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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
Snow Freemont, MN443 viewsStuck in the snow 3.5 miles West of Fairmont, MN. on the C&NW. Photo by Francis Chlupach, Thanksgiving Day 1952. Robert Chlupach collection.
Depot Chicago Passenger Terminal1984 viewsThis is a 1950’s view of the Chicago Passenger Terminal. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
Chicago Passenger Terminal, aerial photo2741 viewsThis view of the C. P.T. looks north in the days when small airplanes could fly at will. The date is probably the early 1950's. The Madison St. entrance to the Terminal is visible. The Lake Street elevated crosses the throat of the tracks near the end of the train shed. While most details are too small, the overview shows the layout of the tracks and the path of the Chicago River. C&NW Trans Co. photo, submitted by Joe Pierson.
SD40-2 6821 Sheboygan, WI1031 viewsGreen Bay to Proviso train, GBPTA, is on the Cut Off route in Sheboygan passing under Georgia Street. Jim H. Yanke photo, 11-14-1986.
Depot Reinbeck, IA653 viewsThe C&NW replaced the old CGW depot with a metal building. Photo by Dick Talbott 7-13-81
Budd RDC and Observation Car Milwaukee, WI3859 viewsBudd Built RDC’s are next to the westbound “Twin Cities 400” at the Milwaukee, WI station. Joe Barth photo, 1956. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
F7 4102C Butler, WI2397 viewsF7 4102C, F9B 4051B and F7 4095A at the Butler servicing track. This is prior to the present day Butler diesel ramp. Russ Porter photo, 5-1964. Collection of Bob Baker.

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Business Car 402 Bertram, Iowa3202 viewsCNW Business Car #402 is on the rear end of the #1385 steam special that ran over the Iowa Division from Clinton to Boone, Iowa and return in September of 1982. Photo at Bertram, Iowa by R J Williams

Last additions - CNWHS Gallery
Freight Station St. Paul, MN631 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, MN541 viewsThis undated photo is Chicago Great Western Freight Station in the 300 block of Kellogg. Submitted by Mark JordanMay 11, 2017
Bridge St. Paul, Minnesota473 viewsCGW Bridge over Mississippi River below Robert Street bridge. Photo date is unknown. Submitted by Mark JordanMay 11, 2017
West Chicago Yard crew683 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 ride557 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, OK433 viewsSD40-2 6802 and UP B4239 with southbound at Chickasha, Oklahoma, in April 1998. Photo by Nick JenkinsNov 14, 2016
SD60 8001 Conway, AR352 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, AR350 viewsSD40-2 6934 southbound under I40 overpass in North Little Rock, AR. April 1996. Photo by Nick JenkinsNov 14, 2016