Something unusual at the Butler diesel facilities.
A new heavy ACe pulls the loaded sand train pokes out yard track number #3 headed for the shorties to yard their train.
A loaded drag of sand follows in tow behind this brand new SD70AH toward the Hamptons on Long 1 at Butler Yard.
Former SSW 9639, now painted and reassigned as UP 1008, backs the 02 job up a service track to pick up a cut of cars for the north yard. Meanwhile, the diesel ramp is stuffed full of road power b... (more)
Christmas night—20 years ago On the quiet eve of December 25, 1994, a gathering of Chicago and North Western locomotives slumber the night away at Butler, Wisconsin. New GE C44-9W No. 8... (more)
ex CR 3022, exx PC 3022, nee NYC 3022
Six years after the CNW picked up the CGW ALCO RS2 55 still wears the Great Western livery at Butler,WI..
Departing Butler, Wisconsin, in March 1984, is a southbound (eastbound) Chicago and North Western freight led by a matching pair of EMD SD45s. Those homemade numberboards on No. 916 look a bit wei... (more)