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)
After bringing in a southbound coal train into Butler Yard, Chicago & North Western power waits out a Wisconsin snowstorm on January 4, 1986. Two Alco C628s and a pair of EMD SD40-2s make up the l... (more)
Butler Yard in Wisconsin is busy in August of 1991 as FRVR 2401 and a colorful consist do some switching before heading north to reach their home rails and the destination of Green Bay.
A westbound Chicago & North Western coal train changes crews at Butler, Wisconsin, late in the afternoon of April 20, 1985. This is the first time I saw locomotives from all three of southeastern ... (more)
Ex-Frisco GEEP C&NW 4364 cab and Leslie 5 chime which was a Frisco trademark.
Merged with the CNW in 68 by 74 there were still quite a few CGW locomotives still around.
In August of 1990, Canadian Indians blocked both CN and CP tracks in Ontario. CN detoured several trains over the CNW from Chicago thru Wisconsin. Here we see a westbound detour train about to dep... (more)