A Chicago Northwestern GP7 leads a Grand Trunk Western GP38-2 on a southbound (railroad east) stack train through Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.
C&NW train 569 climbs the Sub-Continental Divide(water east to Lake Michigan/water west to the Mississippi River)between West Allis and New Berlin,WI..
Butler/Madison,WI. train 569 enters the east side of Waukesha,WI. on their way to Madison crossing the new HY59 bypass.
Butler/Madison,WI. train 569 stops at New Berlin to make a set out.
Butler/Madison,WI. train 569 turns west at West Wye Belton Jct. next stop New Berlin. Trains 568 and 569 were daily trains on the C&NW. Photo location 30 years earlier would have shown the TMER&L ... (more)
CNW GP7s 4143 and 4121 roll a transfer in afternoon light on the Indiana Harbor Belt at CP La Grange.