The southbound Peninsula 400 makes a quick station stop at Menominee on a sunny April morning just over 49 years ago!
3 hi-hood Alco's bring a loaded ore train into the C&NW yard in Escanaba on a beautiful August day in 1984.
April 30th, 1971 marked the end of most private intercity rail service in the US. Although I was struggling to finish at Circle campus and was scheduled to work that evening I spent most of the d... (more)
The second track thru the bridge at Dunlap, IA will soon be relaid by the UP to eliminate the congestion between Missouri Valley and West Denison, IA. This intermodal train is eastbound, destined ... (more)
Butler, we have a problem..... A train bound for the C&NW's terminal in Butler, WI, is on the ground in Saint Francis near the junction of the New Line and the Old Line. The snow plow on the SD60 ... (more)
CNW 6703 leads a loaded ore train into the yard at Escanaba while an empty train waits to depart for Empire Mine.
CNW SD60 #8004 is about to duck under the Hwy 13/151 overpass just southeast of Cedar Rapid with a nice looking double stack train in tow. This was a popular location as there were old railfans ch... (more)
A rush hour train is about to cross the Milwaukee Road diamonds by Mayfair Tower.
A pair of ex-Rock Island GP7's bring the Clyman Junction way freight over an unusual low-clearance bridge in Johnson Creek. Watch your head!
CNW 8520 waits for a passing BN coal train at Bill, WY in May of 1990. The threatening skies in the background would later bring hail, several tornadoes, and 6" of rain to the area. Multiple... (more)
Westbound on the Overland Route at Schuyler, NE.
A pair of C&NW's classic semaphores guard the the former Route Of The 400 mainline near Baldwin, WI, as the last rays of light make for a beautiful sunset.
CNW 401 leads a business train past the Racine, WI depot on a beautiful June day in 1989. The train is on the CNW Old Line, which was the old passenger main between Chicago and Milwaukee
CNW 5500 leads train PRGBA across the Sheboygan River just north of the depot. The train is on the passenger main, not the freight cut-off, due to a high-wide load. This line is a trail today.