A low autumn sun just barely lights up a southbound Chicago & North Western freight, powered by a pair of Alco C628s, departing Butler Yard in Wisconsin on October 25, 1985.
Alco Heaven! Two CNW ore trains meet in Little Lake, MI. in May of 1986. 6706 leads a empty train heading to Empire mine while the crew of the loaded train is enjoying beans at a local restaurant.... (more)
The 609 poses for a head on shot.
CNW 6721 brings train ESGBA across the Peshtigo River in Peshtigo, WI. in May of 1986. Peshtigo was the site of the worst wildfire in US history in October of 1871. The fire claimed more than 1200... (more)
Doing what Alco's do best, CNW 6710 smokes it up as it departs Brampton, MI in May of 1986 after meeting an empty ore train heading north. Not much ore traffic remains on this line since Empire mi... (more)
Here's another intermodal led by C628s...this time on the D&H.
In fading light, D&H 603 leads two other C628s on a container train coming off the D&H Freight Main headed to Albany in the mid 19... (more)
How would you like to see an intermodal like this in Bound Brook today? 50 years ago, Lehigh Valley C628s 626-629 lead Apollo-2 around the super-elevated curve at Bound Brook, NJ in early 1972. ... (more)
An empty Chicago & North Western ore train enters Partridge Siding, Michigan, on the C&NW Partridge Sub. A string of loads is on one of the sidings, waiting for a trio of Alcos to take them to Esc... (more)
On a rainy morning in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, a trio of Chicago & North Western C628’s lead a trainload of ore bound for Escanaba at Goose Lake.
With three ex-Norfolk & Western C628’s in charge, an empty Chicago & North Western ore train crosses the causeway at Goose Lake, Michigan.
In Summer 1972, LV C628s 627-628 cross Metuchen Road to enter the yard in South Plainfield, NJ to make a pick-up for JSA-1. R. T. Steinbrenner Photo.
In Summer 1972, four LV C628s led by 632 and 630 idle with RS2 218 and RS3 219 in the Sayre Yard engine terminal in Sayre, Pennsylvania. C420s 413 and, recently repainted into Cornell Red, 411 ar... (more)
A Chicago & North Western train of empty ore cars is depart Escanaba, Michigan. The only thing missing is a crew.
Two Centuries Shy of a Millennium
Eight of Chicago & North Western's thirty ex-Norfolk & Western C628’s congregate at the north end of the yard in Escanaba, Michigan.
With the ore unloading house prominently in the background, two Chicago & North Western C628’s idle on the wye at the north end of the yard in Escanaba, Michigan.