CNW 6857 leads a southbound freight on CNW's New Line across Grange Avenue in Cudahy, WI in February of 1993. In the background, Boeing KC-135 Stratotankers of the 128th Air Refueling Wing await t... (more)
The ferry Incan Superior enters Duluth, MN, bound for its dock in Superior, WI in September of 1983. One of the more unusual and unremarked ferries on the Great Lakes, the ferry carried mostly pap... (more)
GBW 320 has finished swapping cars with the carferry in Kewaunee and is on the return trip to Green Bay as it hustles thru Luxemburg, WI in October of 1988. Luxemburg is the current end of the lin... (more)
CP Alco 4093 spends the night at the CP engine facility in Sault Ste. Marie, ON in October of 1972. Russ Porter slide from my collection.
Amtrak #8, The Empire Builder, stops at the Minot, ND Amtrak depot in May of 1990. A similar view can still be had nearly 27 years later.
Here's a rare one. Baldwin didn't make many DRS6-4-1500's and the CNW only had one of them, shown here switching Sheboygan, WI in May of 1965. Like many of CNW's Baldwin's it was repowered with an... (more)
CNW 806 (ex-CGW) switches the north leg of the wye at Clyman Jct., WI in January of 1975. The line north to Fond Du Lac in now a bike trail but the coaling tower is still there. Bob Ferge photo fr... (more)
An unidentified F-unit rides the transfer table at the Milwaukee Road Shops in this photo taken from the 35th Street Viaduct in Milwaukee, WI in September of 1971.
perhaps the most interesting a... (more)
It would be hard to imagine how different this location would look in the future when I took this photo of CNW 8509 leading a coal train at Reno Jct. WY in May of 1991. The small depot is gone and... (more)
MGA 2308 brings a coal train into Brownsville, PA in June of 1992. I love the old buildings and the Coca Cola sign.
BN 3100 brings an intermodal train past the East Glacier Park, MT depot in May of 1990.
CNW 6859 leads a coal train on the "New Line" in St. Francis, WI in December of 1992. Today, this scene is dominated by the 4 lane Lake Park Freeway to the right of the locomotives.
DMIR 163 leads an ore train as it hammers the DW&P diamond at Ramshaw near Iron, MI in September of 1987. This continues to be a vital crossing for the CN.
In a scene that looks dramatically different today, BN train #91 departs Bill, WY northbound in May of 1991. The southbound coal train in the distance will have to wait for the BN train to clear w... (more)
The railroad ferry "Chief Wawatam" has arrived at Mackinaw City and is ready to unload on March 28th (my birthday!) of 1972. The Chief ran between St. Ignace and Mackinaw City and was ul... (more)