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Depot East Rockford, IL3469 viewsRockford's eastside depot in 1918. Submitted by Brian Landis.
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Depot Chicago Passenger Terminal2008 viewsThis is a 1950’s view of the Chicago Passenger Terminal. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
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Streamliner's Chicago, IL1964 viewsThe C&NW’s “Twin Cities 400” and the C&NW/UP’s “City of Denver” pose for a publicity shot at the Clinton Street Interlocking in the 1940’s. Collection of J. H. Yanke.
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Bridge Bascule Bridge Chicago, IL1882 viewsThis was the longest double track bascule bridge in the world. (170 feet). The post card was postmarked Omaha, NEB. April 19, 1909. Collection of Ron Christensen
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C&NW 16171716 viewsStreamlined pacific for the "Minnesota 400." Posed circa late 1940's. C&NW photo.
Undated postcard. From the collection of Bill Hakkarinen
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Dakota 4001634 viewsTrain 519, The "Dakota 400" at Wilton, WI in July, 1956. Photo by Donald E. Smith. From the collection of Paul August.
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Peninsula "400" Milwaukee, Wisconsin1594 viewsSouthbound "Peninsula 400" streamliner arrives in Milwaukee behind 2000 H.P. EMD E-3 diesel units 5001-A and 5001-B in the early 1940's. Undated postcard, published by Lyman E. Cox. Photo by C&NW Ry. Submitted by Bill Hakkarinen
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Train 502 leaving Madison1539 viewsTrain 502 leaving Madison in May 1955 with and E8A and an Omaha F-M Erie-Built unit. Photo by William D. Middleton. From the collection of Paul August.
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Streamliner Service Ramp Chicago, IL1518 views"The fastest thing on wheels" reads the caption on this postcard of the City of San Francisco, circa 1946. Postcard published by Lyman E. Cox. Phot by C&NW Ry. Submitted by Bill Hakkarinen
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CGW Viaduct at Fort Dodge, Iowa1455 viewsThe bridge length was 2582 feet long, the height was 138 feet, and 3326 tons of steel was used in the construction. Collection of Ron Christensen
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E7 Diesel Units Chicago, IL1433 views5019 A & B pose outside 40th St. Diesel Shops in Chicago after delivery from EMD. Units were bult in March, 1949. Postcard published by Lyman E. Cox. Photo by C&NW Ry.
Submitted by Bill Hakkarinen
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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.
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