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1 2016 Issue Overview

In This Issue:
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP15-1 #4400 Photo East Minneapolis Minnesota 1986 - Michael Guss photo
  • Eugene Lewis Remembered 1926-2015 Obit 2016 + Comments - George Santayana
  • Eugene Lewis Photo 2011 - Teri Lewis photo
  • Clark Feature 2012:4 Correction CNW Alco RS-2 #1502 - Mike Raymond
  • CNW Locomotive ALCO RS-2 #1503 Photo Huron South Dakota No Date - Mike Raymond photo
  • Who Makes Up the C&NWHS? Member #'s vs Location - Mike Lenzen
  • CNWHS & Newberry Library of Chicago form Working Relationship - Dave Phillips - Archives Report
  • CNW Scale Models Displayed w/ Photos @ St Louis Prototype Modelers' Meet 2015 - Dennis Norris - Modeling Notes
  • METRA Locomotive EMD F40PH Decorated for 2015 Holiday Season - Michael W. Blaszak - North Western News
  • CNW Locomotives GE C44-9W 38646 & #8701 Stored at Illinois Railway Museum 2015 - Michael W. Blaszak - North Western News
  • Triple Crown Ends Train #'s ZCHEM & ZEMCH Due to Lack of Business 2015 - Stephen Whiting Josh Cleary Kade Antczak - North Western News
  • WSOR Train L243 Photo Operating on ex- CNW Kohler to Plymouth Trackage 2016 - Greg Mross photo
  • WSOR Locomotive EMD GP38 #3928 Front View Photo Plymouth WIsconsin 2016 - Greg Mross photo
  • WSOR Merrimac Bridge Preservation 2016 - Jerry Krug
  • Rapid City Pierre & Eastern RR Applies Grant Funds to Maintenance Projects 2016 - Michael W. Blaszak - North Western News
  • Rapid City Pierre & Eastern [Genesee & Wyoming] RR EMD SD40-3 #3480 Photo Wasta South Dakota 2015 - Mike Raymond photo
  • Trainfest 2015 Features C&NW Railroad Theme w/ Photos - Mike Lenzen Keith Kohlmann
  • CNWHS Contributing Member List 2016 - CNWHS Staff
  • "What Do You Know" Feature Debuts 2016:1 Issue - CNWHS Staff
  • CNW Locomotive ALCO S-3 #1263 @ Turntable Photo No Location No Date - John Tesky collection
  • C&NW Snapshots in The Twin Cities - Various Photographers
  • St Paul Union Depot Photo 1890 - CHWHS Archives
  • Stone Arch Bridge Photo w/ CNW Passenger Train St Paul Minnesota 1935 - CNWHS Archives
  • St Paul Union Depot Photo St Paul Minnesota 1925 - Charles Gibson Photo / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive 4-6-2 Pacific #2903 Photo Leading Passenger Train '400' Westminster Tower St Paul Minnesota 1935 - Robert Graham Photo / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive 4-6-2 Pacific #2903 Photo w/ Test Cab Westminster Tower St Paul Minnesota 1935 - Robert Graham Photo / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW West Minneapolis Coach Yard Aerial Photo 1965 - Pat Perrier Photo
  • CStPM&O Locomotive Class K-1 4-6-0 #262 Photo at St Paul Shops 1950 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW East Minneapolis Yards Aerial Photo 1965 - Pat Perrier Photo
  • CNW Twin Cities "400" Photo at Great Northern Station Minneapolis 1963 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD F7A #4101-C Photo Minneapolis Minnesota 1950 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40-2 #893 Photo Leading Freight Train East Minneapolis Yards 1972 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD F3A #238 Photo at Service Tracks Cedar Lake Minnesota 1971 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW [ex-CGW] Locomotive EMD F3A #112C Photo Leading ABBA Lash-up and Freight Train St Anthony Tower 1970 - WRP Collection
  • CNW Locomotive SD18 #6644 & #6643 Photo Leading Freight Train Belt Yard St Paul Minnesota 1968 - Gary Austin Photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8669 Photo Leading Business Train Minneapolis MInnesota 1995 - Steve Glischinski Photo
  • Precision National Corporation [ex-Southern Railway] Locomotive SD10 #1845 Photo Leading Freight Train St Louis Park Minnesota 1980 - Alan Christenson photo
  • CNW East St Paul Yard Photo w/ Automobile Carrier Cars 1964 - A. Robert Johnson Photo
  • CNW Unit Coal Train Photo Passing St Paul Union Station 1986 - Fred Hyde Photo
  • CNW Locomotive SD18 #6630 Photo Leading Freight Train Western Avenue Yard St Paul Minnesota 1996 - Terry Davis Photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD F3A #250 Leading 4 Unit Lash-up and Freight Train at Westminster Hill Minnesota 1976 - George LaPray Photo
  • CNW Locomotive [ex-M&STL] ALCO RS-1 #229 Photo Crossing Overpass w/ Freight Train Minneapolis Minnesota 1963 - A. Robert Johnson Photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD F3A #208 Photo at Sand Tower East Minneapolis Minnesota 1977 - Steve Glischinski Photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD NW2 #1003 Photo w/ Booster & Freight Train East Minneapolis Minnesota 1981 - WRP Collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40 #889 Photo Leading Freight Train Kenwood Yard Minnesota 1981 - Alan Christenson photo
  • Rough Spot Near Knapp Derails North Western's Premier Train - Arlyn Colby
  • Photo of Wreckage of CNW '400' Passenger Cars between Wilson and Knapp Wisconsin 1959 - Carlton DeWitt Photo / Glenwood City
  • CNW Passenger Train '400' Derailment Maps [2] 30July1959 - WRP Collection
  • CNW Passenger Train '400' Derailment Aerial Photo between Knapp and Wilson Wisconsin 1959 - Eau Claire Leader-Telegram Newspaper Photo
  • CNW Engineering Track Chart depicting Track Profile Knapp to Wilson Wisconsin 1987 - Arlyn Colby Collectlion
  • Passengers Disembarkng from CNW Passenger Train '400' Photo Derailed between Knapp and Wilson Wisconsin 30July1959 - Arlyn Colby Collectlion
  • CNW TimeTable - Westward - Altoona District [Elroy to St Paul] 1959 - CNW Document / Steve Borleske Collection
  • CNW TimeTable - Eastward - Altoona District [St Paul to Elroy] 1959 - CNW Document / Steve Borleske Collection
  • ICC Report of Derailment of CNW Passenger Train '400' between Knapp and Wilson Wisconsin 30July1959 - Arlyn Colby Collectlion
  • Photo of Wreckage of CNW '400' Passenger Cars between Wilson and Knapp Wisconsin 1959 - Carlton DeWitt Photo / Glenwood City "Press" newspaper
  • CNW Crane Lifts Passenger Car from 30July1959 Derailment of '400' Passenger Train between Knapp and Wilson Wisconsin - Carlton DeWitt Photo / Glenwood City
  • CNW Work Train Photo at Wreckage of CNW Passenger Train '400' between Knapp and Wilson Wisconsin 30July1959 - A. Robert Johnson Photo
  • Qualifying Run on the [CNW] Falcon - Tom Glowienke
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP50 #5051 Photo Leading the 'Falcon' Premier Freight Train West Chicago Illinois No Date - Dennis Hertrich Photo / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP50 #5055 Photo Leading 'Falcon' Premier Freight Train Geneva Sub Illinois 1987 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP50 #5082 Photo Leading 'Falcon' Premier Freight Train Berkeley Illinois 1981 - Dennis Hertrich Photo / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP50 #5064 Photo Leading 'Falcon' Premier Freight Train Wood Street Yard Illinois 1980 - Bob Janz Photo / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP50 #5081 Photo Leading 'Falcon' Premier Freight Train Bellwood Illinois 1986 - WRP Collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP50 #5096 Leading Container Train Provo Junction 1984 - Joe Piersen Photo / CNW Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40-2 #6869 Photo Leading Freight Train Brighton Park Illinois 1980 - Bob Janz Photo / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP50 #5076 Photo Leading 'Falcon' Premier Freight Train Proviso Yard Illinois 1982 - Dennis Hertrich Photo / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP50 #5058 Photo Leading 'Falcon' Premier Freight Train Melrose Park Illinois 1983 - CNWHS Archives
  • C&NW Passenger Trains - 1952 - Richard Steffen
  • CNW Chicago to Omaha Passenger Train TimeTable 1952 - CNW Document / Richard Steffen Collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD E7 #? Photo Leading 'City of San Francisco' Train Glen Ellyn Illinois 1955 - Tom Desnoyers Photo / Richard Steffen Collection
  • CNW / UPRY Baggage Sticker Promoting 'City of Denver' Passenger Train - Richard Steffen Collection
  • CNW Locomotive BLW DR-6-2-1000 [Baby-Face] #5000A Leading Chicago to Cedar Rapids Iowa 1952 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive 4-6-2 Pacific #650 Photo Leading Boone Iowa to Chicago Passenger Train #16 Cedar Rapids 1954 - Bill Kuba Photo
  • CNW Train 'City of Portland' Train Photo Clinton Iowa 1953 - Richard Steffen Collection
  • Promotional Items [Brochures - Metal Signs - Chinaware] Promoting various 'City' Trains - Ron Steffen Collection / Lou Schmitz Collection
  • WSOR Locomotive EMD GP38 # 3928 & #3804 Photo Leading Freight Train on Newly-Opened Plymouth to Kohler Right of Way 2015 - Greg Mross Photo

Editor's Notes:
Features
Trainfest 2015 Features Chicago & North Western Theme
What Do You Know?

C&NW Snapshots in
the Twin Cities

“Rough Spot” Near Knapp Derails North Western’s Premier Train
by Arlyn Colby

Qualifying Run on the Falcon
by Tom Glowienke

C&NW Passenger Trains — 1952
A Schematic Look at the Chicago-Omaha Main by Richard Steffen


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