C&NW lite power from Onalaska to Lacrosse in the early morning will pick up a train and take to Winona,MN..
CNW 404 leads a Westbound as it makes a run for Stockton Hill. The train would end up having to double the hill between Stockton and Lewiston.
CNW 402 poses under the sand tower at the small Winona engine facility. The high point of my day railfanning around Winona was chasing the CNW freight West to Rochester with the CNW 404 - BU40 - 4... (more)
CNW 170 is awaiting its next duties at north Green Bay, Wis. This unit is in the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha numbering, and worked out of Green Bay until its retirement in February 1975... (more)
Looking more like N&W than C&NW with their long hoods facing outward, CNW 894, an SD40, and 2 of CNW's 7 U30Cs await their next assignment at the Altoona, WI engine facility on a crisp January 197... (more)
Faded 5518 leads a freshly repainted SD40-2 and a train up from St Louis west on the mainline. The GP40 came from Conrail, but was originally an NYC locomotive.
One of C&NW's typically faded yellow bay-window cabs trails a northbound freight headed from St Louis to the mainline at Nelson. The ROW was elevated for quite a distance where the line passed we... (more)
Just before a spring shower hits Clinton, an empty coal train headed for the Powder River Basin makes a crew change. I never would have said this to the guys in the photo (I had friends on both c... (more)
A Twin Cities-bound freight comes out of the west end of Marshalltown yard and takes a right off the Council Bluffs mainline to head out the former M&StL toward Mason City.
A Chicago & North Western Powder River Basin train rolls across a small bridge at MP 100.4 as an angry sky offers a prediction of rain storms to come later that day.
CNW 5052 and UP 3730 head westbound on the Indiana Harbor Belt with Conrail's ELPR destined for the Northwestern's Proviso Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of consecutively-numbered CNW GP50s are taking a break at Proviso Yard toward the tail end of 1981. Paul Meyer photo.
A pair of "torpedo-boat" GP-9R's enjoy their brief stint of mainline running on this rebuilt section of the Cowboy Line as they head East with a 7 car local East of Lusk.
A C&NW transfer makes it's way to interchange in the Twin Ports, a lone GP-9 heads up this job