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Chicago Passenger Terminal2804 viewsFront view of the Madison Street Station. The station was built at a cost of $23,000,000 and was opened for business in 1911. Bob Baker photo, 6-1981.
Business Train 5071 Spooner, WI2803 viewsC&NW business train ZZRJA pulled by GP50’s 5071 and 5090 is at Spooner, WI. Bob Baker photo, 6-6-1991.
Passenger Extra SW9 1124 Milwaukee, WI2798 viewsIn June of 1958, Milwaukee, WI celebrated the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. The C&NW ran a passenger extra with SW9 1124, 4 suburban bi-level coaches and 2 conventional coaches between the Milwaukee depot and Jones Island on Milwaukee's south side. Photo taken at Jones Island by Joe Barth. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
Suburban Coaches GP7 1644 Chicago, IL2787 viewsOn a cold winter day in Chicago, GP7 1644 shuttles 13 bi-level coaches between the passenger terminal and the coach yard. Art Harnack photo, 2-1978. Submitted by J. H. Yanke.
Railway Post Office 94252784 viewsRailway Post Office car 9425 is painted in the Overland colors of the Union Pacific. It was photographed in Council Bluffs, IA, 10-24-54. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
F7 4096A2771 viewsF-7 4096A was built in 1950. These 1500 HP F-7's were designed and geared for freight service. Later some of the F-7 A units were rebuilt and geared for passenger service. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
Business Train Metra 182 St. Francis, WI2761 viewsThis C&NW business train ran from Chicago to the south side of Milwaukee, wyed at St. Francis, and returned to Chicago. Metra 182 was used instead of the usual C&NW F units. The train is eastbound at St. Francis. Photo by Mike Keim, November 30, 1990 Submitted by J. H. Yanke
Suburban Train GP7 1519 Glenco, IL2756 viewsGP7 1519 was one of three EMD demonstrators purchased by the C&NW. The unit was built in 1950. In 1972 the unit was rebuilt and renumbered to 4312. The photo was taken at Glenco, IL by Joe Barth, 5-21-1955. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
E-8 5162755 viewsMetra 516, formally C&NW 516, pilots Amtrak No, 5 through Ashton, IL. Metra and C&NW units are equipped with the required A.T.C. cab signaling system. Bob Baker photo, 7-17-1993.
No. 160 “Streamliner 400” Kenilworth, IL2747 viewsNo. 160, a “Streamliner 400” is eastbound through Kenilworth, IL with an E-7. Joe Barth photo, 4-2-1955. Submitted by J. H. Yanke

No. 214 "Peninsula 400" Racine, WI2747 viewsThe eastbound Peninsula 400, pulled by E8 5021A and a trailing F7, is picking up passengers at Racine. Tom Hoffmann collection, 1-29-1966.
Chicago Passenger Terminal, aerial photo2745 viewsThis view of the C. P.T. looks north in the days when small airplanes could fly at will. The date is probably the early 1950's. The Madison St. entrance to the Terminal is visible. The Lake Street elevated crosses the throat of the tracks near the end of the train shed. While most details are too small, the overview shows the layout of the tracks and the path of the Chicago River. C&NW Trans Co. photo, submitted by Joe Pierson.
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