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Narrow Gauge Werley, WI2073 viewsWerley was on the C&NW narrow gauge line between Fennimore and Woodman. The 3 foot line was in service between 1878 and 1926. The photo was taken in 1910. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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West Allis, WI2072 views A westbound freight, with Class J4 2803, headed for Butler is charging up the hill in West Allis. Jim Scribbins photo, 7-26-1949. C&NW Historical Society Archive collection
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F7 4097A 4097C Green Bay, WI2058 viewsF7's 4097A and 4097C are pulling south through Green Bay. These units were built in 1950. Brad Kniskern photo, 5-7-1950. C&NW Historical Society Archive collection.
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Escanaba, MI2057 viewsAlco DL 109 5007A is at Escanaba with a 400 display train on January 10, 1942. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Barrington, IL2052 viewsA 1930’s view in Barrington. Notice the C&NW herald on the wig-wag signal. Stecher photo, C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Ankeny, IA2049 viewsLooking south on the Des Moines line north of Arkeny. Stecher photo, 1914. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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No. 500 "Capitol 400" Madison, WI2048 viewsNo. 500, “Capitol 400” arriving at Madison Wisconsin from Milwaukee. Stan Mailer photo, 1950.
C&NW Historical Society Archive collection.

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Elgin, IL2043 viewsSwitch engine 402, a Whitcomb, is working in Elgin. C&NW Historical Society Archive collection
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National Railroad Museum Special Green Bay, WI2020 viewsR1 class engine 175 pulls a passenger special out of Green Bay for a trip promoting the National Railroad Museum. The first 3 cars behind the engine were former C&O coaches. Photo taken 9-24-1957. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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FA2 4104A 4102B Proviso Yard, IL2018 viewsAlco FA's in demonstrator colors at Proviso yard. Smoke is from steam engine behind the diesel units. W. F. Armstrong photo, 3-29-1952. C&NW Historical Society Archive collection.
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Crandon, WI2015 viewsClass S engine 811 is ready to depart Crandon with the mixed train for Pelican Lake. Photo taken in 1940. C&NW Historical Society Archive collection

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Piggy-back Loading Ramp Proviso, IL2014 viewsCNW tractors and trailers lined up at the Proviso Freight House. C&NW Public Relations Department Photo, May 1949. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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