A friendly engineer assigned to the Antoine Turn decided to unleash his set of C628's just as I was about to click the shutter on this beautiful November morning. The units had been idling for a f... (more)
CNW painted a few units in the C628 fleet during the winter of 1981/82. Some of them were definitely in need of new paint and it made for some good photos until the rigors of ore service and the h... (more)
The "Noon Freight" is heading into the siding at Marinette for lunch break. Not much traffic this day. Kodachrome II film.
A classic small town scene in Upper Michigan with a passenger train and REA trucks. I shot this on Kodachrome II film at the age of 15. Everything in this photo is now gone - the engines, station ... (more)
3 FM H16-66 units are setting off cars at the yard in the late afternoon. This was what we called the "afternoon freight". It is southbound. Taken on Kodachrome II film.
CNW 6730,6715,6707 rumble away from a lunch break at Little Lake with 115 loads. Some jointed rail still remained on the ore line at the time, but it was soon replaced with ribbon rail which smoot... (more)
Three fairly clean CNW C628's pass the Rock station with 109 loads on the last day of September 1979. The 6723, 6716, 6720 have everything under control as they head for Escanaba. The busted knuck... (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)
While the Groveland Mine north of Iron Mountain was operating the CNW ran a daily train from Escanaba to interchange with the Milwaukee Road at Iron Mountain. This job, the Antoine Turn normally h... (more)
Kind of a rare visitor to the CNW ore line was this job, both in power and car type. During the spring of 94 a couple train loads of ore were all-railed in these Ex PRR ore cars. Power ran through... (more)
A trio of "Baby Trainmasters" [1683-1698-1904; all with different builder dates] are easily handling the task of getting a loaded ore train out of Iron Mountain. The fireman or head brakeman is gi... (more)
Eastbound ore train from Iron Mountain to Escanaba
C&NW FM 1062 working at Green Bay, June 1975.
A very clean CNW GE awaits assignment at Escanaba.