Chicago and Northwestern GP18 1776 at Proviso Yard January 1978. One of the longest lived Bicentennial paint schemes, the 1776 was painted into this scheme in August 1975 and finally painted back ... (more)
Painted in the Bi-Centennial colors for two years soon it will painted back to the yellow and green scheme.
Something their competition the Milwaukee never had was a GP18. I believe this unit was painted R/W/B for the countries 200th birthday.
The CNW's contribution to the nation's bicentennial celebration, GP18 #1776, backs a local across the Soo Line diamond at Deval tower.
The turn to Dodgeville trundles under the IC Freeport branch overpass with the CNW Bicentennial locomotive leading a march through Dunn's Marsh, just south of Madison. Both lines are gone today. ... (more)
The "ridge runner", with 18 cars, makes a run west of Madison, seen passing the Mt. Horeb depot. This was CNW's line from Madison to the narrow-guage network in SW Wisconsin that tapped lead mine... (more)
The "ridge runner" has 1 load and 18 empties, lead by a bicentennial CNW geep, and seen crossing a wooden bridge headed west near Verona, WI. The ridge runner is a bike path today.
CNW's bicentennial unit #1776 leads the Dodgeville turn out of Madison. With 1 load and 18 empties, the train is nearing MX tower and shortly will diverge onto the "ridge runner" line, today a bi... (more)