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Andre Wehrle's Collection
 
11/15/2019
 
 
 
 
 
By:Andre Wehrle
Dates:10/30/2012 - 5/21/2013
Album Info:In 2009, Spanish high-speed train manufacturer Talgo established a plant at the former A.O. Smith site in Milwaukee to build trains for the anticipated expansion of the Hiawatha passenger service between Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison. With the election of Scott Walker in 2010, the state rejected the federal funding for the rail project and Talgo will close up shop after the two "Badger" trains are sold to other states. The plant also constructed two trains that were ordered by the state of Oregon to replaced older Talgo Series 6 trains on the Amtrak Cascades service.
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The two "Badger" trainsets that were intended for use on the Hiawatha service
Title:  The two "Badger" trainsets that were intended for use on the Hiawatha service
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 10/31/2012 11:12:07 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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The Talgo shops
Title:  The Talgo shops
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 10/31/2012 11:18:57 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Closer look at "Badger"-painted cab car #7951
Title:  Closer look at "Badger"-painted cab car #7951
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 10/31/2012 11:21:04 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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The cab car on the other "Badger" trainset
Title:  The cab car on the other "Badger" trainset
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 10/31/2012 11:37:55 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Spare "Badger" cab car #7952 being assembled
Title:  Spare "Badger" cab car #7952 being assembled
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 10/31/2012 11:39:59 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Brand-new Talgo passenger cars
Title:  Brand-new Talgo passenger cars
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 10/31/2012 11:57:33 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Cab car for one of the two Oregon Cascades sets built here undergoing static testing
Title:  Cab car for one of the two Oregon Cascades sets built here undergoing static testing
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/1/2012 12:54:04 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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GE B32-8WH AMTK 510 coupled up to one of the Oregon Cascades trainsets for static testing
Title:  GE B32-8WH AMTK 510 coupled up to one of the Oregon Cascades trainsets for static testing
Description:  IIRC, they were testing the trainset's response to the electrical/HEP, computer and braking systems of the locomotive.
Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/1/2012 1:18:26 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Locomotives:  AMTK 510(B32-8WH)
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Inside one of the Oregon Cascades "Bistro" cars
Title:  Inside one of the Oregon Cascades "Bistro" cars
Description:  The two "Badger" trainsets do not have these cars.
Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/1/2012 11:53:43 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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AMTK 510 viewed from the window
Title:  AMTK 510 viewed from the window
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/1/2012 11:56:48 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Locomotives:  AMTK 510(B32-8WH)
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One Oregon trainset seen from on board the other
Title:  One Oregon trainset seen from on board the other
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/1/2012 11:59:48 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
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Coach seating on the Oregon trains
Title:  Coach seating on the Oregon trains
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/2/2012 12:04:18 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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One of the former Tower/A.O. Smith buildings being demolished
Title:  One of the former Tower/A.O. Smith buildings being demolished
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/4/2012 11:22:36 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Series 8 cab car 7910 destined for Cascades service
Title:  Series 8 cab car 7910 destined for Cascades service
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/4/2012 11:24:21 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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The two Cascades sets curving along their test tracks
Title:  The two Cascades sets curving along their test tracks
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/4/2012 11:29:32 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
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A closer look at cab car 7910
Title:  A closer look at cab car 7910
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/4/2012 11:31:57 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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A spare cab car truck in the shop
Title:  A spare cab car truck in the shop
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Photo Date:  10/30/2012  Upload Date: 11/4/2012 11:33:49 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Cab car for the Oregon 2 set, five days before departure
Title:  Cab car for the Oregon 2 set, five days before departure
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Photo Date:  5/16/2013  Upload Date: 5/29/2013 3:12:23 AM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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