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No. 500 “Capitol 400” Madison, WI1933 viewsNo. 500 passes Tower MX after departing Madison. Bill Marshall photo, 1947. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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No. 501 Reedsburg, WI2086 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

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No. 508 Madison, WI1912 viewsClass E2B Pacific 2904 has just arrived with train No. 508 at Madison. Stan Mailer photo, 4-1951. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection
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No. 514 “The Victory” Des Plaines, IL1940 viewsThe first section of No. 514, with two RPO cars, passes through Des Plaines, IL. Bill Marshall photo, 1947. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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No. 601 Jefferson Junction, WI1971 viewsNo. 601, a Milwaukee to Madison passenger train pulled by GP7 1524, is approaching the platform at the Jefferson Junction station. This 1953 photo is from the C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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No. 706 West Elgin, IL1823 viewsTrain No. 706, pulled by engines 306 and 126, make a stop at West Elgin, IL. A.W. Johnson photo 7-18-1936. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Orin Junction, WY1645 viewsOrin Junction is on the line between Crawford and Casper. C. G. Stecher photo, Feb. 1915. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Passenger Extra 5023A Green Bay, WI1794 viewsThis is Dwight Eisenhower’s westbound campaign train of 1952 pulled by two E8 diesels. The cars were from the New York Central and the Pullman Co. pool. The train is between Tavil and the Green Bay station, about 10 cars lengths south of Dousman Street. Brad Kniskern photo, 10-3-1952. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Passengers Boarding at Green Bay, WI1912 viewsThe depot switch crew is putting coaches on the rear end of No. 216. The rear four coaches are bi-level commuter coaches. Brad Kniskern photo, 9-1-1958. This photo is from the C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Pelican Lake, WI1906 viewsCrew at Pelican Lake is turning the 877 by hand. This crew and engine worked the branches to Harrison and Crandon. The turntable was replaced with a wye. Photo taken 7-1940. C&NW Historical Society Archives
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Pelican Lake, WI1972 viewsClass R engine 877 on the turntable at Pelican Lake. Photo taken 7- 1940. C&NWHS Historical Society Archives collection.
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Piggy-back Loading Ramp Proviso, IL1980 viewsCNW tractors and trailers lined up at the Proviso Freight House. C&NW Public Relations Department Photo, May 1949. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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