C&NW Alco #6720 is entering home rails at Empire Junction as it brings the first cut of cars out of Empire mine. They will return to the mine for a second cut of cars before they reassemble their ... (more)
Thanks! Hopefully this image will get me to 2 million views! Never thought it possible. CNW 6720 is about to duck under Highway M35 near Marquette, MI with a loaded ore train from Empire Mine. Aft... (more)
CNW Alco C628 no. 6720 and mate arrive in Altoona Yard for a crew change and some switching with train 406 from Itasca (Superior), WI. The big Alcos came from Norfolk & Western and were the heavie... (more)
Thanks! This photo will hopefully take me to 1 million views! I hope you have enjoyed my posts. Here is one of my favorites. CNW 6720 enters the ore yard in Escanaba, MI in August of 1984 while th... (more)
CNW 6720 is about to duck under Hwy M35 with a lod of iron-ore for Escanaba. Photo taken in August of 1984
3 hi-hood Alco's bring a loaded ore train into the C&NW yard in Escanaba on a beautiful August day in 1984.
CNW 67620 and 6728 in fresh yellow and green paint arrive in Altoona Yard from Duluth/Superior with a train load of Canadian freight. CNW was a major interchange partner with CN (DWP) in the 1970s... (more)
CNW Alco C628 6720 and mate arrive in Altoona with a train from Spooner, WI. The 6720 had been pruchased from Norfolk & Western earlier in the year along with 29 more C628s. Repainting began refle... (more)
A pair of big Alcos frame a sister at the "new" engine facility in Escanaba as the Alco era in the UP winds down.