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No. 401 "Twin Cities 400" Evanston, IL1822 viewsNo. 401, “Twin Cities 400” passing through the Canal Interlocking in Evanston, IL. C&NW Public Relations photo. Circa late 1940’s.
C&NW Historical Society Archive collection.

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Ellsworth, IA1817 viewsClass R-1 385 is pulling the way freight into Ellsworth. Photo taken 11-10-1951. C&NW Historical Society Archive collection
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Mayfair Chicago, IL1799 viewsF7 4083A has just been rebuilt from a freight unit to a passenger unit and is posed for a publicity shot near Mayfair Tower. 4083A has had an auxiliary diesel installed for head-end power and has been geared for 90 MPH. C&NW Public Relations Depart photo, 1959. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Passenger Extra 5023A Green Bay, WI1797 viewsThis is Dwight Eisenhower’s westbound campaign train of 1952 pulled by two E8 diesels. The cars were from the New York Central and the Pullman Co. pool. The train is between Tavil and the Green Bay station, about 10 cars lengths south of Dousman Street. Brad Kniskern photo, 10-3-1952. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Long Lake, WI1793 viewsLong Lake is located on the line from Scott Lake, MI to Pulaski, WI where there is a junction with the Eland to Green Bay line. 1940 photo, C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Lead, South Dakota1788 viewsEngine No 64 is pulling into the Lead station. Thirsty passengers will get off the train and have a Gold Nugget beer. Stecher photo, 5-1916. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Manitowoc, WI1788 viewsCalumet Yard on Manitowoc’s south side. Tower controls switches for the Downtown route to the station or straight ahead for the freight cut-off. Stecher photo, 6-15-1914. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Webster City, IA1786 viewsA Des Moines to Eagle Grove passenger train with Pacific 1529 is departing Webster City. Don Hofsomner photo, 3-1954. C&NW Historical Society Archive collection
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Green Bay, WI1768 viewsAlco S1 built in 1944 is working the industries in Green Bay. Photo taken 9-7-1950. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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No. 102 "City of San Francisco" Cedar Rapids, IA1761 viewsEastbound "City of San Francisco" arriving at Cedar Rapids, IA. Wm D. Middleton photo, 4-10-1955. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Ashippun, WI1759 viewsAn eastbound freight headed for Butler passes by the Ashippun depot. Butler Yard is 25 miles ahead. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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Weighmasters Office Chicago, IL1756 viewsThis building was built in 1930 along the low-line near Canal Street. The elevated line leading into the Chicago Passenger Terminal is behind the office. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
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