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Depot Highwood, Illinois236 viewsC&NW Early commuter station on the North Line. Post card circa 1949, from the collection of Nick Jenkins.Oct 26, 2016
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Bridge Green Bay, Wisconsin242 viewsC&NW bridge over the Fox River at Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Train appears to be No. 214 the Peninsula 400. The C&NW used this bridge for several publicity photos. From the collection of Nick Jenkins.
Oct 26, 2016
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Depot Chicago, Illinois242 viewsBirds eye view of the Chicago & North Western Passenger Terminal in Chicago. From the collection of Nick Jenkins.Oct 26, 2016
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Depot Lake Forest, Illinois256 viewsLocated on the North Line. Post card circa 1949, from the collection of Nick Jenkins.Oct 26, 2016
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Depot Comfrey, MN.463 views1904 Photo of the CNW Depot lower right. Comfrey, Minnesota.
Note the buggies behind the depot across the open area. Sign after crossing the tracks says, "look out for cars".
Photo card published by Shedd-Brown, Inc. Minneapolis, Minnesota. Francis Chlupach collection.
Apr 28, 2013
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Long Lake, WI Engine 109850 viewsI found this old postcard. It reads 'Gust Arrives" across the railroad tracks. The post card photo was taken in 1911. Gust Wall was my grandfather and returned home after fighting in France in WWI and the earlier post card was used to announce his return. No. 109 was a Class A-5 built by CNW in 1882 and sold in 1925. Submitted by James Wall.
Oct 09, 2009
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Princeton, WI1103 viewsPost card showing passenger train at Princeton, WI that was snowbound for 30 hours meeting the snowplow. Photo taken 1-30-1909. Submitted by Larry Easton.Dec 19, 2008
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Depot East Rockford, IL3469 viewsRockford's eastside depot in 1918. Submitted by Brian Landis.Dec 19, 2008
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Depot Oelwein, IA678 viewsThe brick CGW depot in Oelwein.
Postmarked Oelwein Nov 7, 1919.
Ron Christensen collection
Jun 13, 2007
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Depot New Auburn, WI1124 viewsOmaha Road Depot, New Auburn, WI., circa 1910. Postcard From the collection of Paul August.Jun 21, 2005
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Turtle Lake, WI Birds Eye View1404 viewsThis overhead shot of Turtle Lake shows the Joint Omaha Road / Soo Line depot. The Interchange track can be seen behind the depot. From the collection of Paul August.Jun 21, 2005
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Canning Factory Chetek, WI1180 viewsSmall Canning Factory located in Chetek, WI circa 1910, on the Omaha Road. This facility was just north of the Depot. From the collection of Paul August.Jun 21, 2005
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