WC 590 shows off its unique lines as it bring a load of limestone into Manitowoc in September of 1989. The "whitewall" wheels are from the quarry where the limestone, destined for a brea... (more)
A somewhat rare photo as the UP was not in the UP of Michigan for very long. Here, UP 5029 brings an ore train into the yard in Escanaba in November of 1996.
UP 9231 is about to enter Hermosa Tunnel of a beautiful day in May of 1989. Alas, this is the only shot I got here. I was told the spot was fan friendly at the time, but we were quickly kicked out... (more)
Duck!! 2 ducks come in for a landing as CP 4224 leads a freight out of Binghamton yard in June of 1993.
Coal Line passenger train??? UP 9417 leads a CNW/UP business train at Nacco Junction in Wyoming in May of 1991. I thought my friend Arnie was kidding when he shouted out passenger train as we had ... (more)
4 FRV Geeps pass the ex CNW depot in Fond Du Lac, WI in July of 1991. The tracks are gone but the depot, amazingly, still stands.
BN 7290 approaches Boylston, WI with a load of taconite in May of 1992.
Not only was the CNW unique with its left hand running of trains, but they also had unique semaphores on many of their lines. Although they probably could have lasted many more years, most were go... (more)
CNW 8517 brings a coal train thru Bill, WY in May of 1991.
BN 9234 leads a 5 unit consist on an empty coal train near Bill, WY in May of 1991.
CNW 6890 brings the first cut of steaming taconite pellets to Empire Junction in Negaunee, MI in October of 1988. The ore came from the Empire Mine, which has recently closed.
CNW 4194 crosses the Milwaukee River bridge with a short train in November of 1995. This bridge is no longer used and was once the route of the famed "400" fleet.
A dirty DRGW 5381 leads 4 other units on a coal train on the Joint Line near Colorado Springs in June of 1989.
BN 3100 and a B unit cruise alongside Hwy 2 with a piggyback train in Glacier Park, Montana in May of 1990.
CNW 4487 switches just south of downtown Milwaukee, WI on a cold but clear day in February of 1985. Once the Route of the 400 passenger trains, the line no longer crosses the river bridge in the b... (more)