Twilight at Little Lake: As the crew eats at a local beanery at Little Lake, Michigan, the locomotives for the Chicago and North Western ore train bound for the dock at Escanaba, patiently wait in... (more)
Chicago and North Western SD40-2 No. 6860 leads a freight at Butler Yard, Wisconsin, on a snowy February 20, 1986. Trailing is a former (still in green) Burlington Northern SD45 and two GP7s.
Coal trains bound for the mines at Bill, Wyoming, on July 4, 1989, are all led by newish Chicago and North Western SD60s; even the short work extra on the right is powered by lone No. 8029.
Chicago and North Western’s PRITA (Proviso to Itasca freight) is westbound just west of North Lake, Wisconsin, on April 6, 1995.
Coming through KC Union Station is UP Train RSXBS 13 with the CNW 8646 on the point. This was once a fairly common sight in the 1990s when real CNW trains ran past here, and you can't ask for a m... (more)
After KCT lined them up after a KCS Coal Load, UP Train RSXBS 13 gets rolling at Air Line Jct. after running down the Ex-CRIP/CNW Spine Line on rails this engine ran when new. Waiting its turn on... (more)
Bound for NS Avondale Yard in North Kansas City is UP Train AOKNSR 03 with CNW 8646 on the point, climbing The Incline on KCT Rails up into The Gooseneck on BNSF Trackage. In the distance is the ... (more)
An aerial view in winter 1965 of the Chicago & North Western roundhouse area at Council Bluffs, Iowa. Photograph by Wallace W. Abbey and courtesy of the more)
Chicago and North Western’s Janesville to Chicago freight crosses the Tiffany Bridge over Turtle Creek at Tiffany, Wisconsin, on the morning of July 29, 1995. This view is from wading into Turtle ... (more)
Toward sunset on October 9, 1994, a westbound coal train on the Chicago and North Western at Nelson, Illinois, is pulled by a new GE Dash 9 and two older Dash 8s. The old steam locomotive coaling ... (more)
An ex-C&NW Dash 9 leads a westbound down-grade at Shawmut.
A Chicago & North Western C44-9W leads Union Pacific's LAAP (Los Angeles - American President Lines) stack train down Erda Hill just before sunset on August 19, 1995. Two CNWs are in the power con... (more)
New in Zito yellow: A pair of new Chicago and North Western EMD SD50s pulling a coal train prepares to depart Butler Yard, Wisconsin, on March 30, 1986.
Executive unit #403 and a new SD60 are seen leading the circus train north toward Baraboo, Wisconsin. Tom Golden photo.
Taken at the C&NW roundhouse in North Fond du Lac, WI in 1936.