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Wood Street Yard Chicago, IL2662 viewsA 1920’s view of the Wood Street Terminal also known as the “Potato Yard.” C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
F7 4097A Iron River, MI2658 viewsF7 4097A is coupled to Milwaukee Road units per the Ore Agreement with the Milwaukee Road that pooled engines and crews from both railroads together. Bob Peterman photo, 1953, Bob Baker collection.

E8 5022B 5019B Kenosha, WI2656 viewsOn the left is a westbound train for Milwaukee with the 5022B and on the right is a suburban train with 5019B for Chicago. Photo taken at Kenosha, WI by Mike Patrick, 7-1965.
No. 1 "Kate Shelly 400" Elmhurst, IL2656 viewsTrain No. 1, Kate Shelly 400, pulled by E7 5013A passes through Elmhurst in 3-1961. Dick Schultz photo, C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.
Suburban Train No. 328 Kenosha2641 viewsTrain No. 328 with an F7 unit is at the elevated platform in Kenosha, WI. Spending too much time in the "400" Club may cause someone to miss their train. Mike Patrick photo, 5-29-1980.
No. 155 “Streamliner 400” Winnetka, IL2639 viewsNo. 155, a “Streamliner 400” is westbound through Winnetka, IL with an E8 unit. Joe Barth photo, 4-2-1955. Submitted by J. H. Yanke

CNW Full Dome Car #Powder River at Beverly, iowa.jpg
Full Length Dome Car "Powder River" Beverly, Iowa2637 viewsCNW's only dome car is the full length dome "Powder River" shown here passing through Beverly, Iowa on a westbound special on 4-13-86. Photo by R J Williams
E7 5016A Milwaukee, WI2631 viewsThis photo of E7 5017A was taken at the Milwaukee Road diesel servicing facilities in Milwaukee, WI. At this time the C&NW was using the new Milwaukee Road Station in Milwaukee after vacating the C&NW Lakefront Station. The C&NW purchased 25 E7's between 1945 thru 1949. Photo taken by Arnie Burchardt, September, 1966. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
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Metra E-8 #517 West Chicago, Ill.2622 viewsA Metra painted former CNW E-8 #517 is bringing a westbound commuter train into West Chicago for a quick station stop in August of 1981. Photo by R J Williams
R-1 1385 Kenosha, WI2613 viewsClass R-1 1385 is eastbound on the Old Line Sub just south of Kenosha, WI. Mike Patrick photo, 8-18-1985

Crew Rerailing Engine Milwaukee, WI2613 viewsCombined efforts of the Mechanical Department with the 400 truck and the Engineering Department repairing the rail will bring the 4154 back on the rails. Photo taken at Water Street in Milwaukee by Jim H. Yanke, 6-30-1989.

E3 5002A Chicago, IL2608 viewsThe C&NW had four E3's, built in 1939, for the new "400" Streamliners. This photo of E3 5002A and a trailing E7 was taken at the 40th Street Ramp in Chicago in the1950's. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
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