Chicago & North Western C628 6716 rolls Escanaba - Green Bay train ESGB-A through the back alleys of Oconto, Wisconsin.
CNW 6887 waits for the crew to come back from beans (meal en-route in CNW terms) before heading south out of Oconto, WI in October of 1988.
In a scene all too familiar, CNW's Oconto, WI depot sits derelict and abandoned in June of 1997. Despite efforts to save the depot, it was torn down shortly after this photo was taken. This is the... (more)
Meal in route! CNW 6701 stops in Oconto for a bite to eat. The CNW was unique in that their crews would frequently ask for a meal in route when they would get their orders from the dispatcher.
C&NW Alco C628 #6721 leads 2 sisters on train ESGBA (Escanaba-GreenBay) thru Oconto , Wisconsin. Although widely known for their duties on iron-ore trains, they were also typical power on the road... (more)
A lone SD40-2 leads C&NW’s daily southbound past the Oconto depot. Built about 1910, the brick depot became an eyesore in later years. An attempt was made to save it in the 1990s, but it was torn ... (more)
In its last days running as a Chicago & North Western freight, the daily Escanaba to Green Bay train blares its way through Oconto as winter gives way to spring. The Marinette Sub offered four bl... (more)
Street running in Oconto Wisconsin
A pair of Alco C628s form a GP30 sandwich at Oconto, WI. The C628s were purchased secondhand from the N&W (hence the high short hoods) to replace FM H-16-66 baby Trainmasters in ore train service... (more)