Busy times at Saunders: A C&NW train pulls up to the signals by the Wis. Hwy. 35 overpass and stops. Then a Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range transfer freight pulls up and and backs into the siding. ... (more)
Shot off the Rte 20 overpass in Elgin, CNW 8701 is seen crossing the Fox River with UP's Family Days 400 special.
CNW 8701 departs the IRM for West Chicago, Elmhurst and downtown Chicago.
This southbound train is about to cross a Milwaukee Road spur after picking up some loads of pulpwood. Note the semaphore signal protecting the diamond. Kodachrome II film.
CNW 8701 heads westbound past the semaphores at Karsten's Crossing.
CNW 8701 arrives station track 2 with the excursion train from Belvidere as the 411 prepares to depart on station track 1 for Kishwaukee Grove.
CNW 8701 sits on track 5 with the "UP Family Days 400" special for IRM as some of the everyday commuters dont even notice it.
Chicago & North Western GP50 5093 pokes out of the enginehouse in Melrose Park, Illinois, on October 19, 1990.
A trio of Chicago & North Western locomotives hustle a short Union Pacific piggyback train westbound just outside Darr, Nebraska, on August 20, 1987. GP50 5072 is on the point.
The crew of Proviso to South Itasca manifest PRITA is en route home to Adams with a pair of SD60s leading a lengthy train.
The UP family days special splits the C&NW style semaphores as it departs IRM.
UP's family day event, held at IRM, brought a three car passenger special lead by one of the two remaining C&NW original paint units on the UP. Sharing the station tracks is C&NW 411 and a three ... (more)
Two Union Pacific locomotives lead a coal train under the old coaling tower on Chicago & North Western's busy main line through DeKalb, Illinois.
An ex-C&NW Dash 9 leads a westbound SP grain train as light starts to fail in Long Ravine.
Three Chicago and North Western coal trains powered by new SD60s pause at Bill, Wyoming, on July 4, 1989.