The sun is barely up as an early morning ore load works east at West Gladstone with 6888,6847,6835 leading the way.
By the Spring of 1986 if not sooner it was becoming obvious that the CNW Alco fleet that had called the ore lines home since 1974-1975 was living on borrowed time. The CNW had SD50's on the prope... (more)
In the spring of 1994 CNW landed a few all rail ore movements from Empire Mine to CR at Chicago. The CR ore cars came up behind 8600 series GE's from Proviso. While the CR trains were loading the ... (more)
CNW 8552 rolls ore loads east at Rock. A Locotrol equipped C40 is pushing on the rear. This was quite a change from operations of a few years earlier when these jobs were powered by trios of C628'... (more)