CNW 6916 leads a loaded ore train thru Brampton, MI on a beautiful day in June of 1988, bound for Escanaba. The SD40-2's replaced the Alco's and were quickly replaced by a pair of SD50/60's.
CNW 6916 brings an ore train over the ancient bridge crossing the Escanaba River (and E&LS) in Escanaba, MI in June of 1988. The SD40-2's replaced the Alco 628's and were quickly replaced by SD50/... (more)
CNW 6916 skirts the shores of Goose Lake near Marquette, MI on a beautiful day in June of 1988. Alco's pulled these ore trains just a few years earlier, but the SD40-2's were nice in their own rig... (more)
CNW 6916 leads an ore train past the Little Lake depot/trailer in June of 1988. Alas, few ore trains will pass this way anymore with the closing of the Empire Mine and the Escanaba ore docks.
A CNW ore train, led by SD40-2 6916, crosses under Hwy 553 north of Swanzy, MI in June of 1988. You could see B52's take off and land from AFK Sawyer AFB at this time. The B52's have been replaced... (more)
A CNW SD40-2 leads a pair of Union Pacific six-axles on a stack train after a Chicago snowstorm. Thomas Szczesniak Jr. photo.