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Diesel locomotives


583 files, last one added on Sep 28, 2016
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Steam locomotives


222 files, last one added on Oct 10, 2016
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Freight cars


241 files, last one added on May 09, 2015
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147 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2016
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360 files, last one added on May 11, 2017
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M.O.W. cars


69 files, last one added on Nov 14, 2016
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96 files, last one added on Nov 14, 2016
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Post Merger


63 files, last one added on Nov 14, 2016
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8 files, last one added on Sep 29, 2016
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Railroaders at work


47 files, last one added on Apr 04, 2017
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Old Postcards


72 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2016
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Archive photos


129 files, last one added on Apr 25, 2012
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Random files - CNWHS Gallery
SD50 7000 Butler, WI576 viewsSD50 7000 is at the Butler diesel ramp in December 1985. Photo by Bob Ferge. Collection of J. D. Ingles, submitted by J. H. Yanke.
Bi-level Coach No. 1 Kenilworth, IL3516 viewsBi-level coach No. 1, built for suburban service by the St. Louis Car Company, is at the Kenilworth, IL station on 4-2-1955. Joe Barth photo, submitted by Jim H. Yanke.
E 1538 Arlinton Heights, IL3966 viewsClass E Pacific 4-6-2 1538, built in 1910, stops with a 3-car scoot for Chicago at Arlington Heights, IL. C&NW PR Dept photo, circa 1947. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
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Covered Hopper CNW 95305687 viewsCNW covered hopper photographed on the CGW in Minnesota, May 8th 1962.
Collection of Ron Christensen
Ticket Dumont, IA293 viewsTicket was from Dumont, Iowa to Mason City to Clear Lake, which is 9 miles to the west of Mason City. And was issued: July 23, 1913 at Dumont, Iowa.
At the time, Clear Lake was a popular resort, vacation, fishing area for folks in from that part of Iowa. Robert Chlupach collection.
Yard Office Chase Yard, Milwaukee, WI1772 viewsThis is a view of the yard office at Chase Yard in Milwaukee, WI... Chase Yard was located Between St. Francis and Mitchell Yard. The photo was taken in 1955. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
No. 501 Reedsburg, WI1980 viewsNo. 501, en route from Chicago to Minneapolis, is making its station stop at Reedsburg. Station forces are working the mail and express on the head end. Stan Mailer photo, 6-1950. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection

CNW Grain Hopper #471796 Bertram, Iowa.jpg
Covered Hopper CNW 471796 Bertram, IA872 viewsC&NW Grain Hopper car #471796 is moving east on a grain train at Bertram, Iowa on 10-3-95. Photo by R J Williams

Last additions - CNWHS Gallery
Freight Station St. Paul, MN506 viewsMy grandfather worked at this freight station in 300 block of Kellogg. Automobiles look to be late 1940's. Submitted by Mark JordanMay 11, 2017
Freight Station St. Paul, MN445 viewsThis undated photo is Chicago Great Western Freight Station in the 300 block of Kellogg. Submitted by Mark JordanMay 11, 2017
Bridge St. Paul, Minnesota388 viewsCGW Bridge over Mississippi River below Robert Street bridge. Photo date is unknown. Submitted by Mark JordanMay 11, 2017
West Chicago Yard crew605 viewsWest Chicago Yard sometime prior to 1994. From Left to right...
Tom Wilson, Bill Morsch (1934-2010), Mike Banse, "J.R." Dickie, J.J. Matekaites, Harvey Bloomer, Karl Krause, Greg Warren, Jeff Saville
Apr 04, 2017
Amusement Park ride504 viewsLittle Engine, Big Men. From the Magic Lantern Slide's, I copied in the 70's. No date or location noted but there is no doubt about what railroad is favored. Collection of Nick JenkinsNov 14, 2016
SD40-2 6802 Chickasha, OK358 viewsSD40-2 6802 and UP B4239 with southbound at Chickasha, Oklahoma, in April 1998. Photo by Nick JenkinsNov 14, 2016
SD60 8001 Conway, AR315 viewsSD60 8001 and UP 3606 with southbound welded rail train at Conway, Arkansas, in April 1996. Photo by Nick JenkinsNov 14, 2016
SD40-2 6934 North Little Rock, AR312 viewsSD40-2 6934 southbound under I40 overpass in North Little Rock, AR. April 1996. Photo by Nick JenkinsNov 14, 2016