CNW 8646 leads AASAM 31 out of Smithton siding after meeting Amtrak 316.
During the fall of 1983 C&NW brought borrowed 4-6-0 1385 to Duluth-Superior for a series of fundraising trips for the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. The Friday evening before the rides the train a... (more)
A Union Pacific APL double-stack train speeds across Nebraska on August 5, 1985, although one could easily mistake it for a Chicago & North Western train. On the head end is C&NW GP50 5099 and, b... (more)
2 S-1's in the Marinette, Wisconsin yard waiting for the call to duty on a pleasant summer afternoon.
On Chicago and North Western’s ore line, the 4:00 a.m. extra ore load headed southbound meets the northbound 10:00 a.m. extra ore empty at Little Lake, Michigan, on October 25, 1986. Six big Alco ... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train approaches Leyden, Colorado, early in the morning on February 11, 2001. The train passes by the now gone searchlight signals at mile 14.5 with a Chicago and N... (more)
To advertise Chicago and North Western’s fast priority piggyback trains called “Falcons,” they painted up a pair of locomotives with “Falcon Service” locos on the long hood. Only SD40-2s Nos. 6910... (more)
Southbound Peninsula 400 makes a station stop in the early morning. This was the only CNW E unit I ever saw with silver trucks. Kodachrome II film.
Chicago and North Western GP50 No. 5085 leads a K-Line double stack just west of Rochelle, Illinois, on April 16, 1988. What’s really changed (besides C&NW) is what is located here now. Brush Grov... (more)
Chicago and North Western's train from Green Bay, Wisconsin enters Butler Yard after encountering some snow on the trip south in December 1983. Powering the train are five GP7s, a GP15-1 and an Al... (more)
Even though gas prices were high, it was well worth it to see one of two CNW units make a rare visit to central Texas. Who knows when it will be back to Texas for another visit...
CNW 8646 and UP 3788 throttles up as the train departs Hearne Texas on its way to the Saint Louis area and ultimately back to Proviso Yard near Chicago.
Twilight at Little Lake: As the crew eats at a local beanery at Little Lake, Michigan, the locomotives for the Chicago and North Western ore train bound for the dock at Escanaba, patiently wait in... (more)
Chicago and North Western SD40-2 No. 6860 leads a freight at Butler Yard, Wisconsin, on a snowy February 20, 1986. Trailing is a former (still in green) Burlington Northern SD45 and two GP7s.
Coal trains bound for the mines at Bill, Wyoming, on July 4, 1989, are all led by newish Chicago and North Western SD60s; even the short work extra on the right is powered by lone No. 8029.