2019 March Milwaukee Meet, March 2, Burien, WA

The annual March Milwaukee Road Meet is a gathering for slides, movies and discussion and socializing. All are welcome! As in the past, this is a free event. Bring your photos, artifacts, models, memorabilia and other items for display.   The event is sponsored by Cascade Rail Foundation and the Coast Division of the Milwaukee Road…

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Fire at the Iron Horse B&B

The night of Sunday, November 4, the Iron Horse B&B in the former Milwaukee Road bunkhouse at the South Cle Elum Rail Yard caught fire. Fortunately, no one was injured. Fire damage is extensive. The fire destroyed the roof, attic, and the interior of the second floor. The rest of…

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Milwaukee Road book author event

Dale Jones, author of the recently published book “The Milwaukee Connection Spokane to Butte”, will be at Page 2 Books in Burien, WA on Saturday, July 21 at 1:30 PM to talk to fellow rail enthusiasts and sign copies of his books.    

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2018 Substation Tours

The giant Milwaukee Road substation next to the South Cle Elum depot is usually closed to the public, but we’ll be giving guided tours again this summer. Tours will be available Saturday, June 16 and Saturday, July 14 between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.  We also will open the substation for…

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Gandy Dancing in the Rail Yard

We’re very pleased to share another video by Charlie Conway! Charlie is a Contributing Editor for Model Railroader Video Plus (MRVP), Kalmbach Publishing Company’s subscription video website. In this video, you get to see some of our fantastic volunteer gandy dancers building a track panel. Gandy dancer is a slang term…

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