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Tower-CK-Winona-1940.jpg
Tower CK Winona, MN1846 viewsThis 1940 view shows a westbound C&NW train, with Class JA engine 2550, leaving Winona, MN and crossing the Milwaukee Road Main line at Tower CK. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
Madison-Depot.jpg
Depot Madison, WI1844 viewsA view of the Madison, Wisconsin depot. The building is now used by a public utility. Photo circa 1938, C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
1601-Jefferson-1965.jpg
Depot Jefferson, WI1841 viewsThe brick depot at Jefferson, WI on the Clyman Sub still stands today. GP-7 1601 stands by as the crew is inside talking to the agent in 1966. Bob Bullermann photo,
Wiscona-1-65.jpg
Tower Wiscona, WI1821 viewsWiscona is at the north Side of Milwaukee at the junction of the Shoreline Sub, Air Line Sub and Adams Line Sub. Photo taken 1-1965. Collection of Bob Baker.
Wells-Depot-Chgo.jpg
Depot Wells Street Depot, Chicago1818 viewsA view of the Wells Street Station. The stage coaches are lettered “North Western lines.” C&NW PR Dept photo, circa 1900. Submitted by J. H. Yanke

CNW-depot-CB-IA.jpg
Depot Council Bluffs, IA1817 viewsAs seen in the late 1920's or early '30s, this is the CNW depot that was so well known in Council BLuffs, IA. Submitted by D. V. Chevalier.
Devils-Lake--1914.jpg
Depot Devils Lake, WI1806 viewsNot really a depot but a shelter for Devils Lake State Park east of Baraboo. Stecher photo, 1914. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

CNWDeKalb.jpg
Coal Tower De Kalb, IL1805 viewsThe coal tower at the East side of De Kalb, IL gets dusted with smoke again in 1985 as the "Overland 400" roars West behind NKP 2-8-4 #765. The September 7 excursion to Sterling was sponsored by the 20th Century RR Club of Chicago. Photo taken from ex-Santa Fe Big Dome Lounge. Bill Hakkarinen photo, 9-7-85
Lake-St.-Chgo-7-74.jpg
Interlocking Plant Lake Street , Chicago, IL1800 viewsLooking into the Chicago Passenger Terminal at Lake Street. Jim H. Yanke photo, 7-1974.
4364cnw_shawano.jpg
Tower Shawano, WI C&NW/SOO Crossing1797 viewsGP7 #4364 Leads a Freight train over the Soo Line Crossing at Shawano, WI during 8/1982... The joint use Tower still had all of its functioning crossing mechanics in place at this time... Photo by John F. Campbell...
Belgium-8-63.jpg
Depot Belgium, WI1770 viewsBelgium is on the Shoreline Sub between Sheboygan and Port Washington. Photo taken 8-1963. Collection of Bob Baker.

Outhouse_CNW_Williams-Bay.jpg
Outhouse Williams Bay, WI1767 viewsRestroom facilities offered to C&NW commuters at the Williams Bay station. All others are invited to use the bath house down the road. Photo by Gerald Widemark, December 1964
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