CNW SD40 883 leads a trio of power including a former Southern SD24 and torpedo-tube equipped GP35 on train 406 at Yukon Jct. as the train arrives in Eau Claire from Spooner, WI on its way to the ... (more)
Chicago Northwestern 8712, 8698, 8718 pull there way through the unique landscape of the powder river basin.
I will never forget my first visit to the Wyoming coal fields. Getting to see the Chicago Northwestern in all it's glory was truly amazing. This image is a sight I will never forget, pulling into ... (more)
C&NW train 569 westbound near Dousman,WI..
CNW 8633 is leading a double stack outfit through Missouri Valley, IA on a winter afternoon. This area had been single track east to Dennison, IA for many years and pressure with coal and other bu... (more)
An eastbound loaded coal train has a set of C&NW locomotives for power. Note the GP50 second in consist. During the early 1990s the motive power short C&NW would utilize their GP50s has extra powe... (more)
Due to their dual cab signal equipment that allowed certain units to lead in UP cab signal territory, CNW power was frequently seen on the point of UP trains. Such is the case with Portland to Can... (more)
Into the summer sundown comes CNW 8616 with North Platte to Denver symbol ANPDV-12 on a warm July evening. Barely visible on the right are the rails of the Julesburg Sub that diverged here and joi... (more)
A pair of CNW GP15-1s have dropped off their transfer to the Belt Railway of Chicago and are preparing to head back lite power to Proviso Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A widecab CNW GE leads a standard cab UP toaster on a southbound (railroad east) NIPSCO coal train on the IHB mainline over the Cal Sag Channel. Tom Golden photo.
Paraphrasing the familiar mid-‘70’s Coca-Cola advertising slogan from the billboard in the photo, one of the ways that the drab monotony of the ex-PC power that ... (more)
A pair of CNW EMDs leads a pair of CSX EMDs on a severely delayed "Night Crawler," the nightly transfer between CNW's Proviso Yard and CSX's Barr Yard in Riverdale. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of yellow and green six-axle EMDs lead a former VMV rebuilt Geep as they head east along the Indiana Harbor Belt. Tom Golden photo.
Adam Farence Photo
Running long-hood forward just like it did under its previous owner, a former high-hood Southern SD45 is seen now sporting CNW markings as it leads a GP50 west on the Indiana Harbor Belt mainline.... (more)