CNW 878 with an eastbound manifest meets The Falcon, train 245, CNW's premier intermodal train near the mainline coaling tower at De Kalb, Ill. I rode train 245 from Wood St. Yard, Chicago to the ... (more)
A Chicago and North Western freight approaches the gooseneck while rumbling through West Bottoms in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 16, 1990. The train is passing some additional C&NW power, t... (more)
One degree above zero at 23:16 as the inbound and outbound crews trade out with Union Pacific Heritage locomotive CNW 1995 outside the Bloomington, Illinois yard office . Steve Smedley photo
Southbound C&NW freight starts out across the Milwaukee Road diamonds at Watertown after the Head Brakeman had to run the release on the automatic interlocking.
Two officials inspect the damage to the cab of Chicago and North Western EMD SD38-2 No. 6651. A switching mishap where two trains tried to occupy a diamond at the same time is being cleaned up at ... (more)
A switching mishap where two trains tried to occupy a diamond at the same time is being cleaned up at Chicago and North Western’s Butler Yard at Butler, Wisconsin, in September 1983. C&NW EMD SD38... (more)
CNW 902 at Proviso, photographer possibly Robert Anderson, slide came from Richard Wallin years ago. The four CNW RS-27's were ill-fated and apparently had a multitude of problems that CNW couldn'... (more)
Getting a huge locomotive back on the track can be quite the undertaking. Morning on a hazy, late summer day in September 1983, reveals a Chicago and North Western EMD SD38-2 laying on its side ne... (more)
Morning on a hazy, late summer day in September 1983, reveals a Chicago and North Western EMD SD38-2 laying on its side near the Hampton Avenue overpass at Butler Yard in Butler, Wisconsin. Work i... (more)
A trip down memory lane, CNW train 483 rolls west with U30C 936 on the point, and two SD45s trailing (949 and an unknown No.), crossing the Soo-Milwaukee diamond at Eau Claire tower. CNW SW1 No 12... (more)
A few months after the UP purchased the North Western things appear as usual as this train rolls into downtown St. Paul and in the process crosses over the Mississippi River.
CNW 6539 rests at Winona before departing on a Huron bound freight. The big SD's looked a little out of place wandering over the light rail and rough track on sections of the run to Huron.
Two sets of Chicago and North Western Alco C628s used on taconite ore trains sit at C&NW’s Escanaba, Michigan, engine facility on October 18, 1986.
Afternoon rush hour has begun and several CNW commuter trains wait there turn for platform space for the afternoon parade north and west out of Chicago. CNW 504 is a "Crandall" E8 rebuilt by CNW f... (more)
A Chicago & North Western SD60 in Operation Lifesaver livery leads SP's Intermountain Power to Skyline coal empty approaching Sutro Cut on June 26, 1993.