CNW GP40 5500 leads train PRGBA across the Manitowoc River in Manitowoc, WI in August of 1988. The train is on CNW's Shoreline, which is a bike trail today a few miles north of here. The bridge is... (more)
With a hearty turn to the right, Creston Road is going the same place as this eastbound Chicago & North Western freight train. In about two thousand feet, both will be traversing through the town ... (more)
Three Chicago & North Western ALCO C628's accelerate empty ore jennies through Brampton, Michigan. July 18, 1986
Small town, IllinoisWith horns blazing, an eastbound Chicago & North Western freight crosses Third Street at Malta, Illinois, on March 25, 1995. The old brick buildings lining the sidew... (more)
Yellow and green in the land of warbonnetsOn June 23, 1996, an eastbound Chicago & North Western (well, Union Pacific by this date, but still doesn’t look like it) intermodal train sp... (more)
When coal trains ran in profusion, another set of empties for the Powder River basin departs Fremont, NE behind a pre-AC-era set of power: Dash8, SD60 and SD40-2 all in C&NW colors. Fuji Sensia.
An eastbound Chicago & North Western freight, led by EMD GP50 No. 5070 with horns blaring, blows by the De Kalb Bank and across the busy intersection of Illinois Highway’s 38 and 23 at De Kalb, ... (more)
CNW 8501 brings a coal train thru the bucolic countryside near Arcadia, IA in August of 1994. Driving on Hwy 30 kept you in close contact with the CNW mainline all the way thru Iowa and the consta... (more)
Winter in northern Illinois doesn’t always mean lots of snow, but it can bring fog and freezing drizzle. On the first day of winter in 1991, a westbound Chicago & North Western freight bangs ove... (more)
CNW RS-1 1068 waits for a rail train to pass before continuing with its work in January of 1974. Both trains are on CNW's New Line in St. Francis. The Island Job has a group of piggyback cars that... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
The Chicago & North Western ore yard at Escanaba, Michigan, seems to have been divided int a load arrival yard on the left, and an empty departure yard on the right, The C628 on the left has just ... (more)
A trainload of ore from Ishpeming, Michigan is working its way through the yard at Escanaba. The green cab on the lead C628 makes it a more attractive unit than its sisters.
CNW 8652, 6845, 7017, 8515 have a loaded train near the Antelope coal mine.