C&NW 6723 and 1506 sit side by side at the Escanaba,MI. round house. This ALCO and BLW highbred are being used for Iron Ore hauling in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
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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)
CNW 6723,6716,6720 roll east near Macfarland on a sunny fall afternoon. The big Alcos had quite a few more years of ore service in their future and did not get laid up until Dec. of 1986.
CNW C628's 6723,6716,6720 are waiting for a westbound train of empties before proceeding on to Escanaba with 109 loads on a great September afternoon.
CNW 6723,6716,6720 work eastbound with 109 loads of Empire ore heading to the dock in Escanaba. All three Alco's look to have been washed fairly recently.
C628's rest at C&NW's Escanaba roundhouse.