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Last additions - Diesel locomotives
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SD40-2 6821 Salt Lake City UT163 viewsSD 40-2's, 6821 and 6843 lead a freight through Salt Lake City, UT - May 18, 1986 Photo by Nick Jenkins.Sep 28, 2016
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GP7 1537 Wautoma, WI259 viewsGP7 #1537 leaves Wautoma, WI for one of the last times, east bound. Probably taken around 1977-78Jul 27, 2016
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SW1 CGW 18 Mason City, IA458 viewsCGW No.18 switch engine in wait near 1st Street NW, Mason City, June 1963.
Photo credit: Bob Chlupach.
May 11, 2013
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FP9 4054A Chicago, IL625 viewsFP9A 4054A was upgraded from FTA by EMD in 1955. Originally built in 1945. C. Shannon collection.Oct 24, 2012
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F7 215 Lincoln, IA743 viewsAn Oelwein to Des Moines train heads through Lincoln, IA in late summer of 1972 with CNW(ex CGW) 215 on the point. Photo by Tom Zorko.Aug 29, 2012
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GP30 206 Ingalton, IL572 viewsIn summer of 1964, a quartet of nearly new CGW GP 30's is ready to leave the small yard at Ingalton, IL, west of Chicago. A stop for nearly every westbound to pick up and set out transfer with the EJ&E. Photo by Tom ZorkoAug 29, 2012
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SD7 301637 viewsSD7 301, a M&St.L unit was built in December 1952 as No. 952 and was renumbered in 1956 as No. 301. It became C&NW 301 with the merger in 1960. The C&NW rebuilt the unit in 1971 and renumbered it as No. 6621. It was upgraded to 1750 hp and the nose was chopped. The date, location and photographer are unknown. Ron Christensen collection.Oct 06, 2011
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GP7 4461 Estherville, IA797 viewsGP7 4461 began its career with the SL-SF Railroad. It was sold to precision Engineering and purchased by the C&NW in 1980. I took this photo around 1980 in Estherville, Iowa at the small facility they had there at that time. The unit was Scrapped by St. Louis Auto Shredding, 7/94. Don Randolph photo.
Aug 02, 2011
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SD50 7000 Butler, WI593 viewsSD50 7000 is at the Butler diesel ramp in December 1985. Photo by Bob Ferge. Collection of J. D. Ingles, submitted by J. H. Yanke.Apr 16, 2011
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GP9 4554 Butler, WI702 viewsGP9 4554 is parked just north of the Butler yard office. Photo by Bob Ferge in December 1989. Collection of J. D. Ingles, submitted by J. H. Yanke.Apr 16, 2011
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GP7 4353 Oelwein, IA596 viewsGP7 4353 is a former QNS&L unit purchased by the C&NW. Photo by Bob Ferge. Collection of J. D. Ingles, submitted by J. H. Yanke.Apr 16, 2011
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GP7 4364 Butler, WI788 viewsA view looking south taken off the Hampton Avenue Bridge. The yard office on the left side is now gone. Photo taken by Bob Ferge in January 1984. Collection of J. D. Ingles, submitted by J. H. Yanke.Apr 16, 2011
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