CNW 6705 was one C628 that saw very limited use after its purchase from N&W in 1973. It did last long enough to get full CNW paint but I started shooting Escanaba in late 1975 and I never seen it ... (more)
The end for Mongrel 1505 came when the roundhouse burned at Iron Mountain on June 12th, 1976. Here the unit is seen at Adams headed for scrap. Photo is in my collection with no photographer inform... (more)
CNW 6713 at Adams still in its N&W blue paint. Photo has been part of my collection for years. No photographer listed on slide. My guess is it was shot by the late Joe Stauber.
CNW like neighboring Soo Line wasn't a big fan of GE power. A purchase of problem plagued U30C's in 1968 set the tone for a no GE policy for many years on both roads. The CNW finally came around i... (more)
CNW 6722 sits out a sunny March day in Adams. The C628's ran around in varying stages of ex N&W black or blue for a few months after purchase as power short CNW put most of them to work with just ... (more)
Waiting to get out of the yard and on the road..
UP 1995 nears a crew change at Adams yard.
The OLS special waits for the arrival of UP 2958 east on MITBU before he can depart to Altoona, WI.
Departure. The 11:00 AM OLS special leaves Adams for Necedah.