CNW 972 leads an SD45/C628/SD45/C628/GP7 consist up out of the Chippewa River valley at Chippewa Falls, WI on a late afternoon in February 1973. This train was 188 cars in length, featuring 88 40... (more)
A northbound Chicago and North Western coal train meets a southbound Burlington Northern coal train at Reno Junction, Wyoming, during a late snowfall on May 13, 1995. One of the crew members was o... (more)
A Chicago and North Western coal train crests the top of Logan Hill north of Bill, Wyoming, on July 7, 1994. Two new C44-9Ws lead an older C40-8 as power, all in nice, clean yellow and green…
CNW 6730, the last unit of a purchase of 30 used Alco C628s from Norfolk & Western shows off its new paint job in late afternoon sun at Altoona, WI. These units were in heavy use on the Twin Citie... (more)
Chicago & North Western Dash 9-44CW 8637 leads a southbound Union Pacific train under Highway 58 in Woodford, California, as it climbs toward the summit at Tehachapi. The train's consist includes... (more)
Three Burlington Northern SD70MACs on a northbound coal empty meets a southbound Chicago and North Western load on the Orin Line main, while C&NW No. 8803 slowly moves forward while loading at Ant... (more)
A southbound Chicago and North Western coal train rumbles through Converse Junction, Wyoming, passing another C&NW train loading at Antelope Mine on May 12, 1995.
New Chicago and North Western GE C44-9Ws line up with coal trains bound for loading in Powder River Basin at Bill, Wyoming, on July 7, 1994.
Two DYI SD rebuilds lead a GP7 and one of the GP38-2s ordered by CRI&P, but taken by C&NW. This train is headed for Albert Lea, MN and on to the Twin Cities on the ex-M&StL line that I believe ha... (more)
One of the twins got to sneak out on the ex CB&Q's Aurora Sub on April 30th 2015.
Here in West Milledgeville IL seen leading a Vehicle train bound for Portland.
A Chicago & North Western C44-9W leads a North Platte to Stockton manifest through Salt Lake City on July 24, 1997.
Our wait on the overpass in Staples was nearly ruined by a cloud, but the sun came out just in time to give us a good look at the train of the day.
C&NW train 569 climbs the Sub-Continental Divide(water east to Lake Michigan/water west to the Mississippi River)between West Allis and New Berlin,WI..
Rolling downhill out of Lake Park and towards Hawley, past an iconic location known as "Mt. Muller", one of two remaining CNW units on UP's roster makes a rare appearance in Western Minn... (more)