Until the Groveland Mine north of Iron Mountain closed down the CNW ran the Antoine Turn on a daily basis departing Escanaba a little after 11AM. It went to Iron Mountain and swapped empties for l... (more)
For a special Rail Expo held in Duluth during the fall of 1988 C&NW borrowed (from IRM) the first GP7 built and an overhauled SD45 for display. Made for a neat photo.
Six big Alco hogs and an unidentified EMD rest at the "new" North Western engine facility in Escanaba. This was a large manufacturing facility for P&H before they closed and the C&NW and E&LS star... (more)
In the 70's and the early 80's CNW assigned many geeps to service in the Wisconsin Rapids area. They usually worked the switch/yard jobs during the day and made an Adams turn overnight. The nightl... (more)
These Ex Southern SD24's were bought by CNW through PNC and were rebuilt minus their turbo's effectively making them SD18's. They gave many years of good service in a variety of applications to th... (more)
The yellow applied to the CNW SD50/60's plus later GE's didn't respond very well to the harsh light of Wyoming and the coal service units faded very fast compared to units stationed on the eastern... (more)
Late on a May evening CNW 4253 waits for yard space at North Green Bay after spending the day working local industries. The HE15's were rebuilt from EMD GP7's at Oelwein Shops with High Efficiency... (more)
CNW Butler -Green Bay train BUGBA waits to get in the big yard at North Green Bay. It had been a pretty miserable day for photos as I had only managed an early morning shot at Escanaba and then I'... (more)
CNW 4256,4258,6704 and 6709 are ready to roll at the Escanaba roundhouse on a late May morning. The black clouds all around gives me a clue this will probably be the only sunny shot of this trip. ... (more)
Christmas night at Butler: On the quiet eve of December 25, 1994, a collection of Chicago and North Western locomotives slumber the night away at Butler, Wisconsin. A GP15-1 faces a new Dash 9, a ... (more)
A Chicago and North Western freight headed for Green Bay, Wisconsin, leaves Butler Yard on a June 1984 afternoon. The train is powered by four of C&NW’s venerable GP7s.
An EMD SD50/SD60 combo pulls a Chicago and North Western unit train west at Marcy Road in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin on April 6, 1990.