Grand Trunk GP38-2 #5726 looks out of place in the north woods of Wisconsin as it enters Pokegama Yard with a transfer run in May of 1992.
GBW switches their small yard near Broadway Tower in Green Bay, WI in December of 1987. A CNW caboose is trailing a freight as it enters the CNW yard.
CP 8766 has made a set-out in Mattawa, Ontario and is getting ready to depart with a work train in May of 1988.
2 new CNW SD60's, led by 8033, bring an empty coal train thru Omaha, NE in May of 1987. There were 4 brand new SD60's on the point when the train pulled into Council Bluffs, but 2 were removed bef... (more)
Geez, 20 years ago! CP 6403, a straight SD40, is about to duck under Hwy 17 near White River, Ontario in May of 1997. This engine was sold by the CP two years later in 1999.
A pair of CN RS-18's switch the small yard in Coteau, Quebec in May of 1988. Even though I didn't speak French, the crew still invited me on board to ride/switch with them for almost an hour!
In 1901, the Great Northern built a branch line from Kalispell, to Somers Montana. The primary purpose was for lumber and a tie plant that operated there. The tie plant burned and the BN ceased op... (more)
After a few blocks of street running, WC 6523 is splitting the signals at Division Street and Church Avenue in Oshkosh, WI in March of 1992. Ahead is the crossing of the Fox River. Not a trace of ... (more)
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)
MILW 191 leads a freight past the Sturtevant, WI depot in November of 1985. The Milwaukee is gone but the depot has been saved, although it is several miles from its original location. I believe t... (more)
CNW 4105 brings a transfer run thru St. Paul, MN in August of 1983.
A work train from Enola, led by CR 7580, heads towards Marysville, PA in June of 1993. While most of the GP 10's were scrapped, this unit lives on in PA and was repainted in a Pennsy scheme.
BN Tigerstripe GP50 #3125 leads an A-B-A consist thru Rochelle, IL in September of 1985. This was pre-RR park days and everyone just hung out by the diamonds!
The little engine that could, or old meets new. CNW GP7 4287 leads a UP C40-8 thru Oak Creek, WI in March of 1992. Notable in this unusual consist are the auto frames coming from A.O. Smith.
Going away companion photo to #601785. The Northlander departs North Bay in May of 1988. The cab car is, shall we say, unique. Originally built in 1957 for the Trans Europe Express, the trainsets ... (more)