A pair of SD40-2's led by #137, still in Milwaukee Road colors, lead a grain train thru La Crescent, MN in July of 1987.
CNW 964 departs the North Fond Du Lac, WI yard in May of 1986. These SD45's had an unusual look thanks to their lack of dynamic brakes.
MRL 204 is eastbound past the tower in Garrison, MT in May of 1990. Ahead is the climb up Mullan Pass.
FRVR 4508 has a eastbound (actually southbound) freight in tow as it passes Barton Siding in Barton, WI in March of 1992. Once CNW's Airline Subdivision, this line, and the FRVR is gone here. The ... (more)
CSX 8457 hammers the Conrail diamond at Willow Creek Road in Portage, IN in August of 1996. 8457 was rebuilt from a SD40 and the CSX line is now double track.
CNW 4293 switches the yard in Powers, MI in May of 1986. This unit was originally CNW 1598 before being rebuilt.
ATSF 6416 approaches Santa Fe Junction in Kansas City, MO in March of 1995.
WC 6614 is about to duck under Hwy M35 near Marquette, MI with an ore train from Empire Mine to Escanaba. The CNW was the longtime owner of this line, followed by the UP, WC, then CN. Unfortunatel... (more)
IC 6141 leads a freight thru the ancient interlocking at Brighton Park in November of 1992. It is amazing this place still existed in 1992.
LS&I 2403 is about to cross Morgan Trestle near Marquette, MI on a sultry day on July of 1988. It's a short trip to Eagle Mills yard once they finish weighing their train of empties.
DM&IR 158 assaults the steep grade out of Duluth as they head to the yard in Poctor, MN in May of 1992. The sound of 3 first gen SD's is intoxicating.
CNW 6887 waits for the crew to come back from beans (meal en-route in CNW terms) before heading south out of Oconto, WI in October of 1988.
EJ&E 663 brings a coal train out of the fog in Hammond, IN in March of 1985. Railfanning is hard when you can't see the train until it's 100 yards away!
You can smell the paint..... Brand new CSX C40-8W 7909 departs Cumberland Yard in June of 1993.
BN "Cadillac" 6121 switches Northtown Yard in Minneapolis, MN in October of 1988 as a Soo Line freight passes overhead.