Illinois RR Museum's CNW 411 sits in the sun as the other engines behind it enjoy a smoke bath.
A pair of big Alcos frame a sister at the "new" engine facility in Escanaba as the Alco era in the UP winds down.
A trio of "Baby Trainmasters" [1683-1698-1904; all with different builder dates] are easily handling the task of getting a loaded ore train out of Iron Mountain. The fireman or head brakeman is gi... (more)
As the snow begins to fall, CNW 8701 creeps west past the Geneva metra depot. It took this train two hours to get from Proviso to here!
CNW8828 leads a coal load past the water tank at Lusk, WY.
Head Cold- CNW 6908 looks like it's a little under the weather. Feeling blue, she sits under an ice cold sky and blanket of show, waiting mechanical attention.
For some reason unknown to John, Amtrak's Quincy Zephyr is detouring to Chicago over ATSF, instead of making the run via Mendota on the BN as usual. The train utilized CNW equipment at this point... (more)
A Chicago & North Western C44-9W leads SP's Skyline to Intermountain Power coal load down the former D&RGW, approaching Springville, Utah.
Only two CNW units left on the UP roster. Taken with permission.
The CNW duo is seen at 25th Ave in Melrose Park shoving the Belivdere train into Proviso Yard. This CNW signal bridge will soon be history as the new cantilever is in place and a third track will ... (more)
A very late running Belvidere train makes a daylight appearance in downtown Elmhurst with the CNW duo.
Brand new North Western SD's rest at Portage,WI. while they are in Columbia coal train service.
CNW 217 leads a train on the former Minneapolis and Saint Louis near Waseca, Minnesota. #217 was originally CGW #116A, one of two FP7s owned by the CGW. It is still in existence today in Oelwein... (more)