of was Iowa a delegate at Iowato City. Iowa Girl's State.

She hopes to attend the State University

of Iowa at Iowa City.

Gary G. Rogaczewski will graduate

in June from Greenfield High School

in Greenfield, Gary G. Rogaczewski Wis. He played will graduate basketball

in June and football, from Greenfield participated High inSchool track

and in Greenfield, was a member Wis. ofHe the played Sciencebasket Club.

He ball was and selected football, asparticipated a member in oftrack the

National and was a Honor member Society. of the Science He plans Club. to

attend He was Carroll selected College as a member in Waukesha, of the

Wis. National Honor Society. He plans to

attend Carroll College in Waukesha,


Lloyd G. Daub will graduate from

Custer High School in Milwaukee in

June. Lloyd A G. member Daub will of the graduate National from

Honor Custer Society, High School he hasin participated Milwaukee in in

his June. school's A member Science of Club, the German National

Club Honor andSociety, Chess Club. he has He participated plans to atin

tend his school's Carroll College Science in Club, Waukesha, German

Wis. Club and Chess Club. He plans to attend

Carroll College in Waukesha,


Lorna K. Lavery will graduate in

June from Riverside High School in

Milwaukee. Lorna K. She Lavery has been will editor graduate of thein

school June from paper, Riverside president High of the School local in

Future Milwaukee. Teachers She has of America been editor andof has the

been school in school paper, dramatic president productions. of the local

She Future is a member Teachers of of National America HonorSo­ and has

ciety, been French in school National dramatic Honor productions. Society,

and She Quill is a member and Scroll. of National She plans HonorSo­ to attendciety,

the French University National of Honor Wisconsin Society, at

Milwaukee. and Quill and Scroll. She plans to attend

the University of Wisconsin at

Milwaukee. Rebecca L. Ontjes is graduating in

May from Boyden-Hull Community

HighRebecca School L. in Ontjes Hull, la. is graduating She particiin

pated May infrom vocalBoyden-Hull music activities Community and was

aHigh member School of the in Hull, student la. council She partici­ and

the pated yearboQk in vocal staff. music Sheactivities was alsoand a class was

officer a member and aof member the student of the council National and

Honor the yearboQk Society. staff. She She plans was also to attend a class

Northwestern officer and a College member inof Orange the National City,

la. Honor Society. She plans to attend

Northwestern College in Orange City,

la. Roberta L. Ontjes is graduating in

May from Boyden-Hull Community

HighRoberta School. L. She Ontjes was a is member graduating of the in

yearbook May from staff Boyden-Hull and participated Community in vocal

High music School. activities. She was She a member was a class of the

officer yearbook and staff a member and participated of the National in vo­

Honor cal music Society. activities. She will She attend was North­ a class

western officer and College a member in Orange of the City, National la.

Honor Society. She will attend Northwestern

College in Orange City, la.

ROLLING OUT FAST. Jeno's, Inc., of Duluth, Minn., one of America's leading hot snack

companies, recently called on the Milwaukee Road to speed its first shipment of new

Jeno's Family Pack Cheese Pizza-a two-carload, 100,000 pound cargo-to Great Scott

ROLLING OUT FAST. Jeno's, Inc., of Duluth, Minn., one of America's leading hot snack

Supermarkets for its 44 stores in the Detroit area. Shown before the shipment de­

companies, recently called on the Milwaukee Road to speed its first shipment of new

parted Duluth are Russ Boyhtari, Jeno's frozen products traffic manager (from left);

Jeno's Family Pack Cheese Pizza-a two-carload, 100,000 pound cargo-to Great Scott

Donald G. Wirtanen, president of Jeno's, Inc.; B. W. Miner, trainmaster at Duluth;

Supermarkets for its 44 stores in the Detroit area. Shown before the shipment de­

Reider O. Hansen, district manager-sales; and Richard Baruch, sales representative.

parted Duluth are Russ Boyhtari, Jeno's frozen products traffic manager (from left);

Donald G. Wirtanen, president of Jeno's, Inc.; B. W. Miner, trainmaster at Duluth;

Reider O. Hansen, district manager-sales; and Richard Baruch, sales representative. 77


Michael Sol Collection

President Crippen:

Personnel President Crippen: Utilization and Management

Have Personnel Not Kept Utilization Pace With and Technology


Milwaukee Have Road Not President Kept Curtiss Pace E. With Technology

V. P. Sohn, 70, retired general super­

V. P. Sohn

intendent of transportation, died Feb.

1V. in P. Clearwater, Sohn, 70, Fla. retired Funeral general services super­

were intendent held inof New transportation, Hampton, la. died Feb.

1 Mr. in Clearwater, Sohn beganFla. his Funeral career with services the

Milwaukee were held in Road New Hampton, as a station la. helper

in New Mr. Hampton Sohn began in 1917. his career The follow­ with the

ing Milwaukee year he was Road appointed as a station to the first helper of

several in New agent-operator Hampton in 1917. positions The on follow­ the

former ing year Iowa he was & appointed Dakota Division. to the first Inof

1931, several heagent-operator transferred to Mason positions City on as the

dispatcher, former Iowa and& was Dakota later promoted Division. toIn

chief 1931, dispatcher. he transferred He to served Mason as City chief as

dispatcher dispatcher, inand bothwas Sioux later City promoted and Abto

erdeen chief dispatcher. before transferring He served to Chicago as chief

asdispatcher special representative in both Sioux City to the and vice Ab­

president-operation erdeen before transferring in 1950. to The Chicago following

as special years representative he was appointed to superin­ the vice

tendent president-operation of transportation in 1950. for the The westfolernlowing region years in he Seattle, was appointed and latersuperin transferredtendent

in of thetransportation same capacityfor to the eastwestern region in in Chicago. Seattle, Inand 1957, later hetrans was

promoted ferred in the to general same capacity superintendent to the east­ of

transportation ern region in Chicago. and heldIn that 1957, position he was

until promoted his retirement to general in superintendent 1961. of

transportation He is survivedand by two held sons, that Robert position

and until Richard, his retirement and four in sisters. 1961.

He is survived by two sons, Robert

and Richard, and four sisters.

Crippen delivered the keynote address

problems," he said. "It can provide the

analytical tools necessary to measure

before Milwaukee a seminar Road President on clerical Curtiss workE.

the problems," specific tasks he said. involved "It can inprovide each job; the

measurement Crippen delivered held the by the keynote accounting address itanalytical can help tools to setnecessary performance to measure stand­

division before of a the seminar Association on clerical of Ameri­ work ards the for specific eachtasks worker; involved and it in caneach enable job;

can measurement Railroads at held theby Marriott the accounting Motor supervisors it can help to to constantly set performance monitor stand­ the

Hotel division April of 26 the inAssociation Chicago. of Ameri­ output ards for ofeach all their worker; people." and it can enable

can Speaking Railroads before at an the audience Marriott ofMotor rail­ supervisors He cited AAR to constantly estimates monitor that about the

road Hotel industry April 26 employees in Chicago. he said, "Like 38 output percent of all of their railroad people." clerical em­

legislative Speaking action, before technological an audience of and railployees He cited are covered AAR estimates by somethat formabout of

managerial road industry advances employees alone he said, cannot "Like work 38 percent measurement; of railroad and clerical that where em­

provide legislative the action, ultimatetechnological solutions to our and measurement ployees are covered programs by have some been form esof

present managerial problems. advances A healthy, alone profitable cannot tablished, work measurement; clerical costsand havethat beenwhere re­

railroad provide industry the ultimate can only solutions come about to our duced measurement 17 percent. programs have been es­

through present continued problems. dedication A healthy, profitable to progtablished, "If similar clerical programs costs were have extended been reress

railroad on our industry part, coupled can only with come an effec­ about toduced the remainder 17 percent. of the industry's cleritive

through program continued of creative dedication involvement to progcal "If workers," similar he programs said, "awere yearly extended sav­

byress theon Federal our part, government." coupled with an effecings to the of $80 remainder millionof could the industry's be realizedcleritive "This program two-pronged of creative attack involvement is an abenoughcal workers," to buyhe 4,500 said, freight "a yearly cars." savsolute

by the necessity, Federal government."

and neither part offers These ings of are $80 gains million we can could realize be realized­ with the

much "This chance two-pronged of success attack without is an the ab­ resources enough to already buy at 4,500 our disposal, freight with­ cars."

other." solute necessity, and neither part offers out These having are to gains relywe oncan a business realize with upturn the

much Citingchance the lack of of success grassroots without awarethe

or resources governmental already help." at our disposal, withness

other." among the general public as one out Hehaving cited to several rely on basic a business ideas that upturn if

of the Citing primary the lack reasons of grassroots that legislative aware­ taken or governmental into accounthelp." would allow a suc­

action ness among has been the sogeneral slow inpublic coming as one he

said, of the "I'mprimary sure all reasons of youthat are legislative aware of

the action importance has been ofso the slow Surface in coming Transhe

portation said, "I'm Act sure to all theof future you are of aware Ameriof

can the railroads importance and of the Surface other surface Trans­

common portation carriers. Act to the If we future talk of convincAmeriinglycan about railroads it to and people the weother know, surface perhaps

common they'll carriers. talk toIf other we talk people convinc­ we

don't ingly know." about it to people we know, perhaps

He emphasized they'll talk that to other everyone people in the we

railroad don't know." industry should start now to

make He the emphasized general public that everyone more aware in the

ofrailroad the industry's industry situation. should start now to

make Turning the general to clerical public workmore measure­ aware

ment, of the President industry's Crippen situation. stressed that

personnel Turning utilization to clerical andwork management measure­

have ment, not President kept pace Crippen with technological stressed that


personnel utilization and management

have "The not need kept for pace clerical with technological

work measurement,

improvements. and the effectiveness of it,

can "The be demonstrated," need for clerical he said. work measurement,

He cited figures and the which effectiveness indicatedof that it,

between can be demonstrated," 1965 and 1970, he automation said.

notwithstanding, He cited figures which the clerical indicated work that

force between declined 1965 atand about 1970, the automation same rate

asnotwithstanding, did railroad employment the clerical in general; work

and force during declined this at same about period the same of time, rate

while as did total railroad clerical employment employeein compen­ general;

cessful He work cited measurement several basic program ideas that toif

be taken put into account operationwould on any allow railroad a suc­

at cessful a relatively work low measurement cost. program to

be "Remember, put into operation progress on and any innova­ railroad

tion at a have relatively been low essential cost. to the growth

of our "Remember, industry," progress he said. "Continued and innova­

dedication tion have been to these essential principles to the isgrowth vital

toof the our survival industry," of our he industry." said. "Continued

dedication to these principles is vital

to the survival of our industry."

"Nationalization would be a blow to

the taxpayer, to business dependent upon

our "Nationalization common carrier system, would be to a theblow otherto

common the taxpayer, carriers, to business to labor dependent and to upon our

basic our common free enterprise carrier system. system, It to would the other not

solve common the carriers, railroad to problem, labor and but to only our

transfer basic free responsibility enterprise system. for it."-Benjamin It would not

F. solve Biaggini, the railroad president, problem, Southernbut Pacific. only

transfer responsibility for it."-Benjamin

F. Biaggini, president, Southern Pacific.

sation and during and benefits this same increased period 20 of per­ time,

cent, while clerical total clerical cost peremployee carload increased compen­

30 sation percent. and benefits increased 20 percent,

"A comprehensive clerical cost per program carload increased of clerical

30 work percent. measurement can solve these

"A comprehensive program of cleri­

18 cal work measurement can solve these

Milwaukee Road President Curtiss E. Crippen (left), who delivered the keynote address

at a recent seminar on clerical work measurement, is shown with John C. Manders,

Milwaukee Road manager·work operations·personnel (center), and V. W. Kraetsch, vice

Milwaukee Road President Curtiss E. Crippen (left), who delivered the keynote address


at a recent seminar

of the



clerical work



Lake Erie Railroad

is shown

and chairman

with John









Road manager·work


operations·personnel (center), and V. W. Kraetsch, vice

president·finance of the Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad and chairman of the AAR's

work management committee.

The Milwaukee Road Magazine


V. P. Sohn

The Milwaukee Road Magazine

Michael Sol Collection

Chicago Milwaukee Corporation

Chicago Milwaukee Corporation

First Annual Stockholders Meeting Held

First Annual Stockholders prosperity. A year ago, the first quarter Meeting Held

Addressing stockholders of Chicago

it will be a desirable partner for inclu­

Milwaukee Corporation at the annual for the railroad alone was a loss, as is sion in whatever major rail systems

meeting Addressing held in stockholders Chicago Mayof 9, Chicago Chair­ usually prosperity. the case, A year but ago, it the represented first quarter a may it will eventually be a desirable emerge." partner for incluman

Milwaukee WilliamCorporation J. Quinn reviewed at the annual the considerable for the railroad improvement alone was over a loss, 1970. as is sion Thein stockholders whatever major of Chicago rail systems Mil­

criteria meeting onheld which in Chicago the company May 9, isChair bas­ The usually first the quarter case, this but year it represented for the rail­ a waukee may eventually Corporation emerge." approved a charingman

itsWilliam active search J. Quinn forreviewed companies the road considerable alone wasimprovement not quite as good over rela­ 1970. ter amendment The stockholders providing of Chicago for the elecMil­ ,

suited criteria to on its which diversification the company plans. is basing

Heits saidactive firms search are being for sought companies that

tively The first as the quarter first quarter this year the for year the berailfore,road being alone off was onnot netquite income as good by some relationwaukee

of directors Corporation by classes, approved witha onecharthirdter amendment of the membership providing being for the elected elec­

are suited not affected to its diversification by the seasonal plans. varia­ $234,000. tively as the first quarter the year be­ each tion year of directors for three-year by classes, terms. with They onetions

He in said earnings firms that are affect being the sought railroad that fore, He stressed being off that on "the net income board of by direc­ some also third elected of the amembership slate of nine being directors elected

industry are not affected and thatby dothe notseasonal have thevaria intors $234,000. recognizes the importance of its who each had year been for nominated three-year by terms. manage­ They

tensivetions in labor earnings andthat capital affect characteris­ the railroad responsibility He stressed tothat the "the public board to continue of direcment also to elected the holding a slate company's of nine directors ninetics

industry of railroads. and that do not have the in­ totors maintain recognizes and improve the importance the railroad's of its man who board. had been nominated by managetensive

Mr. Quinn labor and expressed capital characteris­ confidence service responsibility as a common to the public carrier." to continue ment Laurence to the S. holding Kaplan, company's Williamnine J.

that tics companies of railroads. can be found for acquisition

Mr. on Quinn reasonable expressed termsconfidence and that

to He maintain called and particular improve attention the railroad's to a

report service issued as a common by the hearing carrier." examiner

Quinn man board. and Arthur M. Wirtz were

elected Laurence to serve S. for Kaplan, three years. William J.

they that will companies contribute can earnings be found for for Chiac­ in the He called Union particular Pacific-Rock attention Island to a Quinn Tildenand Cummings, Arthur M. William Wirtz were G.

cagoquisition Milwaukee on reasonable Corporation terms and which that proceedings, report issued which by the included hearing examiner the ex­ Karnes elected and to serve Joseph for three A. Maun years. were

will they bewill favorably contribute affected earnings by the for conChiaminer's in the views Union ofPacific-Rock how the westernIsland rail­ elected Tilden to serve Cummings, two years. William G.

solidatedcago Milwaukee losses available Corporation to the holding which roads-with proceedings, the which exception included of the the Frisex­ Karnes Patrickand L. O'Malley, Joseph A. Philip Maun W. Pills­ were

company. will be favorably affected by the consolidated

He explained losses that, available as a to result the holding of the

coaminer's and theviews Milwaukee of how the Road-should western rail­

be roads-with consolidatedthe into exception four basic of systems. the Frisbury

elected and to Ray serve Garrett, two years. Jr., were elected

to serve Patrick oneL. year. O'Malley, Philip W. Pills­

Milwaukee company. Road's past operations,

there He isexplained available that, a taxas loss a result carry-for­ of the

co Mr. and Quinn the Milwaukee declared that Road-should the Milwaukee

be consolidated Road will into press four the basic Interstate systems.

bury and Ray Garrett, Jr., were elected

to serve Chicago one Milwaukee year. Corporation

ward Milwaukee which, Road's as of Dec. past 21, operations, 1971, Commerce Mr. Quinn Commission declared that to act the upon Mil­ The Chicago Milwaukee Corpo­

amounted there is available to $33,773,000, a tax loss and carry-for­ an un­ the waukee Milwaukee's Road will petition press for the inclusion Interstate ration Chicago became Milwaukee the parent Corporation of the

usedward investment which, as tax of credit Dec. carry-for­ 21, 1971, with Commerce the Union Commission Pacific or to Southern act upon Milwaukee The Chicago RoadMilwaukee on Jan. 14, Corpo­ 1972

ward amounted of $11,078,000. to $33,773,000, and an un­ Pacific the Milwaukee's if it approves petition the acquisition for inclusion of when ration anbecame exchange the offer parent to acquire of the

used Commenting investment ontax Milwaukee credit carry-for­ Road the with Rock the Island Union byPacific either or Southern both of the Milwaukee outstanding Road stock on Jan. of the 14, rail­ 1972

operations, ward of $11,078,000. he said that the first half those Pacific carriers. if it approves the acquisition of road when was an exchange declared offer effective. to acquire The

of the Commenting year has traditionally on Milwaukee been aRoad loss the "Meanwhile," Rock Island heby added, either "we or both intendof

corporation the outstanding now holds stock more of the than rail­

period operations, for the he railroad said that with the very first few half tothose maintain carriers. and improve the services 95 road percent was declared of the effective. outstanding The

exceptions, of the year has eventraditionally in years of been relative

a loss and"Meanwhile," operations of he theadded, railroad "we sointend that shares corporation of thenow railroad holds more common than

period for the railroad with very few to maintain and improve the services stock 95 percent and Seriesof Apreferred the outstanding stock.

exceptions, even in years of relative and operations of the railroad so that shares The Chicago of the railroad Milwaukee common Corporation,

stock and aSeries holding Apreferred company, stock. was

formed The to Chicago enableMilwaukee diversification. Cor­

Plans poration, for the a holding acquisition company, of other was

companies formed to are enable now diversification.

being studied

with Plans a for viewthe toacquisition the realization of other of

the companies greatestare possible now being longstudied term

benefits. with a view to the realization of

the Thegreatest board of possible directors long of term the

corporation benefits. consisted of six membersThe

at the board time of of directors the effective of the

date corporation of the exchange consisted of offer. six mem­ The

authorized bers at the number time of was the increased effective

todate nineof bythe board exchange action on offer. March The

10, authorized and Joseph number A. Maun, was aincreased partner

into the nine St. by Paul board lawaction firm of on Maun, March

Hazel, 10, and Green, Joseph Hayes, A. Maun, Simon a partner and

Aretz, in the was St. Paul elected law to firm fillof one Maun, of

the Hazel, vacancies Green, created Hayes, by Simon the ex­ and

325 ALUMINUM CONTAINERS manufactured by the Heil Company of Milwaukee reo

cently began movement over the Milwaukee Road on their way to Perth Amboy, N. J.

The containers, each with a 1,324 cubic foot capacity, are designed for the transpor­

325 ALUMINUM CONTAINERS manufactured by the Heil Company of Milwaukee reo

tation of prilled pellets (approximately 1/16 inch balls) of petroleum-based plastic

cently began movement over the Milwaukee Road on their way to Perth Amboy, N. J.

between Puerto Rico and Perth Amboy. The total shipment will require 163 TTCX

The containers, each with a 1,324 cubic foot capacity, are designed for the transpor­

container cars, with two units loaded on each car.

tation of prilled pellets (approximately 1/16 inch balls) of petroleum-based plastic

between Puerto Rico and Perth Amboy. The total shipment will require 163 TTCX

May container - June, cars, 7972with

two units loaded on each car.

pansion. Aretz, was Theelected full complement to fill one of of

directors the vacancies was achieved created by on the April ex­

20 pansion. with the The election full complement to the boardof

of directors Ray Garrett, was Jr., achieved and Philip on April W.

Pillsbury. 20 with the election to the board

of Ray Garrett, Jr., and Philip W.



May - June, 7972

Michael Sol Collection


General Office Applications & System Employees Reported During March-April 1972

Hoffman, E. M..Asst. Chief Stat. .... Chicago, III.

Hotton, General MarieOffice Editor of& Milw. System Mag. Employees .. Chicago, III.

Keys, Marie .. Secretary Chicago, III.

Zeravich, Hoffman, R. E. L. M..Asst. Chief Clerk Stat. .... Chicago, III.


Hotton, Marie Editor of Milw. Mag. .. Chicago, III.

Frederick, A. L. .. Section Foreman .. LaCrosse, Wis.

Lindmark, C. M.. Section Laborer .. LaCrosse, Wis.

Steinmetz, E. C. Store Opr. . Tomah, Wis.

Frederick, A. L. .. Section Foreman .. LaCrosse, Wis.

Lindmark, C. M.. Section Laborer .. LaCrosse, Wis.

Milwaukee Steinmetz, E. C. Division Store Opr. . Tomah, Wis.

Keys, Marie .. Secretary

Aberdeen Zeravich, R. L. Division Clerk

Chicago, III.

Chicago, III.

Forking, B. F. .Switchman. Milwaukee, Wis.

Harkins, Milwaukee F. J.. Division .Conductor Milwaukee, Wis.

Hummel, D. Section Laborer. Mobridge, S.D.

Knoll, Aberdeen L. J. Division Section Foreman Mobridge, S.D.

Sheimo, H. L. Cond.·Brakeman Montevideo, Minn.

Wallace, Hummel, M. D. Section Section Laborer. Laborer. Mobridge, Dalmar, S.D. la.

Knoll, L. J. Section Foreman Mobridge, S.D.

Sheimo, H. L. Cond.·Brakeman Montevideo, Minn.

Chicago Wallace, M. Terminals Section Laborer. Dalmar, la.

Rauchenecker, G. W. Train Director. Bensenville, III.

Chicago Terminals

Coast Rauchenecker, Division G. W. Train Director. Bensenville, III.

Morisette, C. R.. .. Conductor. Cle Elum, Wash.

Panchot, Coast E. Division A.. . .Welder. Tacoma, Wash.

Woods, J. L.. .Conductor Spokane, Wash.

Morisette, C. R.. .. Conductor. Cle Elum, Wash.

Panchot, E. A.. . .Welder. Tacoma, Wash.

Dubuque Woods, J. L.. & Illinois.Conductor DivisionSpokane,


Hersey, H. A. Lt. of Police .Savanna, III.

Dubuque & Illinois Division

Iowa Hersey, Division H. A. Lt. of Police .Savanna, III.

Prowse, C. H. Switchman. . ... Perry, la.

Iowa Division

Iowa, Prowse, Minnesota C. H. &Switchman. Dakota . Division ... Perry, la.

Bell, W. C.. Warehouse Foreman . Sioux City, la.

Leahy, Iowa, R. Minnesota F. . Conductor & Dakota Sioux Division City, la.

Wold, A. T. Section Foreman . Le Roy, Minn.

Bell, W. C.. Warehouse Foreman . Sioux City, la.

Leahy, R. F. . Conductor Sioux City, la.

La Wold, Crosse A. T. Division Section Foreman . Le Roy, Minn.

Beattie, C. Moo .Conductor .. LaCrosse, Wis.

La Crosse Division

Schuder, F. L. Chauffeur. Milwaukee, Wis.

Smoger, Forking, H. B. A.. F. .. .Switchman. Conductor. Milwaukee, Wis. Wis.

Spende, Harkins, J. F. V.. J.. Operating .Conductor Clk.. Milwaukee, Wis. Wis.

Schuder, F. L. Chauffeur. Milwaukee, Wis.

Smoger, H. A.. .. Conductor. Milwaukee, Wis.

Milwaukee Spende, J. V.. Terminals Operating &Clk.. Shops Milwaukee, Wis.

Butcher, W. A. Machinist. Milwaukee, Wis.

Hunter, Milwaukee C. . Terminals . .Janitor & Shops MilwaUkee, Wis.

Kolanda, J. A.. Elec. Foreman. Milwaukee, Wis.

Quinlan, Butcher, G. W. F.Regional A. Mgr. Machinist. Sales Milwaukee, Wis.

Hunter, Freight C. . Traffic . .Janitor . MilwaUkee, St. Louis, Mo. Wis.

Kolanda, J. A.. Elec. Foreman. Milwaukee, Wis.

Quinlan, G. F.Regional Mgr. Sales

Rocky Freight Mountain Traffic Division . St. Louis, Mo.

Hagemo, A..

Fireman. MissOUla, Mont.

Jackson, Rocky E. Mountain M. Division .Laborer. Geraldine,Mont.

Kelley, G. P.. Engineer .. Deer Lodge, Mont.

Hagemo, A.. Fireman. MissOUla, Mont.

Jackson, E. M. .Laborer. Geraldine,Mont.

Terre Kelley, Haute G. P.. Division Engineer .. Deer Lodge, Mont.

Carpenter, J. E.. Conductor .. Terre Haute, Ind.

Terre Haute Division

Twin Carpenter, CityJ. Terminals

E.. Conductor .. Terre Haute, Ind.

Andrilunos, P.. Section Laborer. Minneapolis, Minn.

Carlson, Twin E. City O. Ass!. Terminals Chf. Yd. Clk.. Minneapolis Minn.

Engebretson, F. O... Ticket Agent ... Mpls., Minn.

Hancer, Andrilunos, I. O. P.. . Section . Invoice Laborer. Clerk Minneapolis, .. S!. Paul, Minn. Minn.

Kocisko, Carlson, J. E. Boo O. ..... Ass!. Chf. Mach. Yd. Helper Clk.. Minneapolis .. St. Paul, Minn.

Magedonz, Engebretson, P. F.. F. Machine O... Ticket Opr.. Agent Minneapolis, ... Mpls., Minn. Minn.

Miller, Hancer, B. I. G.. O. Yard . Conductor . Invoice .. Clerk Minneapolis, .. S!. Paul, Minn. Minn.

Zahradka, Kocisko, J. W. Boo J.. ..... Mach. Chief Clerk Helper .. .. St. St. Paul, Paul, Minn. Minn.

Magedonz, P. F.. Machine Opr.. Minneapolis, Minn.

Miller, B. G.. Yard Conductor .. Minneapolis, Minn.

Beattie, C. Moo .Conductor .. LaCrosse, Wis. Zahradka, W. J.. Chief Clerk .. St. Paul, Minn.


The Milwaukee Road was awarded its 11th consecutive Special Citation from the

Department of Health, Education and Welfare April 6 in Chicago. The award recognizes


the railroad's contribution to public health through high maintenance standards for

The Milwaukee Road was awarded its 11th consecutive Special Citation from the

its dining, bar, lounge, sleeping and parlor car operations from Jan. 1, 1970 through

Department of Health, Education and Welfare April 6 in Chicago. The award recognizes

June 30, 1971. Pictured at the presentation are: A. J. Corbett, chief inspector, Sleepingthe

railroad's contribution to public health through high maintenance standards for

Dining Car Department (left to right); C. E. Stark, HEW representative; J. F. Wytrykus,

its dining, bar, lounge, sleeping and parlor car operations from Jan. 1, 1970 through

HEW representative; W. Sommer, assistant superintendent, Sleeping-Dining Car De­

June 30, 1971. Pictured at the presentation are: A. J. Corbett, chief inspector, Sleepingpartment;

R. E. Michau, dining car inspector; and T. J. Knaffla, dining car inspector.

Dining Car Department (left to right); C. E. Stark, HEW representative; J. F. Wytrykus,

HEW representative; W. Sommer, assistant superintendent, Sleeping-Dining Car De­


partment; R. E. Michau, dining car inspector; and T. J. Knaffla, dining car inspector.


Applications Reported During March-April 1972

General Superintendent

Brown Retires in May

General Superintendent

Russell R. Brown, general superinten­

Brown Retires in May

dent of the Milwaukee Road with

headquarters Russell R. Brown, in Milwaukee, general superinten­ retired

May dent 31of after the 38 Milwaukee years of service Road with

the headquarters railroad. in Milwaukee, retired

May Except 31 after for a38 seven-year years of service period with between

the railroad. 1933 and 1940, Mr. Brown has

beenExcept continuously for a seven-year employedperiod by the be­

Milwaukee tween 1933 Road and 1940, sinceMr. 1927. Brown After has

serving been continuously in various operating employed depart­ by the

ment Milwaukee positionsRoad in Milwaukee since 1927. and inAfter St.

Paul serving and Austin, in various he was operating named superdepartintendentment positions of the in Milwaukee Milwaukeeand Road­ in St.

Kansas Paul and City Austin, Southern he was Joint named Agency super­ at

Kansas intendent Cityof in the 1955. Milwaukee In 1956, he Road­ became

Kansas superintendent City Southern of Joint the Agency Chicagoat

Terminals Kansas City andin in1955. 1957In was 1956, appointed he be­

general came superintendent superintendentof with the Chicago headquarters

Terminals in Chicago, and in 1957 becoming was appointed general

superintendent general superintendent of the Chicago with Termiheadnalsquarters and Terre in Chicago, Haute Division becoming ingeneral 1959.

Insuperintendent 1966 he became of the general Chicago superinTermitendentnals and with Terre headquarters Haute Division in Milwau­ in 1959.

kee, In 1966 the post he became he held general until hissuperin retirement.tendent

with headquarters in Milwaukee,

As chairman the post he of the held Railroad until his People retire­

for ment. Repeal Committee, he was very

active As in chairman the recently of the successful Railroad People effort

tofor repeal Repeal Wisconsin's Committee, 1907he train was crew very

law. active in the recently successful effort

to Mr. repeal Brown's Wisconsin's retirement 1907 wastrain marked crew

at law. a luncheon held in Chicago on May

16 inMr. connection Brown's with retirement an Operating was marked Department

at a luncheon staff meeting. held in Chicago Anotheron lunch­ May

eon, 16 in attended connection by with a great an Operating many of his De­

friends partment andstaff associates meeting. in Another and out of lunch­ the

railroad eon, attended industry, by a was great held many atof the his

North friends Hills and Country associates Club in and in Menomo­ out of the

nee railroad Falls, Wis., industry, on May was 19. held at the

North . Mr. Hills and Country Mrs. Brown Club in have Menomo­ three

children nee Falls, and Wis., sixon grandchildren, May 19. and

will. Mr. continue and Mrs. to make Brown theirhave hornethree in

Cudahy, children Wis., and near six grandchildren, Milwaukee. and

will continue to make their horne in

Cudahy, Wis., near Milwaukee.

"I'm still encouraged about the longrange

future of railroads if we can find

the ways "I'm and still means encouraged of staying about profitable. the long­

Ifrange we can future get everyone of railroads to understand if we can the find

importance the ways and ofmeans a freeof enterprise staying profitable. system

for If we transportation, can get everyone then to people understand can unthe

derstand importance what of has a free to be enterprise done."-John system

S. for Reed, transportation, president, Santa then Fe. people can understand

"There what is nothing has to the be done."-John


might S. Reed, do which president, would Santa be quite Fe. so disastrous,

"There quite so is outrageously nothing the expensive government as

nationalization might do which ofwould the railroad be quite industry so disas­

... trous, If anyone quite so tells outrageously you that the expensive governas

ment nationalization can do it better of the orrailroad do it cheaper, industry

you ... can If anyone tell himtells he isyou whistling that the 'Dixie'." govern­

-D. ment D. can Strencht, do it better vice president or do it of cheaper, operations,

you can Louisville tell him and he Nashville. is whistling 'Dixie'."

-D. D. Strencht, vice president of operations,


The Milwaukee

and Nashville.

Road Magazine

The Milwaukee Road Magazine

Michael Sol Collection

Women's Traffic and Transportation Holyrood. She is survived by a brother,

Club of Seattle for the May 1972-May Walter J. Alden of Monrovia, Calif.


1973 Women's club year Traffic at theand annual Transportation

election of


Holyrood. She


is survived

The employees

by a brother,


officers. Club of Laura Seattle Schaub for the ofMay the 1972-May Regional Walter J. Alden of Monrovia, Calif.


Manager-Sales' 1973 club year Office at the annual and your election corre­

the Spokane area extend a welcome to



spondent officers. was Laura elected Schaub for aof two-year the Regional term

Ken SPOKANE FreemanNEWS: and his family The employees upon their of

asManager-Sales' trustee. OtherOffice officersand elected your were:



the Spokane arrival in area theextend city from a welcome Chicago. to


President spondent -was Dorothy elected Moore for a two-year (Foss Alas­



Ken was Freeman transferred and his tofamily Spokane upon as their the


ka as Line); trustee. Corresponding Other officers Secretary elected were: ­

new recent District arrival Adjuster. in the city He from replaces Chicago. Ray

Mildred President Pickrell - Dorothy (Olympic Moore S. (Foss S. Co.);



Ken was who transferred retired onto disability. Spokane Ray's as the


Recording ka Line); Secretary Corresponding - Joyce Secretary Robinson



new District will Adjuster. be missedHe byreplaces his fellow Ray

(Seattle Mildred Travel Pickrell Center); (Olympic Treasurer S. S. Co.); ­

workers Moore, and who we retired wish on himdisability. a pleasantRay's re­

Joan Recording Masters Secretary (Seaport - Shipping Joyce Robinson Co.);

tirement presence ... will Another be missed new arrival by his in fellow Spo­

and (Seattle Two-Year Travel Trustees Center); - Kay Treasurer Haskins



workers is Car and Foreman we wish Frank him a Zawada. pleasant He re­

Coast Division

(Olympic Joan Masters S. S. Co.) (Seaport and Corinne Shipping Shelton



tirement Howard ... Another Jensen, new who arrival retired. in Spo­

(Frank and Two-Year P. Dow Trustees Co.). Installation - Kay Haskins of of­ TELEGRAPH

kane is Car Foreman








Coast Division

ficers (Olympic will be S. S. held Co.) atand the Corinne May 9 Shelton dinner former











Laura K. Schaub, Correspondent meeting (Frank of P. the Dow club. Co.). Installation of of­ who TELEGRAPH retired in December OFFICE: 1969Friends as teletype and


Office of Traffic Ma nager MILWAUKEE

ficers will be held


at the


May 9 dinner


former associates in the Seattle of Isaac Relay"Ike" Office, Moore, were

Laura K. Schaub, Correspondent PLOYEES

meeting of


the club.

NEWS: The Seattle

saddened who retired to learn in December of his death 1969 on as teletype March


Office of Traffic Ma nager meeting MILWAUKEE of the Milwaukee ROAD RETIRED Road Retired



Ike began in the working Seattle Relay when Office, he waswere 13

comed to our office staff recently was

Employees PLOYEES Club CLUB wasNEWS: held March The 9Seattle with

assaddened a messenger to learn for the of his superintendent death on March of

Judi DISTRICT Sawyer. MANAGER-SALES: Judi replaced Penny Vierra, Wel­ 36meeting members of the present Milwaukee including Road visitors



15. old Ike Virginia began working Railway. when Except he for was time 13

who comed is now to aour stenographer office staff inrecently the Agent's was Mrs. Employees Mabel Club Eggleston was held of Three March Forks,


9 with

as a messenger in the military for the overseas superintendent duringof

Office Judi Sawyer. in Tacoma. Judi replaced Penny Vierra, house 36 members guest of Mr. present and Mrs. including W. A. visitors Mer­

World the old War Virginia I, and Railway. a stretch Except in the for '30s time


who is now






in the Agent's

OF­ rill, Mrs. andMabel retiredEggleston Conductor of L. Three H. Larson



spent he in homesteaded the military in overseas Alaskaduring and


Office in



of us are now looking of house Mobridge, guest of S. Mr. D. and It was Mrs. announced


W. A. Mer­

World for War the I, Signal and a Corps; stretch the in the rest'30s of

forward LOCAL toand theFOREIGN resumptionFREIGHT of our great OFthatrill,

the and O. retired D. Wolkes, Conductor who were L. H. present,



when lifetime he homesteaded was dedicated in to Alaska the rail­ and

outdoor FICES: activities, Most of after us aare winter now oflooking snow, will of Mobridge, be celebrating S. D. their It was 60thannounced wedding

roads worked he for served-the the Signal last Corps; beingthe therest Milof

wind forward and to rain. the On resumption April 15, of the our local great

anniversary that the O. D. later Wolkes, in the who month. were Roy present, Jorwaukee Ike's lifetime at Seattle, was 'which dedicated he to joined the rail­ in

forces outdoor ofactivities, the Foreign after Freight a winter Depart­ of snow,

gensen will be showed celebrating slides their of a recent 60th wedding trip to

1943. roads Funeral he served-the serviceslast were being heldthe at Mil­ the

ment wind and and Milwaukee rain. On April Motor 15, Transport the local

Denmark. anniversary Members later in the were month. informed Roy Jor­ of Church waukee ofat the Seattle, Ascension 'which onhe March joined 20. in

joined forces inof a the fishing Foreign expedition Freight offDepart West­ the gensen passing showed of Isaac slides Moore, of a who recent recently He

trip to

1943. is survived Funeral services by threewere sons; held Charles, at the

portment in and the Pacific Milwaukee Ocean. Motor Bill Prather Transport of retired Denmark. from Members the Telegraphic were Department Jim,

informed of Church and of Edward; the Ascension and 'a daughter, on March Mrs. 20.

Foreign joined in Freight a fishing caught expedition the largest off fishWest­ ... the The passing Tacoma of Isaac meeting Moore, held who April recently 9 Kathleen He is survived Johnson. by three sons; Charles,

aport 10 lb. in the silver Pacific Salmon. Ocean. Beginner's Bill Prather luck. of was retired attended from the byTelegraphic 113 members. Department Lyle Jim, and Edward; and 'a daughter, Mrs.

The Foreign oceanFreight at thiscaught time of the year largest is pretty fish­ Smith, ... The president, Tacoma was meeting with held us after April a9

Kathleen Johnson.

rough a 10 lb. andsilver we did Salmon. have Beginner's a few casesluck. of sojourn was attended in the hospital. by 113 Scott members. McGalliard, Lyle Aberdeen Division

seasickness The ocean ... at this Leo time Fettigof was year chairman is pretty who Smith, is retired president, fromwas thewith Freight us after Claima


of rough the annual and we Sea-Tac did have Golfa Tournament

few cases of Department, sojourn in the showed hospital. slides Scott of McGalliard, a trip to Aberdeen Division

held seasickness at the Auburn ... Leo Golf Fettig Course was on chairman April Australia. who is retired Members from were the informed Freight Claim that Martha Moehring, Correspondent


22. of Competition the annual Sea-Tac was keen Golf because Tournament of the Gertrude Department, Alden showed died on slides April of 16 a trip afterto

Asst. Superintendent's Office, Montevideo

historical held at the rivalry Auburn between Golf Course the twoon cities April anAustralia. illness ofMembers several weeks. were She informed began her that Martha Moehring, Correspondent

. 22. . . Competition Mrs. Donnawas Hendricks keen because has joined of the railroad Gertrude career Alden ondied Jan. on 15, April 1919, 16 as after a Our hats are off to Engineer Charlie

Asst. Superintendent's Office, Montevideo

the historical staff ofrivalry the Foreign between Freight the two Depart­ cities clerk an illness in the of Spokane several weeks. Freight She office. began She her Wilson, who was recently interviewed by

ment. . . . Mrs. Donna Hendricks has joined was railroad later promoted career on toJan. secretary 15, 1919, and held as a Columnist Our hats Robert are off Smith to Engineer of the Minnea­ Charlie

the staff of the Foreign Freight Depart­ similar clerk in positions the Spokane in Tacoma Freight and office. in the She polis Wilson, Tribune who was in connection recently interviewed with the anby



Seattle was later Agent's promoted Officeto where secretary sheand retired held nual Columnist spring Robert "train rides" Smith taken of the byMinnea some

Stewart "Stu" Bowler has been ill with on similar Dec. 15, positions 1959. Following in Tacoma her and railroad in the of polis the Tribune more daring in connection young men with of the the an­

the PRICING measles. DEPARTMENT: To his surprise, one Rate never Clerk career, Seattle she Agent's worked Office several where years she in retired the Twin nual spring Cities area. "train They rides" hang taken onto by some the

grows Stewart too"Stu" old for Bowler children's has activities been ill with ... Admittance on Dec. 15, Office 1959. of Following Seattle University. her railroad sides of the of more slowlydaring moving young trains, men only of to the

Maxine the measles. Dittebrandt's To his surprise, son, Jeffrey, one never was Requiem career, she Mass worked was said several April years 19 in in St. the find Twin they Cities soonarea. pick They up speed hang and onto head the

home grows ontoo leave old from for children's the U. S. activities Army until ... Joseph's Admittance Church Office followed of Seattle by University. burial in for sides theof open slowly country, moving like trains, out only to theto

April Maxine 26. He Dittebrandt's is stationedson, on Okinawa Jeffrey, ... was Requiem Mass was said April 19 in St. find they soon pick up speed and head

Agnes home Horak, on leave your from former the U. S. correspond­ Army until Joseph's Church followed by burial in for the open country, like out to the

ent, April who 26. turned He is stationed world traveler on Okinawa upon her ...

retirement Agnes Horak, from your the Pricing former Department, correspond­ RETIRES AFTER 43

left ent, May who 1turned with her world sister traveler for sixupon weeks her YEARS. John W. Mont­

inretirement Europe. from the Pricing Department, gomery, B & B Fore­



left May 1 with


her sister


for six





at Austin

John W.




in Europe.


shown with



& B Fore­

Ask and Esther Ray have purchased ant



at Austin



homes REGIONAL in the Magnolia DATA OFFICE: and Richmond Joyce Ray McCann (left)

is shown with Assist·

Beach Ask and areas Esther ... Changes Ray have in thepurchased depart­ and






ment homes include in the new Magnolia employees and Mike Richmond Mc­ V. L.




at a retire·


Manus Beach and areas John ... McPherson, Changes in the anddepart Paul


and Chief





Brydges, ment include who resigned new employees to attendMike school. Mc­ V.


L. Blake




a retire·



Manus and John McPherson, and Paul




D. True's col·



in his honor April 21.







the Regional

to attend


(See R. D. True's col·

Sales, REGIONAL was elected SALES vice president OFFICE: of the Lee umn.)

Derr, secretary to the Regional Manager­



- June,



elected vice president of the


May - June, 1972


Michael Sol Collection


TION DINNER. Ray A. Kolhoff, district


J. Correll is shown with his wife, Mildred,

as he was presented a steam engine rep­


lica, made and painted by the members of

J. Correll is shown with his wife, Mildred,

his crew, during a retirement party held in

as he was presented a steam engine rep­

his honor on Jan. 29. Mr. Correll, who

lica, made and painted by the members of


his crew,



48 years

a retirement



is a





his honor


on Jan. 29.


Mr. Correll,

His grand­


father was a passenger conductor and his

retired with 48 years service, is a third

father was an engineer on the Illinois

generation Milwaukee Roader. His grand­


father was a passenger conductor and his


J. Sneiker (left), stationery storekeeper

at Milwaukee Shops, is congratulated


upon his retirement Jan. 31 by Manager

J. Sneiker (left), stationery storekeeper

of Material E. F. Volkman.

at Milwaukee Shops, is congratulated

upon his retirement Jan. 31 by Manager

of Material E. F. Volkman.

manager-sales in Sioux City, is shown as


he spoke recently at the local transporta­

TION DINNER. Ray A. Kolhoff, district

tion club's annual dinner. Mr. Kolhoff,

manager-sales in Sioux City, is shown as

who retired as the club's chairman of the

he spoke recently at the local transporta­

board, presented a service plaque to Jerry

tion club's annual dinner. Mr, Kolhoff,

Meisner of the Sioux Transportation Co.,

who retired as the club's chairman of the

the club's former president. John S. Ma·

board, presented a service plaque to Jerry

honey, Jr.. sales representative in Sioux

Meisner of the Sioux Transportation Co"

City, was re-elected to the club's board

the club's former president. John S. Ma·

of directors.

honey, Jr.. sales representative in Sioux

t, City, was re-elected to the club's board

of directors.

father was an engineer on the Illinois


DAY·SEVERSON. Jean Severson of HOI-.


man, Wis., and Richard Day of Sparta,

Wis., were married Feb. 12. Mr. Day, who

DAY·SEVERSON. Jean Severson of HOI-.'

is employed as a crew signalman on the

man, Wis., and Richard Day of Sparta,

Milwaukee Road, is the son of Alvie Day,

Wis., were married Feb. 12. Mr. Day, who

a retired Signal Department employee.

is employed as a crew signalman on the

The cou pie will make their home in Sparta.

Milwaukee Road, is the son of Alvie Day,

a retired Signal Department employee. r

The cou pie will make their home in Sparta.

May - June, 7972


ROADERS. Arnold Hagemo (center), fireman

on the Rocky Mountain Division at


Missou la, reti red Apri I 1 after 28 yea rs

ROADERS. Arnold Hagemo (center), fire­

with the railroad. Shown with Mr. Hagemo

man on the Rocky Mountain Division at

are his son, Ralph, roundhouse foreman

Missou la, reti red Apri I 1 after 28 yea rs

at Deer Lodge, and grandson, Ted, ap­

with the railroad. Shown with Mr. Hagemo

prentice electrician at Deer Lodge.

are his son, Ralph, roundhouse foreman

at Deer Lodge, and grandson, Ted, apprentice

electrician at Deer Lodge.


DIXON·TEAL. Susan Diane Teal and John

O. Dixon, son of Tomah Shops Electrician

and Mrs. Charles H. Dixon Jr., were mar­

DIXON·TEAL. Susan Diane Teal and John

ried May 20 at Zion Lutheran Church in

O. Dixon, son of Tomah Shops Electrician


and Mrs.



The ceremony

H. Dixon Jr.,







a reception,

May 20 at


Zion Lutheran

and dance


at the


Wausau Labor Temple. The couple will

Wausau, Wis. The ceremony was followed

make their home in Schofield, Wis., where

by a reception, dinner and dance at the

Mr. Dixon is employed as a brakeman on

Wausau Labor Temple. The couple will

the Milwaukee Road.

make their home in Schofield, Wis., where

Chief Warrant Officer E. R. Becker, wrecking

foreman at Davies Yard (right), is


presented a Certificate of Achievement by

Chief Warrant Officer E. R. Becker, wreck­

Brigadier General L. V. Anderson, assisting

foreman at Davies Yard (right), is

ant vice president operations-general

presented a Certificate of Achievement by

manager, during a ceremony Feb. 12 in

Brigadier General L. V. Anderson, assist­


ant vice





made by Headquarters,

Fifth U. S. Army, Fort Sam

manager, during a ceremony Feb. 12 in

Houston, Texas, cites Mr. Becker for

Milwaukee. The award, made by Head­

"meritorious service as Car Repair Shop

quarters, Fifth U. S. Army, Fort Sam

Superintendent, 1152nd Transportation

Houston, Texas, cites Mr. Becker for

Company (Railway Car Repair), Milwau­

"meritorious service as Car Repair Shop

kee, from Jan. 1968 to Aug. 1970."

Superintendent, 1152nd Transportation


ED. Ferdinand Kranz, who retired Jan. 31

from his post as chief clerk in Carscope


(center), is shown with Q. W. Torpin, gen­

ED. Ferdinand Kranz, who retired Jan. 31

eral superintendent of transportation

from his post as chief clerk in Carscope







J. Staley,



Q. W. Torpin,


of transportation, as he was preeral

superintendent of transportation

sented a Certificate of Recognition recent­

(right), and D. J. Staley, assistant superinintendent





honor of his more

as he


was pre­


years of service to the Milwaukee Road.

sented a Certificate of Recognition recent­

Mr. Dixon is employed as a brakeman on

May - June, 7972

the Milwaukee Road.

Company (Railway Car Repair), Milwaukee,

from Jan. 1968 to Aug. 1970."

in Chicago in honor of his more than 50


years of service to the Milwaukee Road.

Michael Sol Collection


Wedding vows were exchanged recent­ little Holly Johanna. Daughter Caryl and in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he and his wife

ly at the Westlawn Presbyterian Church her husband, who is employed by Mc­ had gone for a visit last year.

in Sioux Wedding City vows between were exchanged Miss Jeanette recent­

Windle ly at the andWestlawn Neal D. Keairns. Presbyterian Mr. Keairns Church

isin theSioux son of City Engineer between andMiss Mrs. Jeanette K. P.

Keairns Windle and of Sioux Neal D. City Keairns. and isMr. employed Keairns

byis Holdenried the son of Ford Engineer Co. in and Sioux Mrs. City. K. P.

Keairns On theof sick Sioux andCity hospitalized and is employed list at

Sioux by Holdenried City sinceFord our Co. last in write-up Sioux City. have

been: On Mrs. the sick Helenand Merryman, hospitalized wife list ofat

Carman Sioux City C. F. since Merryman; our last write-up Mrs. Susan have

Work, been: wife Mrs. of Helen Conductor Merryman, F. J. Work; wife andof

Mrs. Carman MaryC. Griffin, F. Merryman; wife of Engineer Mrs. Susan F.

D. Work, Griffin. wife All of Conductor are now recuperating F. J. Work; and at

home. Mrs. Mary Both Griffin, Engineerwife K. of C. Engineer Sabin andF.

retired D. Griffin. Engineer All are J. V. now Leafstone recuperating wereat

hospitalized home. Both for Engineer corrective K. C. surgery Sabin and on

their retired hipsEngineer and both J. areV. nowLeafstone at home were and

well hospitalized on the road for tocorrective recovery. surgery on

their Mrs. hips W. and Edgar both Martin, are now mother at home of Mrs. and

Goldie well on Anderson the road who to recovery. is the widow of

former Mrs. B&B W. Edgar Foreman Martin, Harry mother Anderson, of Mrs.

died Goldie on April Anderson 19. Mrs. who Martin is the made widow herof

home former with B&B Mrs. Foreman Anderson Harry in Sioux Anderson, City.

Mrs. died Martin's on April grand-daughter, 19. Mrs. Martin Mrs. made Bev­ her

erly home Friedenbach, with Mrs. Anderson is employed in Sioux as rate City.

clerk Mrs. inMartin's the Sioux grand-daughter, City RegionalMrs. office. Beverly

Retired Friedenbach, Brakemanis Robert employed F. Tierney as rate

passed clerk in away the at Sioux a Sioux City City Regional hospital office. on

March Retired 15. He Brakeman was employed Robert F. as Tierney brakeman

passed at Sioux away at City a Sioux on Oct. City 9, hospital 1929 andon

worked March in15. theHe B&B was Department employed for as brake­ three

years man prior at Sioux to that City date. on Oct. He9, retired 1929 and on

Sept. worked 1, 1956. in the There B&B Department are no known for three survivors.

years prior to that date. He retired on

Sept. The 1, family 1956. of There Roundhouse are no known Foreman sur­

and vivors. Mrs. K. S. Casey held a reunion in

Sioux The City family during of the Roundhouse first part ofForeman March,

which and Mrs. included K. S. aCasey royal welcome held a reunion for thein

Casey's Sioux City twoduring new the grandchildren. first part of March, Son

Tom, which who included is attending a royal welcome Palmer Chiro­ for the

practic Casey's College two new in Davenport, grandchildren. and his Son

wife Tom, welcomed who is attending little Kenneth Palmer Stewart Chiro­

into practic theirCollege home on in Feb. Davenport, 5. He is and their his

third wife child welcomed and little first Kenneth boy. Daughter Stewart

Cheryl, into their whose home husband on Feb. is employed 5. He is their by

Control third child Data inand Minneapolis, first boy. became Daughter the

mother Cheryl, ofwhose their husband fourth girl is on employed Dec. 16, by

Control Data in Minneapolis, became the

mother of their fourth girl on Dec. 16,

Herman J. SchUlenberg (left), laborer at

the Milwaukee Shops, who retired Jan. 31



31 years

J. SchUlenberg

with the railroad,

(left), laborer

is pre­



the Milwaukee

a gift from







Jan. 31

by R. R. Metzelfeld, district material man­

after 31 years with the railroad, is preager.sented

a gift from his many co-workers

by R. R. Metzelfeld, district material man­



Donald little Holly Aircraft Johanna. in St. Daughter Louis, and Caryl their and in The Sofia, Star Bulgaria, Hotel-near where the he and depot his and wife

two her boys husband, were present who is along employed with daugh­ by Mc­ always had gone a haven for a visit for last railroad year. men-has

ter Donald Ruby Aircraft and her in husband, St. Louis, whoand works their beenThe purchased Star Hotel-near by Jim andthe Patdepot Conley. and

for two Northwestern boys were present Bell inalong Sioux with Citydaugh and The always Conleys a haven havefor installed railroad a restaurapt men-has

their ter Ruby one little and daughter. her husband, Son who Tim, works who inbeen the purchased old waiting by room Jim and andPat have Conley. up­

lives for Northwestern at home, is employed Bell in Sioux as a trainman City and graded The Conleys some of have the installed rooms ata this restaurapt time.

on their theone Milwaukee little daughter. Road and Son isTim, also who at­ More in the work old iswaiting planned. room and have uptending

lives at home, Morningside is employed College as a at trainman Sioux graded David some Sorensen, of the equipment rooms at operator, this time.

City. on the Grandma Milwaukee and Road Grandpa and Casey is also are at­ and More Jodi work Cotton is planned. FaHang were married

very tending proudMorningside of their 10 grandchildren College at Sioux who March David 11 in Sorensen, Americanequipment Lutheran Church. operator,

range City. in Grandma age fromand 9 years Grandpa to 2 months. Casey are Jodi and isJodi the Cotton daughter FaHang of Engineman were married and

very Former proud Switchman-Yardmaster of their 10 grandchildren Clair who Mrs. March Vern 11 in "Sonny" American Cotton. Lutheran They Church. will

Bushnell range in died age from on April 9 years 10 of to a2 heart months. at­ make Jodi their is the home daughter in Harlowton. of Engineman Daveand is

tackFormer at his home Switchman-Yardmaster in Phoenix, Ariz. Clair Mr. aMrs. graduate Vern of"Sonny" the University Cotton. of They Montana will

Bushnell worked died on onApril the old 10 of SC&D a heart Diviat­

inmake Missoula. their home in Harlowton. Dave is

siontack at at Sioux his home City for in Phoenix, 20 yearsAriz. priorMr. to a Miss graduate Linda of Voller, the University daughter of of Montana Agent

moving Bushnell toworked Arizonaon inthe 1942. old In SC&D addition Divi­ and in Missoula. Mrs. Robert Voller of Billings and

tosion his wife at Sioux and aCity daughter, for 20 he years is survived prior to an Miss eighthLinda gradeVoller, student daughter at Lewis of Agent and

bymoving his mother, to Arizona Mrs. in Guy 1942. Bushnell In addition of Clark and Mrs. Junior Robert High, Voller has captured of Billings second and

Sioux to his City, wife two and a brothers, daughter, Clyde he is of survived Ten­ place an eighth in the grade Treasure student State at Spelling Lewis Bee and

nessee by his and mother, Kenneth, Mrs. a conductor Guy Bushnell on theof

inClark Helena. Junior Should High, thehas first captured place winner second

IM&D Sioux Division City, two atbrothers, Sioux City. Clyde of Ten­ not place be able in the to Treasure go, LindaState will get Spelling a chance Bee

nessee and Kenneth, a conductor on the toin participate Helena. Should in the the national first place meet winner in

IM&D Division at Sioux City.

Washington, not be able to D.C. go, Linda will get a chance

to Maria participate Stefanoff, in the wifenational of retired meet Secin

Rocky Mountain Division tion Washington, Foreman John D.C. Stefanoff of Choteau,

Mont., Maria diedStefanoff, at their home. wife of Sheretired was 81.



Rocky Mountain Division tion Foreman John Stefanoff of Choteau,

E. H. Mielke, Correspondent Mont., died at their home. She was 81.



Roundhouse Foreman, Harlowton

E. H. Mielke, Correspondent

Ellen E. Roberts, Correspondent

Mrs. Fritz Nelson, wife of retired


Roundhouse Foreman, Harlowton

Machinist Fritz Nelson, passed away in Trainmaster's Office, Miles City

Ellen E. Roberts, Correspondent

Santa Mrs. Barbara, Fritz Calif. Nelson, Burial wife wasof in retired Jack­

The VA Hospital in Miles City held

son, Machinist Tenn. Mr. Fritz Nelson Nelson, brought passed his away famin

Trainmaster's Office, Miles City

its 21st Annual Awards Recognition Proily

Santa to Harlowton Barbara, Calif. in 1949. Burial They was in left Jack­ in

gramThe to honor VA Hospital its manyin volunteers. Miles City Mrs. held

1965 son, Tenn. to reside Mr. inNelson California. brought his fam­ Sadie its 21st Glover, Annual widow Awards of Engineer Recognition Harvey Proily

Donald to Harlowton K. Bundren, in Harlowton 1949. They switch­ left in Glover, gram to was honor the its recipient many volunteers. of a silver Mrs. pin

man, 1965 and to reside Lynn in Ellen California. Muggenburg were

for Sadie 2500 Glover, hourswidow of service-the of Engineer highest Harvey

married Donald March K. Bundren, 25. The Harlowton couple will switch­ make

award Glover, made was the at recipient the ceremony. of a silver Other pin

their man, home and Lynn in Harlowton. Ellen Muggenburg were members for 2500 ofhours the Milwaukee of service-the Road family highest

married Paul Murch, March son 25. The of Switchman couple will make and

receiving award made awardsat were the Agnes ceremony. Smith, Other wife

Mrs. their Herman home in Murch Harlowton. of Harlowton, was

of members retired Section of the Milwaukee Foreman H. Road W. Smith; family

chosen Paul asMurch, an alternate son of forSwitchman Boys' State. and Mrs. receiving Edna awards Wilkerson, were widow Agnes of Smith, Engineer wife

Mrs. George Herman Malinoff, Murch Sr., of 85, Harlowton, former Har­ was T. of E. retired Wilkerson; Section Joan Foreman Ohnstad, H. W. daughter Smith;

lowton chosen hostler, as an alternate who retired for in Boys' 1952, State. died

of Mrs. retired Edna Section Wilkerson, Laborer widow and of Mrs. Engineer L.

George Malinoff, Sr., 85, former Har­ L. T. Sturdevant; E. Wilkerson; Elretta Joan Wood, Ohnstad, wife daughter of relowton

hostler, who retired in 1952, died tired of retired Roundhouse Section Foreman Laborer Harry and Mrs. Wood; L.

and L. Sturdevant; Ruth Timmons, Elretta widow Wood, of wife retired of re­

Carman tired Roundhouse Myron Timmons. Foreman Harry In addition, Wood;

retired and Ruth Baggageman Timmons, and widow Mrs. of H. retired F.

Sandman Carman and Myron Mrs. Timmons. Sadie Glover In received addition,

Perfect retired Attendance Baggageman Certificates. and Mrs. H. F.

Sandman Congratulations and Mrs. toSadie Mr. and Glover Mrs. received Doug

Kulesa Perfect onAttendance the birth ofCertificates. a son, Kent Douglas.

Congratulations Doug is the son to of Mr. Special and Mrs. Equip­ Doug

ment Kulesa Operator on the and birth Mrs. of a Leonard son, Kent Kulesa. Douglas.

Potpourri: Doug is Retired the son Section of Special Foreman Equip­

Herman ment Operator Smith and has Mrs. beenLeonard named Kulesa. grand

guard Potpourri: for the Grand Retired Chapter Section Sessions Foreman of

Eastern Herman Star Smith to behas heldbeen in Miles named Citygrand on

June guard 15-17 for the . Grand . . TheChapter family Sessions of Sadieof


Don Fraser, who recently retired from his Eastern gathered Star to in be Miles held City in Miles recently City to on


job as yardmaster at Deer Lodge (center), June her15-17 celebrate . . her . The 75thfamily birthday. of Sadie Ray

Mont., is shown with his wife and Assist· and Glover Bev gathered Glover hosted in Miles theCity occasion recently ... to

Don Fraser, who recently retired from his

ant help her celebrate her 75th birthday. Ray







at Deer





at Swan Nelson, former yardmaster at Miles






shown with







his honor City

Assist· and and Bev an Glover avid hosted golfer, the scored occasion a hole­ ...

at Landon's Supper Club.


ant to the Superintendent Vern Jenks at Swan Nelson, 3rdformer in his yardmaster golfing career-at at Miles

a no-host dinner party held in his honor City and an avid golfer, scored a hole­

at Landon's Supper Club.

in-one-the The 3rd Milwaukee in his golfing Road Magazine



The Milwaukee Road Magazine

Michael Sol Collection

Penmar Golf Course in the Los Angeles

area ... Mrs. Mary C. Zuelke and Mrs.

Thelma Penmar White Golf Course entertained in the Los the Angeles April

meeting area ... ofMrs. the Mary Milwaukee C. Zuelke Roadand Wom­ Mrs.

en's Thelma Club. White Mrs. Henry entertained Sandman the won April

the meeting door prize of the . . Milwaukee . Retired Engineer Road Wom­ E.

B. en's Williams Club. was Mrs. the Henry grandSandman prize winner won

of the a Winchester door prize . rifle . . Retired at the annual Engineer RodE.

and B. Williams Gun Clubwas membership the grand meeting prize winner ...

Colonel of a Winchester Edward N. rifle Wellems, at the annual son of the Rod

late and Engineer Gun Club P. membership N. Wellems, meeting retired af­ ...

ter Colonel 31 years Edward of active N. Wellems, duty in the son U. of the S.

Army. late Engineer He and P. hisN. wife Wellems, have purchased retired af­

ater home 31 years in Lakewood of active duty nearin Tacoma, the U. S.

Wash. Army. EdHe is the and brother his wife ofhave Carman purchased John

Wellems a home and in LakewOOd Engineer R. near J. Wellems Tacoma,

both Wash. employees Ed is the of brother the Milwaukee of Carman Road John

atWellems Miles City and ... Engineer Section Foreman R. J. Wellems Virgil

Higgins both employees has been of promoted the Milwaukee to roadmas­ Road

ter at Miles on theCity Aberdeen ... Section Division. Foreman Virgil

Higgins Youth Happenings: has been promoted Don St. to Peter, roadmas­ son

of ter Engineer on the and Aberdeen Mrs. J. Division. R. St. Peter, has

beenYouth elected Happenings: president of Don theSt. Associated Peter, son

Students of Engineer of Carroll and Mrs. College J. R. inSt. Helena Peter, ... has

Doug been elected Harbac, president son of of Conductor the Associated and

Mrs. Students E. O. of Carroll Harbac, College was inducted in Helena into ...

the Doug National Harbac, Honor son Society of Conductor at Sacred and

Heart Mrs. High E. O. School Harbac, ... was A inducted blue ribbon into

was the awarded National Boy Honor ScoutSociety Troop 243 at under Sacred

the Heart leadership High School of Duane ... A Parks, blue store­ ribbon

keeper was awarded at Miles Boy City, Scout and Troop a red 243 ribbon under

was the awarded leadership Troop of Duane 245, whose Parks, leader store­

iskeeper Assistant at Miles Roadmaster City, and Kena Larimore, red ribbon

atwas the awarded recent Boy Troop Scouts 245, Spring whose Exposi­ leader

tion is Assistant ... Michele Roadmaster Virag, daughter Ken Larimore, of Engineer

at the and recent Mrs. Boy William Scouts Spring Virag placed Exposi­

4th tion in... theMichele Custer County Virag, daughter Spelling Bee. of Engineer

Sympathy and Mrs. is extended William to Virag the families placed

of 4th the in the following: Custer County RetiredSpelling Conductor Bee.

FredSympathy W. "Shorty" is extended Davis. Mr. to the Davis, families 85,

died of the March following: 12 in Tacoma Retired ... Conductor Rolan J.

Zeimet, Fred W. signal "Shorty" maintainer Davis. Mr. atDavis, Baker, 85,

Mon!., died March who passed 12 in Tacoma away at... the Rolan age ofJ.

43 Zeimet, ... Mrs. signal Minnie maintainer Shine, widow at of Baker, the

late Mont., Conductor who passed Williamaway Shine, at the whoage diedof

at 43 the ... age Mrs. ofMinnie 94 ... Shine, Section widow Laborer of the

Virgil late Conductor Satterthwait, William whoShine, passedwho away died

April at the I after age of many 94 years ... Section of service Laborer with

the Virgil railroad Satterthwait, ... Mrs. George who passed (Ida) Bun­ away

dy, April mother I after ofmany Engineer years C. of service C. Bundy, with

who the railroad died March ... Mrs. 8 ... George Retired (Ida) Section Bun­

Foreman dy, mother Nels of Nottveidt, Engineer C. who C. passed Bundy,

away who March died March 7 at Roundup 8 ... Retired ... Bennie Section

E. Foreman Bender, Nels a former Nottveidt, brakeman who atpassed Mobridge,

away March who passed 7 at Roundup away April ... 4 Bennie . . .

Conductor E. Bender, Alex a former L. Gunther, brakeman 61, at who Mo­

died bridge, April who 26 following passed away a short April illness. 4 . . .

Conductor Alex L. Gunther, 61, who

died April 26 following a short illness.

Ona Lake, Correspondent


Superintendent's Office, Deer Lodge

Ona Lake, Correspondent

Linda Michelson, daughter of Don

Superintendent's Office, Deer Lodge

Michelson, dispatcher at Deer Lodge,

has Linda been chosen Michelson, to participate daughter in "Amer- of Don

Michelson, dispatcher at Deer Lodge,








to participate in "Amer-

May - June, 1972


Milwaukee Road Signal Training S'chool

Graduates Third Basic Signaling Class

Milwaukee Road Signal Training S'chool

The Milwaukee Road Signal Training School graduated the third

Graduates Third Basic Signaling Class

class from its Basic Signal Training Course on April 14 in Milwaukee.

The Milwaukee Road Signal Training School graduated the third

class The from course its Basic consisted Signal of Training six one-week Course sessions on April spread 14 in over Mil­

approximately waukee. nine months during which the students were requiredThe

to course complete consisted home study, of six classroom one-week sessions and practical spread work over

assignments approximately covering nine months various during phases which of basic the students electricity were and re­

railroad quired to signaling. complete home study, classroom and practical work

assignments Shown are: covering (seated various left to right) phases J. R. of Moy; basic J. electricity L. Shafer; and M.

A. railroad Hines; signaling. R. L. Patel; A. W. Kast; L. L. Pillard; (standing) L. B.

Sandstrom, Shown staff are: (seated engineer left signals to right) andJ. class R. Moy; instructor; J. L. Shafer; W. J. M.

Erler; A. Hines; J. G. R. Graser; L. Patel; J. A. R. W. McCann; Kast; L. M. L. A. Pillard; Haight, (standing) senior signal L. B.

inspector; Sandstrom, A. P. staff Vonnahme; engineer J. signals W. Ewalt; and E. class W. Fleckenstein; instructor; W. andJ.

P. Erler; V. Mather, J. G. Graser; signal engineer. J. R. McCann; M. A. Haight, senior signal

inspector; A. P. Vonnahme; J. W. Ewalt; E. W. Fleckenstein; and

P. V. Mather, signal engineer.

ica's Youth in Concert" and will tour

Europe by jet for concerts in London,

Brussels, ica's Youth Paris, in Zurich, Concert" Salsburg, and will Venice, tour

Florence Europe and by jet Rome for with concerts a group in London, of 460

band, Brussels, orchestra Paris, and Zurich, chorus Salsburg, students. Venice,

Florence Nels J. Soderstrom, and Rome with a former a group employee of 460

of band, the orchestra Milwaukee and Road, chorus died students. in San

Francisco Nels J. after Soderstrom, a long illness. a former He employee is survived

of the by Milwaukee his wife, Margaret, Road, died a brother in San

and Francisco two sisters. after a long illness. He is survived

Verneby L. his Scott, wife, 77, Margaret, a longtimea resident brother

of and Deer two Lodge sisters. and a retired Milwaukee

Road Verne boilermaker, L. Scott, 77, died a longtime recentlyresident in a

Deer of Deer Lodge Lodge hospital. and a He retired is survived Milwaukee by

aRoad daughter boilermaker, and a sister. died recently in a

Deer Eva Lodge Shunkwiler, hospital. wifeHe of is a Milwaukee survived by

Road a daughter Car Department and a sister. employee, is seeking

Eva Democratic Shunkwiler, nomination wife of for a Milwaukee governor

on Road a platform Car Department based onemployee, several contro­ is seekversialing

Democratic issues including nomination "the introduction for governor

of on basic a platform economics, based taxation, on several laws contro­ and

government versial issues in including the primary "the grades introduction so that

every of basic student economics, will betaxation, even better laws in­ and

formed government aboutin his the government primary grades thanso hethat is

onevery his ABCs." student The will Shunkwiler's be even better have in­

four formed children. about his government than he is

on his ABCs." The Shunkwiler's have

four children.

D & I Division

Esther Nast, Correspondent

Superintendent's D & I Division Office, Savanna

Esther Nast, Correspondent

Marine Pvt. John W. Buckwalter, son

of Store Superintendent's Department Employee Office, Savanna and Mrs.

JohnMarine W. Buckwalter, Pvt. John Sr., W. graduated Buckwalter, from son

basic of Store training Department at the Marine Employee Corps and Re­ Mrs.

cruit John Depot W. Buckwalter, in San Diego, Sr., graduated Calif. from

basic Charles training A. Gray, at the train Marine clerk Corps in SavanRenacruit Yard, Depot retired in San on Diego, Feb. 2. Calif. He plans to

spend Charles muchA. ofGray, his time train fishing. clerk in Savanna

Traveling Yard, retired Engineer-Trainmaster on Feb. 2. He plans andto

Mrs. spend A. much J. Cini of his celebrated time fishing. their Silver

Wedding Traveling Anniversary Engineer-Trainmaster on April 12 with and

aMrs. trip toA. Arkansas J. Cini to celebrated visit their their son, Bob, Silver

and Wedding his wife, Anniversary Peggy. on April 12 with

a Chief trip to Clerk Arkansas and Mrs. to visit Glen their Harrod son, Bob, of

Ottumwa and his wife, welcomed Peggy. their first grandson,

Travis Chief Alan Clerk Harrod, and Mrs. bornGlen in Perry, Harrod Ia., of

on Ottumwa March 29. welcomed their first grandson,

Travis Mr. and Alan Mrs. Harrod, Walter born Humy in Perry, of Rock­ Ia.,

ford, on March Ill., became 29. parents of a son, Michael,

Mr. onand March Mrs. Walter 13. HisHumy proudof grandRockmotherford, Ill., is Mrs. became Earlparents Parker, of widow a son, ofMi a

first chael, district on March roadmaster. 13. His proud grandmother

is Mrs. Earl Parker, widow of a

first district roadmaster.



Michael Sol Collection

Mr. and Mrs. Doug Barker of Clinton, vey, who passed away on March 5 in He is survived by his wife and a son.

Ia., welcomed son Troy on Feb. 29. Bradenton, Fla.

Earl Poffenberger, retired Iowa Divi­

Grandpa Mr. and is Iowa Mrs. Division Doug Barker Engineer of Clinton, Doug

Barker, Ia., welcomed Sr. son Troy on Feb. 29.

Grandpa A son was is Iowa bornDivision to Mr. and Engineer Mrs. Rich Doug

Hunter Barker, inSr. Savanna on March 6. His

grandparents A son was born are retired to Mr. and Roundhouse Mrs. Rich

Employee Hunter in and Savanna Mrs. Neal on March Hunter6. and His

Mr. grandparents and Mrs. Ed are Handles retired ofRoundhouse Savanna.

Employee Savanna Hostler and Mrs. andNeal Mrs. Hunter Don Shaw and

became Mr. and parents Mrs. Ed of aHandles daughter of on Savanna. March

5. Savanna Hostler and Mrs. Don Shaw

became Yard Clerk parents and of a Mrs. daughter Terryon Coates March

recently 5. welcomed their first child.

Tom Yard Nigus, Clerk senior and Mrs. at Savanna Terry Coates High

School recently andwelcomed son of Chief their Dispatcher first child. and

Mrs. Tom L. W. Nigus, Nigus, senior wasat elected Savanna to High the

National School and Honor son Society. of Chief Dispatcher and

Mrs. RuthL. Turner, W. Nigus, daughter was elected of Mr. to and the

Mrs. National Walter Honor Turner, Society. and Donald Hull,

son Ruth of Assistant Turner, Roadmaster daughter of and Mr. Mrs. and

Ralph Mrs. Walter Hull, all Turner, of Savanna, and Donald were mar­ Hull,

ried son April of Assistant 8 at the Roadmaster Assembly and of God Mrs.

Church Ralph in Hull, Savanna. all of They Savanna, will make were their mar­

home ried April in Savanna 8 at where the Assembly the groom of is God a

switchman Church in for Savanna. the Milwaukee. They will make their

home Dianain Horton, Savanna daughter where the ofgroom Mr. and is a

Mrs. switchman Arnoldfor Horton, the Milwaukee. Thomson, Ill., and

Lloyd Diana Hull, Horton, Jr., son daughter of Savanna of Mr. Yard and

Switchman Mrs. Arnold and Horton, Mrs. Thomson, Lloyd Hull, Ill., Sr., and

were Lloyd married Hull, April Jr., son 15 of at the Savanna Assembly Yard

of Switchman God Church and in Mrs. Savanna. Lloyd The Hull, couple Sr.,

will were livemarried in Savanna April where 15 at both the Assembly are employed

of God atChurch Eaton Corp. in Savanna. The couple

will Retired live in Savanna Savanna Yard where Clerk both Earl are Anemdersonployed reports at Eaton thatCorp. while visiting in ArizonaRetired

he sawSavanna retired Superintendent Yard Clerk Earl WalAnterderson J. Hotchkiss, reports that whowhile nowvisiting lives in in Sun Ari­

City. zona Earl he saw reports retired that Superintendent "Hotch" is doing Wal­

just ter fine. J. Hotchkiss, The Hotchkiss' who address now lives is 10502 in Sun

Sun City. City Earl Blvd. reports that "Hotch" is doing

just Our fine. sympathy The Hotchkiss' is extended address to the is 10502 families

Sun of City the Blvd. following:

Mrs. Our Jessie sympathy M. Harvey, is extended wifeto ofthe retired fam­

D&I ilies First of the District following: Engineer Carl E. Har-

Mrs. Jessie M. Harvey, wife of retired

D&I First District Engineer Carl E. Harvey,

Retired who D&I passed Second away District on March Conduc­ 5 in

tor Bradenton, Thomas Patrick Fla. O'Neill, who passed

away Retired MarchD&I 7 inSecond LaCrosse. District HeConduc is survivedtor

Thomas by his brother, Patrick O'Neill, retired Conductor who passed

A. away 1. O'Neill. March 7 in LaCrosse. He is survived

Johnby Perry his Castle, brother, retired retired first Conductor district

engineer, A. 1. O'Neill. who passed away March 30 in

Charleston, John Perry Ill. Castle, retired first district

engineer, Mr. Louis who Cini, passed father away of D&I March Travel­ 30 in

ing Charleston, Engineer-Trainmaster Ill. A. J. Cini, who

passed Mr. away Louis March Cini, father 16 inof Iron D&I MounTraveltain,ing Engineer-Trainmaster Mich. He is survivedA. by1. his Cini, wife, who

two passed other away sonsMarch and a daughter. 16 in Iron Mountain,

Mrs. Mich. Joseph He (Pauline is survived Gregory) by his Isen­ wife,

hart, two ticket other clerk sons at and Elgin a daughter. Depot until she

became Mrs. ill Joseph a year(Pauline ago, whoGregory) passed away Isen­

March hart, ticket 20 in clerk Elgin. at Burial Elgin Depot was in until Savan­ she

na. became In addition ill a year to ago, her who husband, passed she away is

survived March 20 byin her Elgin. mother; Burial a brother, was in SavanRussellna. Gregory In addition in the to Real her husband, Estate Depart­ she is

ment survived in Chicago; by her mother; and two a brother, sisters, Rusincludingsell Gregory Terese in Truninger, the Real chief Estate dispatchDeparter'sment clerkin inChicago; Savanna. and two sisters, including

Mr. Asa Terese Barr, Truninger, father chief of Savanna dispatch­

Roundhouse er's clerk in Savanna. Employee William Barr and

grandfather Mr. Asa ofBarr, Brakeman father Billof Barr, Savanna who

died Roundhouse March 31Employee in Savanna. William BurialBarr wasand in

Savanna grandfather Cemetery. of Brakeman Bill Barr, who

died Clarence March F. 31 Bluecher, in Savanna. father Burial of Second was in

District Savanna Engineer Cemetery. Thomas C. Bluecher,

whoClarence died April F. Bluecher, 10 at Dubuque. father of Services Second

and District burialEngineer were in Dubuque. Thomas C. HeBluecher, is also

survived who died byApril his wife. 10 at Dubuque. Services

and William burial Madison, were in Dubuque. retired Iowa He is Divi­ also

sion survived engineer, by who his wife. passed away on April

9 inWilliam Veteran's Madison, Hospital, retired Iowa Iowa City, Divi­ Ia.

Burial sion engineer, was in Savanna. who passed away on April

9 Mrs. in Veteran's Mary Coyne, Hospital, whoIowa passed City, away Ia.

April Burial 9 was in Savanna. in Savanna. Services were held

in St. Mrs. John's Mary Church Coyne, with who burial passed in away the

church April 9 cemetery. in Savanna. Survivors Services include were four held

daughters, in St. John's two Church sons, two with sisters burial andin one the

brother, church cemetery. Albert Darr, Survivors Savanna include car de­ four

partment daughters, employee. two sons, two sisters and one

brother, BernardAlbert Stoddard, Darr, whoSavanna was retired car on de­

disability partment from employee. switchman service in Savanna

Bernard YardStoddard, passed away who on was April retired 18. on

disability from switchman service in Savanna

Yard passed away on April 18.

sion He engineer, is survived who by passed his wife away and on a son. April

19 Earl in a Poffenberger, nursing homeretired at Clinton, Iowa Divi­ Ia.

Burial sion engineer, was in Savanna who passed Cemetery. away on He April is

survived 19 in a bynursing two sisters. home at Clinton, Ia.

Burial Mrs. Robert was in Weiler, Savanna 26, Cemetery. wife of aHe Sa­ is

vanna survived Yard by switchman, two sisters. who was killed

in anMrs. autoRobert accident Weiler, on April 26, wife 19. Services of a Sa­

were vanna conducted Yard switchman, in Savanna who with was burial killed

in in Hanover, an auto accident Ill. Sheon is April survived 19. Services by her

husband, were conducted a son, her in mother, Savanna five with brothers burial

and in Hanover, a sister. Ill. She is survived by her

husband, Welcomea son, to Mr. her mother, Stanleyfive O. brothers Jones,

who and was a sister. appointed Superintendent of the

D&IWelcome Division. to The Mr. Jones' Stanley areO. making Jones,

their who home was appointed on Park Superintendent Street in Savanna. of the

D&I Division. The Jones' are making

their home KANSAS on Park CITY Street AREA in Savanna.

Cinda Garrett, Correspondent


Office of Freight Agent

Cinda Garrett, Correspondent

Lou Witt, yard clerk at Kansas City's

Office of Freight Agent

Armourdale Yard, is retiring after nearly

31 years Lou Witt, of service. yard clerk He has at Kansas been a City's part

of Armourdale the Joint Yard, Agency is retiring forces since after nearly they

were 31 years formed of service. in conjunction He has been witha the part

Kansas of the Joint City Agency Southernforces in 1963. since they He

worked were formed on the Santa in conjunction Fe for about with three the

years Kansas before City joining Southern the KCS in 1963. in 1941. He

We worked hate on to the loseSanta such Fe a fine for railroader, about three

but years are before sure hejoining will bethe happy KCS in in his1941. retirement

We hate and to wish lose such him all a fine the best. railroader,

but Switchman are sure he Leonard will be W. happy Boydin retired his re­

on tirement April 30 and after wish 26him years all with the best. the railroad.

Switchman He plansLeonard to make W. his Boyd home retired in

Colorado on April Springs, 30 after Colo. 26 years Best with wishes the rail­ go

with road. himHe forplans a happy to make retirement. his home in

ColoradO The finalSprings, goodbyes Colo. wereBest saidwishes to Mr. go

and with Mrs. him Stanley for a happy O. Jones retirement. at a party at

the The Glenwood final goodbyes Manor onwere April said 21. to Mr. Mr.

Jones and Mrs. was Stanley recentlyO. appointed Jones at a Superin­ party at

tendent the Glenwood of the D&I Manor Division on April at Savanna, 21. Mr.

Ill. Jones was recently appointed Superintendent

Best wishes of the are D&I inDivision order for at Savanna, Charlie

Cedar, Ill. cashier in the Agent's office. He

will Best "tie wishes the knot" are on in May order 13. for Charlie

Cedar, General cashier Superintendent in the Agent's Otis C. office. Burge He

iswill soon"tie to become the knot" a grandfather. on May 13. His son,

Mike, General and Superintendent his daughter-in-law Otis C. should Burge

become is soon to proud become parents a grandfather. in the very His near son,

future. Mike, and his daughter-in-law should

become Susan proud Bertelson, parents daughter in the of very Arnie near

Bertelson future. in the Kansas City Traffic Office,

Susan was injured Bertelson, in andaughter auto accident of Arnie recently.

Bertelson She in is now the Kansas home recuperating.

City Traffic Office,

was injured in an auto accident recently.

She is now home recuperating.

Milwaukee Terminals


Milwaukee Terminals

Robert Kurka, Milwaukee Motor Trans­

Pearl Freund, Correspondent


portation Company assistant supervisor

The Freight Office in Milwaukee was







an arm sling




Red Junior engineer J. H. Krohn (second from





3 to 3301


W. Canal St.,





Sa rba ra


la nwermeyer.


Mr. left) is shown with his wife and Milwaukee


of safety,

was one


of more







on Red


Junior engineer


J. H. Krohn

F. H.


Ryan (right) adjoining The Freight the Regional Office Data in Milwaukee Office, Bldg. was


ees relocated April 3 to 3301 W. Canal St.,




180 com

Sa rba


ra la












with his


wife and



at LD-42, Milwaukee Shops. A hearty wel­

Illinois who recently completed an Ameri­

Kurka was one of more than 360 employ·



office party


on May 12


in Milwaukee

H. Ryan (right)

in come adjoining to our the friend Regional andData neighbor. Office, Bldg.






180 com




in northeastern

aid course honor

and R.







to assistant



at LD-42, Agent Milwaukee R. E. Chalifoux Shops. has A hearty returned wel­




who recently completed an Ameri·


an office

at Chicago.

party on May 12 in Milwaukee in

tocome workto after our recuperating friend and neighbor. from surgery,

can Red Cross industrial first aid course honor of his promotion to assistant engi· Agent R. E. Chalifoux has returned


in Chicago.

neer at Chicago.

to work









26 The Michael Milwaukee Sol Road Collection Magazine

C. F. Wagner, DES MOINES chief special UNION agent, Des


Moines Union Railway Company, retiredC.

March F. Wagner, 31 after chief 42 special years ofagent, railroad Des

service Moines with Union the Des Railway MoinesCompany, Union Railrewaytired

and March the Milwaukee 31 after 42 Road. years Mr. of railroad Wagner

service was first with employed the Des Moines in the Union rail mill Rail­ at

Savanna, way and 111., the and Milwaukee later worked Road. as Mr. special Wag­

officer ner was andfirst lieutenant employed of in police the rail at Beloit, mill at

Savanna Savanna, and 111., Sioux and later City worked for the Milwau­ as special

kee officer Road. and He lieutenant acceptedof the police position at Beloit, of

chief Savanna special and agent Sioux on City the for Des the Moines Milwau­

Union kee Road. Railway He in accepted 1958. Mr. the position and Mrs. of

Wagner chief special plan toagent makeon their the home Des in Moines Decorah,

Union la. Railway in 1958. Mr. and Mrs.

Wagner plan to make their home in Decorah,


Chicago General Offices

Perry R. Beck, Correspondent


We are all glad to see Dave Krondon

Perry R. Beck, Correspondent

back at work again. He recently returned

after We spending are all glad a long to see period Dave of Krondon time at

home back recovering at work again. fromHe a recently heart attack. returned

after Cleospending Airola's a prize long period winningof brindle time at

boxer, home recovering Dudley, won from another a heart blue attack. ribbon-this

Cleo Airola's time at the prize International winning brindle Dog

Show boxer, held Dudley, at the won International another blue Amphiribtheaterbon-this in Chicago time at on the April International 8 and 9. Dog

Show Bill Ryan, held at former the International rate analyst, Amphi­ died

during theater March. in Chicago He had on April over 45 8 and years 9. of

service Bill with Ryan, theformer Milwaukee rate analyst, Road. died

during The annual March. picnic He had will over be45 held years thisof

year service on July with 15 the atMilwaukee the Lions Woods Road. near

DesThe Plaines, annual Ill. picnic A softball will be game held this is

planned year on and July there 15 at the willLions be a Woods horseshoe near

tournament Des Plaines, andIll. other A softball games. The game ad­ is

mission planned charge and there is $2.00 will be per a person horseshoe or

family tournament and is payable and other to John games. Rogers The or ad­

Joe mission Nowacki. charge is $2.00 per person or

family The Traffic and is Department's payable to John annual Rogers golf or

outing Joe Nowacki. is in the planning for August 19.

Contact The Traffic Bill Schauer Department's for further annual infor­ golf

mation. outing is in the planning for August 19.

Contact Bill Schauer for further information.





Chicago General Offices







Congratulations to Marilyn Gnutek of

the General






on the birth

of aCongratulations 7 lb. 10 oz. daughter, to Marilyn Angela Gnutek Chrisof

tine, the General on AprilStatistics 17. Marilyn Bureau was on feted the birth by

this of a office 7 lb. 10 with oz. adaughter, beautifulAngela shower Chris­ on

April tine, on 14. April 17. Marilyn was feted by

this Weoffice extendwith sympathy a beautiful to John shower Dennion

son, April bureau 14. head of the General Statistics

We Bureau, extend on sympathy the death of to John his motherDenniin-law,son, bureau Mrs. Curtin. head of the General Statistics

Welcome Bureau, back on the to death Florence of his Precht mother­ of

our in-law, General Mrs. Statistics Curtin. Bureau, who was

off Welcome due to an back operation. to Florence Precht of

our Recent General visitors Statistics to our office Bureau, werewho Leona was

Dietrich, off due to retired an operation. assistant bureau head of

theRecent General visitors Statistics to our Bureau, office were and Thel­ Leona

ma Dietrich, Petrie, retired also a assistant retiree. bureau head of

the General Statistics Bureau, and Thelma


a retiree.





Bonnie Fleming of this office, and

Gary Lovett






Creek, Mich., were

married Bonnie on Fleming April 1. The of this couple office, honey­ and

mooned Gary Lovett in Florida. of Battle Creek, Mich., were

married As of May on April 1, W. 1. T. The Kures, couple managerhoneyinterlinemooned freight in Florida. settlements, is home recuperating,

As of May and1, W. W. W. T. Kirscher, Kures, managerassistantinterline manager-interline freight settlements, freight settlements, is home re­

iscuperating, in the hospital. and W. W. Kirscher, assistant

manager-interline freight settlements,

is in OFFICE the hospital. OF MANAGER·CAPITAL





Sympathies were extended to the family

of C.


J. Kisiel,

J. Frank,



engineer, on

the death Sympathies of his brother were extended Stanleyto J. the Kessel, fam­

who ily of died C. on J. Kisiel, Marchassistant 11. William engineer, Breen, on

father the death of Miss of his Helen brother Breen, Stanley bookkeeper, J. Kessel,

died who on died March on March 2. The11. late William Mr. Breen,

who father retired of Miss in 1953, Helen worked Breen, in bookkeeper, the offiCe

of died Overcharge on March Claims. 2. The late Mr. Breen,

who retired in 1953, worked in the offiCe

of Overcharge Claims.

Willard K. Peterson, superintendent of the

IM&D Division (left), passes the timetable



his successor,

K. Peterson,



F. Bannon.





IM&D Division






the timetable



to his



he has


held the

F. Bannon.

post of su­



Peterson has



the past


six years,




Austin, where








the post


of su­



general manager

for the

of operations.

past six years,

He was


honored by more than 100 of his friends

Chicago, where he will become assistant

at a party held at Tommy's Supper Club

to general manager of operations. He was



Austin on

by more

May 5.





of his




at a party




at Tommy's Supper

was for­


merly vice president and general manager

in Austin on May 5. Mr. Bannon, the in­

of the Minnesota Transfer Railroad and

coming IM&D superintendent, was for­







Union Depot

and general

Co., St.




of the






Railroad and

the St. Paul Union Depot Co., St. Paul.

Austin Jack Fraser, Daily Herald assistant photo. engineer in this

office, and his wife, Lillian, who works

in the Jack Freight Fraser, Revenue assistant Office, engineer became in this

grandparents. office, and his Their wife, daughter, Lillian, who Jean, works and

her in husband, the Freight JimRevenue Ratajczyk, Office, became became the

parents grandparents. of a 6 lb. Their 6 oz. daughter, baby girl, Jean, Delores and

Jean, her husband, on Feb. 24. Jim Ratajczyk, became the

parents Congratulations of a 6 lb. 6 tooz. Miss baby Kathy girl, Futch, Delores

comptometer Jean, on Feb. operator, 24. and Tom Hood

on Congratulations their engagement. to Miss TheyKathy plan to Futch, be

married comptometer Sept. 22. operator, Congratulations and Tom Hood also

go on totheir Missengagement. Debbie Blowers, They secretary plan to tobe

J. married G. Kirchen, Sept. 22. on Congratulations her engagement also to

Charles go to Miss Erdenberger. Debbie Blowers, Their wedding secretary dateto

has J. G. beenKirchen, set for Sept. on her 30. engagement to

Charles Erdenberger. Their wedding date

has been OFFICE set OF for MANAGER·JOINT

Sept. 30.


Jacquelyne OFFICE H. OF Hoffman, MANAGER·JOINT Correspondent


March and April have been active



in our



Hoffman, Correspondent

On March Marchand 1st, April a babyhave shower been wasactive the

highlight months of in the our day office. for Judy Krystiniak.

SheOn received March many 1st, a baby adorable shower gifts was for the

David highlight Michael, of the who day was for Judy born Krystiniak. on March

22. She Congratulations received many to adorable Judy and gifts her for

husband, David Michael, Michael. who was born on March

22. Congratulations to Judy and her

W. husband, B. "Bill" Michael. Walker (right foreground),

who recently retired from his job as


W. B. "Bill"

in the






after 30





the railroad,












as he



the Seattle

a retirement

Yard after




years with






is shown

Ray Pence






cake and



he receives


a retirement

held in his


honor on May 3.

presented by Yard Foreman Ray Pence at

a cake and coffee reception held in his

honor on





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Lois Leffleman, joint facility bill clerk,

and Lee Skwierczynski Jr., system analyst

of systems Lois Leffleman, and procedures, joint facility were bill married clerk,

on and April Lee Skwierczynski 8 at Grayslake, Jr., system III. A bridal here's hO\N \Ne're doing


shower of systems was held and procedures, on April 7, at were which married the

couple on April received 8 at Grayslake, many lovely III. gifts A bridal for here's hO\N \Ne're doing

their shower home was held in Morton on April Grove. 7, at which They the

First Quarter

honeymooned couple received in many Floridalovely enjoying gifts the for

Ending March 31

sights their of home Disneyworld. in Morton Grove. They

First Quarter

honeymooned Congratulations in to Florida Mary enjoying Winteriich, the

1972Ending March 1971 31

who sights passed of Disneyworld.

her U. S. Citizenship test.

Congratulations to Mary Winterlich, RECEIVED FROM CUSTOMERS

1972 1971

who passed her U. S. Citizenship test. for hauling freight, passengers, mail, etc.

$ 72,520,575 $ 69,716,052





for hauling




passengers, mail, etc. $ 72,520,575 $ 69,716,052

(Labor in operating expenses)

35,105,355 33,013,323

Ruth OFFICE Schuhrke, OF Correspondent



PAID Per dollar OUT received IN WAGES (cents)

48.4 47.4




in operating

on account


of Railroad Retirement Act and

Sympathy was extended to Donald

35,105,355 33,013,323

Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act

3,881,384 3,667,996

Ruth Schuhrke, Correspondent

Per dollar received (cents) 48.4 47.4

Gruenberg, special accountant, and to Per dollar received (cents)

5.4 5.3

Payroll taxes on account of Railroad Retirement Act and

his Sympathy wife, Dolly, was a extended former key to Donald punch ALLRailroad OTHER Unemployment PAYMENTS Insurance Act 3,881,384 3,667,996

operator, Gruenberg, on the special deathaccountant, of their son, and Mito

for Per operating dollar received expenses, (cents) taxes, rents an'd interest

36,803,482 5.4 36,069,5415.3

chael, his wife, March Dolly, 23. a former key punch ALL Per dollar OTHER received PAYMENTS (cents)

50.7 51.7

operator, Sympathy on was the also death extended of their toson, Evelyn Mi­ Net Income (Loss)

(3,269,646) (3,034,808)

for operating expenses, taxes, rents an'd interest 36,803,482 36,069,541

Gunnell chael, March on the death 23. of her sister, Doro­ Per dollar received (cents) 50.7 51.7

thy Sympathy Cahill; and was toalso Erna extended Hendickson to Evelyn on REVENUE CARS LOADED AND RECEIVED

Net Income (Loss) (3,269,646) (3,034,808)

the Gunnell death on of the her death husband, of her Herman. FROM CONNECTIONS:

sister, Dorothy

Welcome Cahill; to and newto employee Erna Hendickson Joyce Heron




the death of her husband, Herman. FROM 1972 CONNECTIONS:

under 1971


man, typist in the Revenue Claims Bureau.

Welcome The newto waybill new employee filers areJoyce JesusHer M. Number of cars

220,746 226,462

Aniciete, 1972 under 1971

man, typist Richard in the Crosley, Revenue Michael Claims Bu­ J.


Carbone, reau. The Katherine new waybill Se'mple filers are andJesus James M.

Lennie Meyers returned to work on Robert Ohlsen, system analyst, under­

E. Aniciete, Guy, Jr. Richard New clerks Crosley, in the Michael FreightJ.

May 1 after a leave of absence. Joe Alswent surgery on April 24 and is coming

and Carbone, Passenger Katherine Revenue Se"mple and and Statistics James

zewski Lennie has returned Meyers to returned work after to work a leave on along Robert fine. Ray Ohlsen, Rebesco system underwent analyst, openunder­ Bureau E. Guy, areJr. Robert New clerks 1. Ziomek, in the Michael Freight

for May military 1 after duty. a leave of absence. Joe Alsheartwent surgery on May April 8, 24 We and wish is coming them

Chesrow and Passenger and William Revenue S. Kuczek. and Statistics zewski The Fullerton has returned Avenue to work Bowling after Tour­ a leave both along speedy fine. Ray recoveries. Rebesco underwent open­

Bureau are Robert 1. Ziomek, Michael

nament for military Women's duty. Division trophy was heart Recently surgery received on May a letter 8, We from wish John them

Chesrow and William S. Kuczek.

awarded The Fullerton to Pat Klein. Avenue Her Bowling high game Tour­ Padour, both speedy retired recoveries. train clerk at Western


was nament 178, Women's Division trophy was Avenue. Recently Johnreceived extends a best letter wishes from toJohn all


awarded The last annual to Pat Fullerton Klein. Her Avenue high Golf game of Padour, his co-workers retired and train friends, clerk He at is Western living



was 178, will be held' on May 20 at on Avenue. Perch John Lakeextends at Crivitz, best wishes Wis., to andall

Karen Konczyk, Correspondent the


The Bonnie-Dundee last annual Fullerton Golf Course. Avenue A large Golf stocks of his co-workers the lake and withfriends, Kamloop He is Lake living

Helen Ewald celebrated 45 years of

turnout Tournament is expected. will be held' on May 20 at Trout, on Perch whichLake whenat fully Crivitz, grown Wis., should and

Karen Konczyk, Correspondent

service on March 16. The office honored the Bonnie-Dundee Golf Course. A large weigh stocks from the 25lake to 30 with pounds. Kamloop Last Aug­ Lake

her Helen with a Ewald party on celebrated that day. 45 years of

turnout is expected.

ust, Trout, Joe which Maturno when spent fully hisgrown vacation should at

service Sympathy on March is extended 16. The tooffice Ann honored Palan­

Crivitz weigh from and caught 25 to 30 a pounds. trout measuring Last Aug­

Chicago Terminals

chinan her with on a the party death on of that herday. mother; and

19':6 ust, Joe inches Maturno kng spent and weighing his vacation 3':6at

to Helen Sympathy Ewald is extended on the death to Ann of


Palan­ her

Crivitz Any and caught angler wishing a trout tomeasuring try his

Chicago BENSENVILLE Terminals luck

chinan on the death of her mother; and

19':6 at John's inches lake kng may and do so weighing by making




to Helen Ewald on the death of her Delores Barton, Correspondent pounds. Any Contact angler wishing John to Padour, try his


Route luck at 2, John's Crivitz, lake Wis., may or do phone so by 715­ making


Congratulations are in order for Super­ 854-2399.

Delores Barton, Correspondent reservations. Contact John Padour,

intendent and Mrs. R. L. Tewell on the Route Instrumentman 2, Crivitz, Don Wis., Ostien, or phone who715­ had

birth Congratulations of their first grandchild, are in order Todd for SuperMi­ been 854-2399. hospitalized since February, passed

chael,intendent on March and Mrs. 20 toR. their L. daughter, Tewell on Di­ the away Instrumentman on April 9. He Don had Ostien, 32 years who had of

ane, birth and of her their husband, first grandchild, Dave Waterman. Todd Mi­ service been hospitalized starting at Fullerton since February, Avenuepassed and

chael, Signal on Supervisor March 20 to Ken their Akert daughter, recently Di­ moving away on to Bensenville April 9. He in had 1955. 32 Sympathy years of

purchased ane, and her a husband, travel trailer Dave and Waterman. plans to was service extended starting to his at Fullerton family. Avenue and

takeSignal his wife Supervisor and four Ken boysAkert to California recently moving Sympathy to Bensenville was also in extended 1955. Sympathy to the

this purchased June. a travel trailer and plans to family was extended of Elmer to P. his Fatz, family. train clerk at

take Signal his wife Maintainer and four Larry boys M. to California Hanson Bensenville, Sympathy who was passed also extended away on April to the

broke this June. his arm and has been off since the 16. family Elmer of Elmer started P. with Fatz, thetrain Milwaukee clerk at

middle Signal of Maintainer March. He Larry has hopes M. Hanson of re­ Road Bensenville, in 1964. who He worked passed as away a yard on clerk April

turning broke his soon arm to his and position has been at off Galewood. since the at16. Western Elmer Avenue started and with Division the Milwaukee Street

middle Signal of Maintainer March. He Willam has T. hopes Clarke of of re­ asRoad well in as 1964. the 11He p.m. worked shift at as Bensenville. a yard clerk

the turning Terresoon Haute to his Division position retired at Galewood. on Feb. at We Western also regret Avenue to hear and that Division Mrs. Stella Street

23 Signal after 26 Maintainer years in Willam the Signal T. Clarke Departof

Mytych, as well as mother the 11 p.m. of train shift clerk at Bensenville. Edward

Harold A. Hersey (right), who recently retired

from his post as lieutenant of police

ment the Terre and over Haute 20Division years in retired other depart­ on Feb. Mytych, We also passed regret away to hear on May that 2. Mrs. Stella

at ments. 23 after He 26 is making years in histhe home Signal in Clinton, Depart­ Mytych, We are mother glad to see of train Joan clerk HuttonEdward back


Savanna, III.,

A. Hersey

is presented

(right), who

a Certificate

recently re­

of Ind.



from his




as lieutenant

Captain W.




ment Mr. and C. over O. 20 "Jess" years Daily in other replaced depart­ atMytych, work after passed a away long period on May of 2. illness.

on Mr.




26 in Savanna.

III., is presented a Certificate ments. Clarke, He is making his home in Clinton, JoanWe works are glad in theto IBM see Joan room. Hutton back

of Recognition by Police Captain W. Miller Ind. Mr. C. O. "Jess" Daily replaced at work after a long period of illness.

May - June, 1972

on April 26 in Savanna.

Mr. Clarke.

Joan works in the IBM room.


May - June, 1972


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carries a sign to announce the 13th Annual Convention of the

Brotherhood-Locomotive Firemen of North America, held Sept.

DECORATED WITH FLAGS AND BUNTING this old locomotive 15·21, 1886 in Minneapolis, Minn. Photo courtesy of Frank

carries a sign to announce the 13th Annual Convention of the

Brotherhood-Locomotive Firemen of North America, held Sept.

Fullhart, retired Milwaukee Road machinist, Perry, Iowa.







18) was marked for some * of the approximately




rail passengers that





18) was


marked for




of the












the station's





through Chicago's

The 30,000









the grand



the station

of the



of the most




rail transportation

The 30,000 square



in the





makes the station one of the most

modern rail transportation centers in the

United States.

Cutting the ribbon to officially open the

new concourse are Milton Pikarsky, Chicago







to officially open







M. Gilmore,



Milton Pikarsky,

of the ChiChicago

Union Station Co.

cago public works commissioner (left);

and J. M. Gilmore, president of the Chicago

Union Station Co.

On hand for the grand opening are (left to

right): T. H. Coulter of the Chicago Association

of Commerce and Industry; J. M. -­

On hand for the grand opening are (left to


right): T.






of the





of Commerce

Penn Central;

and Industry;




M. -­




W. A.








affairs, Penn












and chief



Allen Goloffiboro,cer,











Roger Lewis, president,

Curtiss E.






vice president,



N. M. Lorentzen,

Realty and

executive vice president, Burlington North­

Construction; Curtiss E. Crippen, presiern;

and David Bradshaw, member of the

dent, Milwaukee Road; N. M. Lorentzen,

Amtrak board of directors.

executive vice president, Burlington Northern;

and David Bradshaw, member of the

May - June, 7972

Amtrak board of directors.

15·21, 1886 in Minneapolis, Minn. Photo courtesy of Frank

Fullhart, retired Milwaukee Road machinist, Perry, Iowa.

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