RailPictures.Net Photo: CNW 6879 Chicago & North Western Railroad EMD SD40-2 at Butler, Wisconsin by Mike Danneman
  Login · Sign Up 

Community Response Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo
Views: 5,150     Favorited: 21
Since added on June 15, 2018

+ Add to Favorites

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
» Chicago & North Western Railroad (more..)
» EMD SD40-2 (more..)
» Chicago & North Western’s Butler yard near Milwaukee 
» Butler, Wisconsin, USA (more..)
» December 03, 1990
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» CNW 6879 (more..)
» Unknown
» Mike Danneman (more..)
» Contact Photographer
Remarks & Notes 
The wonders of working for the railroad in winter is when you have to get on and off icy equipment to throw a switch, only to find out that you have to clean out the points before you can do so. After making a setout, power on the PRGBA (Proviso to Green Bay) is now ready to get back to its train, but only after one of the crew has finished cleaning out one of the crossover switches, finally “bending the iron” when all the accumulated snow is swept out. Duty finished, he swings aboard the steps of C&NW SD40-2 No. 6879 for the short ride back to their train. That warm cab will surely feel good when the work is done!
Photo Comments (0) 

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (2)+ Add to Album

Album created by member coco13cos
Album Views: 2,979,655
Over 50.000 of RP's most appreciated and beautiful photos.
Classic Railroading

Album created by member Chessiefan2
Album Views: 509,700
Railroading in the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, basically anything but the 2000s.
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright © 2018 Mike Danneman. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2024. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information