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Amtrak Inspection Train F7 400 Lisbon, Iowa3756 viewsF7 #400 leads an Amtrak engine and two cars on an Amtrak inspection train over the C&NW eastward at Lisbon, Iowa in June of 1982. Photo by R J Williams
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Baggage Car 89022654 viewsThe C&NW owned four of these 85 foot streamlined baggage car 8900-8903. Photographed at Des Moines, IA, 5-17-1987. Jim H. Yanke photo.

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Baggage Coach Combination 2820807 viewsA rare photo of C&NW combination car No.2820, photographer and date unknown.
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Bi-level Coach4268 viewsAn ex-C&NW bi-level coach, leased from Amtrak to Great Lakes Western, is being prepared for painting and lettering. Photographed at Mukwonago, WI by Bob Baker, 10-25-1992. Submitted by J. H. Yanke.
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Bi-level Coach No. 1 Kenilworth, IL3572 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.
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Budd RDC Lake Forest, IL3818 viewsThe C&NW puchased 3 Rail Diesel Cars from the Budd Company in 1950. They were traded to the C&O Railroad in 1957 for 3 coaches. The photo was taken at Lake Forest, IL by Joe Barth, 6-25-1955. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
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Budd RDC and Observation Car Milwaukee, WI3842 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
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Budd RDC-1 9933 Crystal Lake, IL2831 viewsC&NW Budd RDC-1 #9933 (b/n #2993, b/d 4/1950) at Crystal Lake, IL during 5/1953... This unit is now at the Illinois Railway Museum at Union. IL... John F. Campbell Collection Photo...
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Business Car 401 Galveston, TX now is "Anacapa"2533 viewsThe last place you would expect to find a C&NW car is at a railroad museum in Galveston, TX. But former C&NW Business car 401 was sold to a private party and ended up in Galveston. The Mars light is a clue to its origins. The fence on the right make photography very difficult. Car 401, renamed Anacapa. Joe Piersen photo, 2-20-95.
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Business Car 401 West Chicago, Ill.3538 viewsCNW Observation car #401 is on the rear end of an eastbound piggyback train today as it rolls eastward through West Chicago, Illinois, on a sunny August day in 1981. Photo by R J Williams
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Business Car 402 Bertram, Iowa3185 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
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Business Car 402 Duluth, MN2813 viewsBusiness car 402 was purchased by the C&NW from the Penn Central in 1974. In 1985 it was named “Iowa.” Car was privately owned when photographed at Duluth, MN by Jim H. Yanke, 8-9-1992.
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