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Attention Central Library Patrons – As of Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Due to street construction near the 8th St. entrance, please enter the building from Wisconsin Ave. or Wells St. Full street access is available on 9th St. headed North & South. Parking is limited on Wisconsin Ave.

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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 For each item in your order, please include the information from the "Drawing Number" and "Description" columns.

The most current list is found below:

Drawings available as of 4/01/2019