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)
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 Chicago and North Western freight enters Butler Yard, while another waits to head west at Butler, Wisconsin, on May 24, 1986. Powering the train is SD45 No. 951, with Milwaukee Road SD40-2 No. 1... (more)
After leasing these C628's from N&W for a few months CNW was about to or had just bought them when this photo was taken at Butler Yard. Photo is from my collection and was traded for. Photographer... (more)
A trio of SD70s and a patched SP GP60 lead the daily South St. Paul to Proviso manifest south on main line 2 through Butler Yard as the dead line power stands watch in the background
Resplendent in a fresh coat of “Zito yellow,” Chicago and North Western wrecking crane No. 6359 shows some of its vertical range while picking up the end of its boom car while on display at Butler... (more)
Eastern veterans Two Chicago and North Western locomotive veterans that originated on eastern railroads sit at the Butler, Wisconsin, engine facility. EMD GP40 No. 5518 was originally N... (more)
A rare site on the C&NW back then was a CSXT SD at Butler,WI..
C&NW 6860 just east of BJ Jct. at Hy 100.
C&NW 6831 sits above Capitol Drive waiting for a crew at the south end of Butler Yard.
Hurry up and wait.....the motto of many a Hogger years ago and may be even more apropos today!
A pair of General Motors products bring the eastbound RoadRailer down the wrong main and towards Illinois and ultimately to home rails on the NS.
C&NW Commuter F's on weekend freight duty are readied for their trip back to Chicago at the Butler,WI. facilities.