CNW 6721 crosses the Little Cedar River near Daggett, MI in May of 1986 with a train from Escanaba, MI to Green Bay, WI.
CNW 6721 awaits her fate along with the rest of the Alco C628 fleet in Escanaba, MI in September of 1988. After a long, productive career on both the N&W and the C&NW, all the units would unfortun... (more)
Location please! CNW's dumper job works the ore yard on a beautiful evening in May of 1986. Only 2 units were needed for this job instead of the usual 3 units on the trains to the mines.
It's hard to beat Alco's and semaphores! CNW 6721 brings train ESGBA past the semaphores at Duck Creek in May of 1986. Although often associated with ore service, the big Alcos were also used on f... (more)
C&NW Alco C628 #6721 leads 2 sisters on train ESGBA (Escanaba-GreenBay) thru Oconto , Wisconsin. Although widely known for their duties on iron-ore trains, they were also typical power on the road... (more)
Serviced and ready to go CNW 6721,6715 and 6710 await a crew at the new CNW engine facility in Escanaba.
The Soo, LS&I and C&NW shared track west of Eagle Mills to near Ishpeming. This was CTC controlled by the LS&I control operator in Eagle Mills. I had been following Soo 4407 westbound out of Marqu... (more)
A friendly engineer assigned to the Antoine Turn decided to unleash his set of C628's just as I was about to click the shutter on this beautiful November morning. The units had been idling for a f... (more)
CNW 6721,6712,6724 have the Groveland Empties in tow as they work RR east but compass west near Bark River. CNW crews called this job the Antoine turn. It normally had a 11AM call time at Escanaba... (more)
Three ex N&W high hood Alco's-6721,6729,6719- take a break from hauling ore to pull some mixed freight.