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The C&NWHS invites you to post C&NW and related railroad photos. Like to add your photos?


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Piggy-back Loading Ramp Proviso, IL1705 viewsTractor-trailer drivers lined up in front of their rigs at the Proviso Freight House. C&NW Public Relations Department Photo, May 1949. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Plymouth, WI2060 viewsRSD5 1666 is idling while the crew waits for a Milwaukee Road train to pass. Behind the photographer is a diamond and smash-board where the CNW crosses the Milwaukee. Plymouth is on the line from Fond du Lac to Sheboygan. R. Albers photo, 1956. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Proviso Freight House Proviso, IL2157 viewsA view of the freight house during the dismantling in March, 1958. C&NW Public Relations photo. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Proviso Freight Transfer House Proviso, IL2236 viewsThe freight House had a capacity of 700 cars. When the freight house was built, it was the largest LCL freight transfer facility in the world. The freight house was dismantled in 1958. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Proviso, IL2103 viewsArmy “ducks” are being transported through Proviso Yard in 1944. C&NW photo. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Repair Track Winona, MN2076 viewsThe hopper cars in the foreground are being stripped for rebuilding. C&NW Public Relations photo, 8-2-1947. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Repair Track Winona, MN2106 viewsThe riveting gangs are on the platforms rebuilding hopper cars. C&NW Public Relations photo, 8-2-1947. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Roundhouse – Diesel Shop Chicago, IL2935 viewsA 1950's view of the 40th Street Yards, shops, diesel ramp, roundhouse, and coaling towers. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Saxon, WI1891 viewsSaxon is on the line from Ashland to Hurley, 12˝ miles west of Hurley. The train is waiting at the depot for “orders” to continue their trip. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Sheboygan Falls, WI1888 viewsSheboygan Falls is west of Sheboygan on the line to Fond du Lac. C&NW Historical Society archives collection.

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St. Francis, WI1671 viewsThis view looks north on the Old Line Sub Division at St. Francis Avenue. The St. Francis depot is to the right; the tower is up ahead on the left. The New Line Sub is on the left. C. G. Stecher photo, 1915. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Stager, MI Depot1493 viewsTwo ladies pose at the Stager depot, located between Powers and Watersmeet. Strecher photo, Feb, 1914. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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