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Train Crew Harrison, WI2063 viewsEngineer Frank Stewart and crew on mixed train 601/602 on the wye track at Harrison in 1940. Robert Stewart collection.
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Train Crew Kenosha, WI2359 viewsConductor Everett Schultz and Engineer George Klienschmidt pose in front of No. 328 at Kenosha for Conductor Schultzís last run. J. H. Yanke photo, 10-7-1977.
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Train Crew Mason City, IA.684 viewsR-1 No. 1148, at the West Yard, Mason City, Iowa.
Trainmaster: Fred Yeager, Engineer, shaking hands: Gieler, Next, from lower to upper:
Conductor: Ray Benish, Brakeman: Jim Logan, Fireman: Fondel, Brakeman: George Pion.
The occasion & Photographer unknown. Francis Chlupach collection.
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Train Crew Milwaukee, WI1274 viewsTrain Crew for No. 151 at Milwaukee. L to R: Brakemen Bob Leeman, H. Doultz, Engineer L. Kaun, Conductor Bob Werner, Baggageman Vickers. Photo circa 1953. Submitted
by Jim Yanke
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Train Crew Proviso, IL1800 viewsMilwaukee-based crew of timefreight 477 at Proviso. Left to right: Engineer Barnofska, Brakeman Walter Pakulski, Fireman Earl Schmidt, and Brakeman John S. Wright. Photo, Collection of John S. Wright, taken April 6, 1956.
Submitted by Jim. H. Yanke


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Unloading Ballast Car Milwaukee, WI1996 viewsEngineering crew opens the doors on a ballast car. When the ballast drops out, the work train will pull ahead distributing the ballast between the ties. Photo taken at the Marsh Yard in Milwaukee. Jim H. Yanke photo, 11-1989.
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West Chicago Yard crew714 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
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Wheel House Foreman and crew, Oelwein, IA903 viewsThis picture is of my great grandfather, Niels Peterson Toft, center of front row, at the Oelwein Roundhouse where he was the wheel house foreman. I don't know the year, but he became foreman in about 1899. When the death of his mother in Haderslev, Denmark occurred, it was announced in the November 1929 issue of THE GREAT WESTERN MAGAZINE. He was wheel house foreman until he retired. The names of the other men are unknown. Submitted by Carol Bishop.
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Wisconsin Division Superintendent Butler, WI2159 viewsChris Burger, C&NW Wisconsin Division Superintendent, checking the "radio" as his guests begin entering Business Car #403 for a trip out of Butler, WI on 5/23/1982... John F. Campbell Photo...
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Women Engine Wipers Clinton, IA1009 viewsWomen were hired for jobs formerly held by men during WWII. Library of Congress collection. Photo by Jack Delano at Clinton, IA in April 1943. Submitted by Jerry Krug.
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Yard Tower Operator Proviso, IL1485 viewsPhotographer Jack Delano caught this yard operator throwing switches at Proviso Yard in 1943. Library of Congress photo.
 
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