A uniquely Chicago & North Western C628/GP7 combination has dropped its train from Green Bay on a yard track in Escanaba, Michigan, and now awaits a call to return south.
Chicago & North Western C628 6716 rolls Escanaba - Green Bay train ESGB-A through the back alleys of Oconto, Wisconsin.
Chicago & North Western Escanaba – Green Bay train ESGB-A passes the grain silos at Little Suamico, Wisconsin. This train usually rated a C628 given a temporary day off from its usual ore train du... (more)
Lone Chicago & North Western C628 6716 leads Escanaba – Green Bay train ESGB-A through Little Suamico, Wisconsin.
After spending a few days in Green Bay, my friends and I planned to move north to Escanaba to catch Chicago & North Western’s ex-N&W C628’s in ore service. While we were still in Green Bay, one of... (more)
The CNW C628 fleet spent most of its time lugging ore from the mines on the Marquette Range to the dock at Escanaba. Not as well known was the fact that the big Alco's also could be found nearly e... (more)
Recently painted CNW 6716,6712,6727 ramble east with 115 loads on a surprisingly snow less mid November afternoon.