This week’s photo comes from Jamie Vondruska.  Milwaukee Road’s 1-spot was filled by a speed demon of an Atlantic back in 1935.  Back when steam engines on jointed rail ran in excess of 100 MPH between Chicago and Milwaukee.  Here a Fox Valley Model’s Hi cools her wheels at the station in Caledonia, Wisconsin.  It’s rare to find vibrant color photos of the original Hiawathas, but in N scale we can recreate history in living color. 

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