The bare-bones frame of the Steam Railroading Institute's next project sits outside in the yard at Owosso. Inside the shop is the boiler. The 1908 Alco Class R served in regular service for 49 yea... (more)
CNW 6843 crosses the small arched bridge over Kowald Road near Ingle, WI in January of 1989. Chasing a train on CNW's Adams Line was always a bit of a challenge as the line ran diagonally thru thi... (more)
A westbound Chicago & North Western freight waits to depart Butler yard in a Wisconsin snowstorm on December 3, 1990.
CNW 5522 is about to duck under Hwy 158 in Kenosha, WI in April of 1989. The train is on CNW's New Line. Several industries dominate the area to the right of the spur track but I don't think any o... (more)
2019 is off to a good start as UP 6706 highballs east under the old CNW coaling tower in De Kalb, IL. AC4400CW 6706 is the last patched CNW on UP's roster.
Chicago & North Western Alco C-628 No. 6709 sits at the locomotive facility at the railroad’s Escanaba Yard in the upper peninsula of Michigan on October 18, 1986. Several of the former Norfolk & ... (more)
Two Chicago & North Western EMD SD40-2s and two Alco C-628s try to pull a derailed coal gon back onto the rails in a snowstorm at the railroad’s Butler Yard in Wisconsin on January 4, 1986. I’m no... (more)
A C&NW local sits on the main track at what's left of Chicago and North Western's yard near 40'th and D Street, just south of I-80 in Omaha. Union Pacific's Wimmer Wye now occupies the roadbed und... (more)
These two steel side rebuilt single sheath boxcars were a fixture on the south side of Fremont for many years.
A quartet of Chicago & North Western Alco C-628s sit in the yard at Escanaba, Michigan, on October 18, 1986. At this date, Nos. 6717, 6730, 6729 and 6711 don’t have much more time hauling taconite... (more)
CNW 411 leads the IRM holiday train past GM&O/Alton position signals on the museum mainline.
CNW 411 heads back towards the boarding area, passing Spaulding Tower.
CNW 411 departs out of IRM with the Happy Holiday Railway train, passing the CNW East Union depot. This depot was originally in the neighboring town of Marengo.
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)
Westbound empties are moving in Council Bluffs towards the Missouri River Bridge.