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Forest Home Branch is now closed. All returns should be brought to the book drop in the rear parking lot of the Mitchell Street location.

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Milwaukee Road Drawings

Milwaukee Road Drawings

The Milwaukee Road Archives collection includes more than 50,000 illustrations, consisting primarily of engineering drawings of cars, structures and locomotives, as well as some maps and other similarly formatted materials

A complete index to Milwaukee Road Archives Drawings is under construction. It will be published to this page when it is completed.

Milwaukee Road Duplicate Drawings Sale

Beginning July 1, 2017 and continuing as long as items are available, the Milwaukee Road Archives  is offering for sale selected duplicate drawings from the Milwaukee Road Archives. See the inventory list linked below for the list of drawings currently available for $5 each, plus $5 for shipping for each order (example: two drawings is $10 plus $5 shipping = $15 total).  To request specific listed drawings for purchase or for any questions, please e-mail The most current list is below:

Access the Milwaukee Road Duplicate Drawing Sale List for drawings available as of 7-01-2017