There are several things you can always count on when visiting Cheyenne....and this is one of them. Have been making the annual pilgrimage for the CFD train for a long time & this hasn't moved an... (more)
CNW 401 leads a business train thru Oak Creek, WI in June of 1991. The train is on CNW's Old Line, which was the original passenger mainline between Chicago and Milwaukee. This was one of the clas... (more)
An eastbound Chicago and North Western inspection train approaches Bakertown Road grade crossing west of Helenville, Wisconsin, in October 1983. C&NW EMD F7s Nos. 401 and 402 power the short three... (more)
CNW 401 leads a business train past the Racine, WI depot on a beautiful June day in 1989. The train is on the CNW Old Line, which was the old passenger main between Chicago and Milwaukee
An eastbound Chicago and North Western inspection train curves through Wales, Wisconsin, in October 1983, with EMD F7 Nos. 401 and 402 powering the short three-car special. Not long after this pho... (more)
An eastbound Chicago and North Western inspection train passes through an autumn dairyland between Helenville and Sullivan, Wisconsin, in October 1983. EMD F7 Nos. 401 and 402 power the short thre... (more)
A Chicago and North Western inspection train curves out of Clyman Junction, Wisconsin, in October 1983. C&NW just rebuilt this line from Clyman Junction through Watertown to Jefferson Junction to ... (more)
CNW 401 sits stored at the Steam Shops in Cheyenne along with with a part source E9B and a CNW bay window caboose being just a couple of many items stored in the yard.
I can assure you, #401 has seen better days, but has been sitting here for a number of years. The wind has taken care of the tarp that had been covering it up in recent months.
A grain train slowly crawls across the 10mph track, the wind blowing the exhaust to the side. This is a much improved scene on today's DM&E.
Stumbled upon this while roaming around the Duluth area. Haven't a clue what train or why it was here, but the sun came out for a moment and I reacted accordingly.
Eastbound about 3 miles out of Wyeville, an Officer's Special breaks the quiet of a Saturday morning on Highway 21, reliving the glory days of the 400 fleet if only for a few seconds.
C&NW 401 has seen better days. At least it hasn't made it to the scrap heap.
C&NW Excecutive Fs 401-410-403 officers special ready for departure at C&NW's Western Ave. Yard.
CNW 401 getting fueled after a run to Oelwein, IA, and back in June of 1985. Photo credit to David Koehler.