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Tower Eau Claire, WI1572 viewsEau Claire tower and eastward absolute signals photographed on 7-9-87. Mike Guss photo
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Tower Jefferson, IA1244 viewsC&NW interlocking tower at Jefferson, IA. Crossing of the C&NW and the CStP&P. Tower and crossing removed. Dick Talbott photo, May 1981.
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Tower Manly, IA.529 viewsCGW tower at Manley IA. photo by Edwin Muser, Francis Chlupach collection, 1969.
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Tower Medary Junction, WI1711 viewsAt Medary Junction, the C&NW line from Sparta to Winona crossed the Milwaukee Road. There was also a 4 mile branch to LaCrosse. Russ Porter photo, 4-1976. Collection of Bob Baker.


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Tower Proviso, IL1512 viewsNorth end of Proviso Yard. 9-7-87 Mike Guss photo
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Tower Rice Lake, WI2082 viewsThis tower on the CStPM&O guarded the Omaha crossing with the Soo Line just south of Rice Lake, WI. The abandoned Soo Line ROW can be seen on the left side. The cement signal bases are still there. The Omaha tracks are now being used by the Wisconsin Northern. Photo taken 7/6/05 by Paul August
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Tower Shawano, WI2083 viewsThe caboose of the westbound Shawano Turn is passing the abandoned Shawano Tower at the SOO Line crossing. Bob Baker photo, 5-1982.
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Tower Shawano, WI C&NW/SOO Crossing1797 viewsGP7 #4364 Leads a Freight train over the Soo Line Crossing at Shawano, WI during 8/1982... The joint use Tower still had all of its functioning crossing mechanics in place at this time... Photo by John F. Campbell...
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Tower Short Line Junction Des Moines, IA2081 viewsShort Line Junction was the crossing of the Rock Island's east-west and north-south mainlines in Des Moines, Iowa. Today, Iowa Interstate east/west line crosses ex-CNW now UP north/south line. Mike Patrick photo, 5-17-1987
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Tower Waxdale, WI1023 viewsAn eastbound ore train is crossing the Milwaukee Road main at Waxdale on the New Line sub. The tower, formerly named "Willow" is now out of service as Waxdale is an automatic interlocking. Photo taken by Bob Ferge in March 1968. Collection of J. D. Ingles, submitted by J. H. Yanke.
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Tower Wiscona, WI1821 viewsWiscona is at the north Side of Milwaukee at the junction of the Shoreline Sub, Air Line Sub and Adams Line Sub. Photo taken 1-1965. Collection of Bob Baker.
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Tower Wyeville, WI1355 viewsC&NW interlocking tower, Wyeville, WI. Crossing of the C&NW and CSTPM&O. Dick Talbott photo, May 1979.
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