Burlington Northern EMD F45 No. 6613 sits on the wye at the locomotive facility at Chicago & North Western’s yard in Butler, Wisconsin, in January 1984. This cowl was Great Northern No. 440, the r... (more)
Former Santa Fe EMD F45 No. 5972 leads a Fox Valley & Western freight picking up cars at Chicago & North Western’s Butler Yard in Wisconsin on January 1, 1995. FV&W was a “paper railroad” operated... (more)
Bear with me...... Soo Line 6362 shows its' ex-Milwaukee Road heritage as it brings a C&NW train across Silver Spring Drive in Butler, WI in November of 1988. The train just came off C&NW's Adams ... (more)
A westbound Chicago & North Western coal train sits for a crew change at Butler, Wisconsin, as hostlers move SD45 No. 951 past in the yard in August 1983.
Changing times at ButlerLight snow is falling the day after Christmas in 1995, eight months after Union Pacific’s merger of Chicago & North Western at Butler Yard outside Milwaukee, Wis... (more)
CGW (CNW) 10534 rests in Butler Yard in May of 1995. It was always good to see CGW reporting marks several decades after being acquired by the CNW.
UP 1967 pulls a cut of cars out of Butler Yard in Butler, WI.
Still wearing it's C&NW heritage, this caboose sits in Butler Yard in Butler, WI with a short cut of cars.
CNW 6704 brings a freight into Butler, WI on a snowy day in December of 1985. The big Alco's would occasionally make the trip from Green Bay to Butler, but were usually used north of Green Bay.
CNW 1385 departs the Butler, WI yard with a trainload of passengers attending Butler RR days in June of 1984. The steam engine is slowly being rebuilt and will hopefully see action again.
CNW 4130 is providing protection for a hospital train heading into Butler, WI in April 1985. The cars were in a derailment in Mequon, WI.
Snow is coming down pretty good at Butler Yard’s locomotive facility on a cold December night in 1983. EMD MP15DC switcher No. 1312 is surrounded by a group of more commonplace GP7s.
Chicago and North Western’s entry into Powder River Basin in the early 1980’s left the railroad needing more motive power. It picked up 63 former Pennsylvania EMD SD45s just off lease from Conrail... (more)