CNW 4490 is westbound between Fond Du Lac and Rosendale, WI in July of 1985. The train is heading towards Ripon on a line that would be abandoned a year later. A Jordan Spreader is tucked in behin... (more)
A train of empty Wisconsin Electric hoppers rolls through Clarksville, Pennsylvania on the Monongahela Railway. The WEEX trains were always easy to spot, as they almost always had a C&NW unit with... (more)
One of the more unusual ore movements was the CNW trains that ran from the Twin Ports to Escanaba. They ran on the CNW to Cameron, where they got on the WC (Ex-Soo Line) tracks to head to Escanaba... (more)
At sunset, three big ACs from three different railroads, but all now part of UP, pull coal empties up Logan Hill at a fast pace with a BNSF empty, visible in the distance, right on their heels.
Chicago & North Western coal trains line up at Bill, Wyoming, waiting for a call to head north to load at one of Powder River Basin’s coal mines on July, 7, 1995. During this time, almost all of C... (more)
It's funny how time changes your point of view. After shooting big Alcos coming under Hwy 35 near Partridge Siding, it was a bit of a letdown to shoot SD40-2's here, especially with a repainted Z... (more)
CNW 6934 brings a train past the small section shanty at Bryn Mawr, IL in August of 1988. Bryn Mawr borders the west end of O'Hare Field and carries Chicago-Milwaukee freight traffic from the CNW ... (more)
CNW 4351 rolls a transfer into Hoffman Ave. yard at St. Paul, MN on a sunny July day. The consist was a pair of vintage Geeps and F3/7 B units. I had photographed the same consist on a freight at ... (more)
This front (long hood) view of CNW Alco RS-3 167 was taken at Winona, MN in March 1973. The unit wears CNW's 1960s color scheme and the nose view shows off Alco's rounded hood, somewhat reminiscen... (more)
CNW 222 was born as an FT, rebuilt as CNW 4052A, an FP9M, and saw service pulling the Twin Cities 400 and Duluth-Chicago passenger trains before entering freight service. Here at Minneapolis, the ... (more)
CNW 8701 at Rochelle, Illinois
CNW 964 departs the North Fond Du Lac, WI yard in May of 1986. These SD45's had an unusual look thanks to their lack of dynamic brakes.
CNW 4293 switches the yard in Powers, MI in May of 1986. This unit was originally CNW 1598 before being rebuilt.
The C&NW 411 is ready to return her train to the shop after a successful day. This was the 411's first day in service after having rehab work completed.
As the sun sets, the 411 and her bl-level train is prepared for a night photo shoot. This was the 411's first day in service after having rehab work completed.