A long string of locomotives is switched around the servicing tracks leading to the enginehouse at Chicago & North Western’s Butler yard at Butler, Wisconsin, in August 1984.
It must be a Saturday morning as I would come up from Milwaukee on Friday nights on the Copper Country Ltd.on the Milwaukee Road. Since its winter I might have ridden one of the Milwaukee Road's s... (more)
Chicago & North Western #8541 in the Zito yellow scheme leads a pair of Union Pacific engines on a loaded coal train.
A C&NW freight featuring a block of wood chip loads behind the power, rolls east through Eau Claire just minutes away from arriving at Altoona Yard. this stretch of track, part of UP's mainline be... (more)
A C&NW freight arrives at their Itasca, Wisconsin yard on the east end of Superior, Wis. with empties returning to DWP/CN for interchange in Duluth, MN. CNW 6926 and 6925 lead a third SD40-2, once... (more)
CNW 411, Pan Am 1, and EMD 103 wait their turn to go out on the turntable for the Streamliners at Spencer Event.
Chicago & North Western GE C44-9W No. 8625 leads a westbound Union Pacific manifest freight approaching Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado, on May 2, 1998.
CNW 6704 approaches Butler Yard with train GBPRA in December of 1985. The big Alco's would occasionally depart from their usual iron ore duty in the UP of Michigan and venture to Milwaukee or Chic... (more)
Chicago & North Western EMD GP15-1 No. 4417 switches a train at Butler yard in Butler, Wisconsin, after the passing of a quick moving storm toward the end of a day in June 1984.
CNW 6834 leads a colorful consist thru Oak Creek, WI in November of 1991. The freshly painted unit is on the ex-passenger mainline, commonly known as the "Old Line". The herald on the no... (more)
A water tower, wig-wags, and bacon. What could be better as CNW 6861 brings a train past the Patrick Cudahy plant in Cudahy, WI in October of 1993.
CNW 6826 leads a freight westward through mist, haze, and fog at South Burns Harbor, on the former Michigan Central Porter Branch in 1984.
CP Conductor Mike Wilson on the ground inspecting..........
Adam Farence Photo
C&NW 411 sits quietly, staged for the next days operations at the Illinois Railway Museum.
A CNW E8 crosses Scott Street in Fond Du Lac, WI with what is probably train #153. Bob Ferge Kodachrome from my collection.