Results tagged with 'trains'
Published Oct. 6, 2016
A fall train trip this year might just be your ticket to breathtaking scenery and lifelong memories as you wind through Wisconsin's stunning foliage - not to mention with a dose of gourmet food and drink. Here are some railway excursions well worth the ride.
Published May 12, 2016
If you needed an excuse to take the family down to Chicago for a weekend this summer, here's one: Now through Aug. 28, kids can ride the Amtrak Hiawatha Service train between Milwaukee and Chicago on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for free.
Published Feb. 17, 2016
Thanks to Milwaukeean Karl Bandow, who found a treasure trove of old Kodachrome half-frame slides of Milwaukee in an antiques store, we can offer up these gorgeous photos of the city as it appeared in the 1970s.
Published Nov. 3, 2014
Today, in anticipation of this weekend's Trainfest and, of course, the big toy buying holiday season, Walthers is debuting Thunderrail, a new digital comic book based on the company's 1940s mascot, Willie.
Published Oct. 18, 2013
Should Milwaukee remove the chip off its shoulder and finally embrace its place as a suburb of Chicago?
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I saw the beautiful set up of wagons and tents on Monday July 6th at the lakefront. So timeless to see the circus in town after a six year absence. View the beautiful scenes here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1WYLe2-Pms
Monday April 14th, 2008 - Chicago, ILStrange day today. On my way home from WLS the train I was on broke down smack in the middle of nowhere and we were all marooned like the passengers of the S.S. Minnow. It took everyone by surprise as the train stopped moving and we just sat. And we sat. And w...
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