A CNW "Scoot" heads northwest on CNW"s Harvard line at Des Plaines, IL. The train is about to cross the Soo Line diamond and will cross the CNW freight line in a quarter mile. Thes... (more)
CNW class U30C no. 930 revs up for a move into a freight consist for a train heading west out of Altoona on a crisp January day in 1978. CNW had 7 big U boats and was not fond of them. One was wre... (more)
CNW 1725, a GP9 still in its delivered color scheme idles with a pair of rebuilt SD9s at St. Paul's Western Avenue Yard. Some of CNW's GP9 were delivered with roof top air tanks to permit larger f... (more)
A CNW way freight heads north from Rice Lake, WI towards Spooner powered by GP15-1 4404. The unit may be new, but the 40 ft. boxcars still give a vintage feel to the train. This location is near T... (more)
A train made-up in the Marshalltown yard heads for Minnesota on the former M&StL line. The power includes two of C&NW's rebuilt early SDs, a GP7, and one of the GP38-2s ordered by Rock Island but... (more)
Typical mid-1980s coal train power, a CNW SD40-2 leads two UP SD40-2s with a train of Powder River loads across the river and into Illinois. The SD50s and 60s were just around the corner, as were... (more)
CNW 8646 lays over at California Junction on a cold New Years Eve night.
A CNW SD45 from its last order and an SD40 bend around the frozen shore of Dells Pond, part of the Chippewa River on a frigid February day in 1972. The train has just left Altoona, passed by the E... (more)
C&NW 951 stopped at Potter Rd. in Wauwatosa,WI..
CNW 8637 crosses the Boyer River near Dunlap, IA.