The hard work is behind them for now as a trio of Delaware & Hudson Century 628s that have brought their train over Richmondville Hill drop down through South Schenectady, NY, on a fall morning. T... (more)
CNW 6704 approaches Butler Yard with train GBPRA in December of 1985. The big Alco's would occasionally depart from their usual iron ore duty in the UP of Michigan and venture to Milwaukee or Chic... (more)
CNW 6706 and 6705 looking good in their new yellow and green scheme ready a train to head east out of Altoona Yard on a cool January day. At this time eastbound trains 406 and 408 came here from S... (more)
CNW leased and then acquired 30 Norfolk & Western Alco C-628s in 1973 due to a surge in traffic that left the railroad power short. They had not purchased a new locomotive since the SD45s, so thes... (more)
Thanks! Hopefully this image will get me to 2 million views! Never thought it possible. CNW 6720 is about to duck under Highway M35 near Marquette, MI with a loaded ore train from Empire Mine. Aft... (more)
A Conrail C628 and NW2 are sharing a turntable lead at Conway Yard in August, 1978. Meanwhile, a mechanic is performing some acrobatics to work on a C636 on an adjacent track.
Alco's and wig-wags, what a combination! CNW 6722 enters the North Fond Du Lac, WI yard in April of 1976. Fran Wiener photo from my collection.
A former Pennsylvania Rail Road C628 stands in the former New York Central Collinwood yard.
A three-unit set of Delaware & Hudson Century 628s is in charge of a southbound freight passing through the village of Howe's Cave, NY. This train out of Mechanicville was headed for either Bingha... (more)
With a satisfying burp of Alco smoke, a trio of Delaware & Hudson Century 628s get underway out of Mechanicville, NY, with a Binghamton-bound freight.
CNW 6710 leads a loaded ore train near Brampton, MI in May of 1986. It's hard to believe that this line sees little, if any ore traffic at this time.
We're at the Singer crossovers on the Norfolk and Western mainline, west of Roanoke. High short hood C628 1115 leads four other assorted units on a westbound manifest.
A grimy Alco trio consisting of of two Century 628s and an RS11 has brought its westbound train nearly to the summit of the 1.31% grade of Richmondville Hill, the ruling grade on the Delaware & Hu... (more)
Lone Chicago & North Western C628 6716 leads Escanaba – Green Bay train ESGB-A through Little Suamico, Wisconsin.
Ghost in the nightChicago & North Western Alco C628 sits under a ghostly coaling tower on a foggy night in Escanaba, Michigan, in October 1984.