Location is a best guess. I miss that otherworldly burbling whine of the turbo on these.
The C&NW ore operations were concentrated around Escanaba. I took Route 41 by accident ran across this solid ore train somewhere between Ocnoto and Powers.
Trains Magazine used to call these engi... (more)
A loaded taconite ore train passes the the Wig-Wag crossing protection on the north side of Escanaba, Michigan.
C&NW's Escanaba roundhouse. See photo ID 211303 for inside shot.
3 CNW C628s share the roundhouse with re-engined BLW DRS-6-6-1500 1506 & a MILW Geep.
C&NW C628 6704 with an ore train near Rock Michigan.
A sad end to a rusty old set of cars life
GBESA waits for its counterpart, ESGBA, at the east of the passing siding at Powers.
CN&W merchandise train emerges from the November mist at Iron Mountain, MI.
C628's rest at C&NW's Escanaba roundhouse.
The only Alco RS36 on the C&NW roster was still on duty in 1985, and renumbered in anticipation of the UP merger.
Big ALCOs for the ore trains.