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E 1607 Fond du Lac, WI3150 viewsNo. 210, “The Valley” with Class E Pacific 1607, is coming around the curve at Brook Street and will soon be at the depot. H. Nehls photo, 1939.
J. H. Yanke collection.
Depot Plymouth, WI3128 viewsPlymouth is on the line between Sheboygan and Fond du Lac. The CNW depot is on the left, the Milwaukee Road on the right. The crossing of the railroads is protected by a “smash-board signal.” Photo taken 9-1963. Collection of Bob Baker.
F7 4084A Lake Geneva, WI3118 viewsA Chicago to Williams Bay train is at Lake Geneva, WI. Private car Northwest Passage is behind the unit. Mike Schafer photo, 8-1965. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
No. 400 Last "Twin Cities 400" Milwaukee, WI3117 viewsThe parlor-observation car leans into the curve as No. 400 picks up speed leaving the Milwaukee Depot. Bob Ferge photo, 7-23-1963. Bob Baker collection.

D 10153116 viewsI believe this is the original builder's photo of the C&NW 1015, still alive but rusting away in the St. Louis Railroad Museum. Found the photo in its original frame in a shop in Fredericksburg, Texas. Submitter: Jack Howell
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AC4400CW 8824 Chicago, IL3098 viewsEastbound CNW 8824 rested on the center track all day near Keeler Ave. while waiting for permission to proceed to 59th St. to interchange a coal train. The closed Brach's candy factory provides the backdrop. Photo by Jerry Krug on April 19, 2004.
No. 168 "Shoreland 400" Green Bay, WI3086 viewsNo. 168, scheduled Sunday and holidays only, has just arrived from Menomonee, MI. GP7 1597 will be replaced by an E7 for the trip to Chicago. Photo by Mike Schafer, circa 1969. Submitted by J. H. Yanke.
No. 214 "Peninsula 400" Milwaukee, WI3078 viewsC&NW's subsidiary Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha purchased 4 of these passenger A units in 1947 from Fairbanks-Morse. The units, 6001A+B and 6002A+B worked system wide. They were retired in the late 1950's. Photo taken in Milwaukee, WI by Doug Jones. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
No. 519 "Dakota 400" Harvard, Illinois3069 viewsDakota 400 (#519) at Harvard, Illinois. July 1958. Photo by Ken Herrick
D 11003066 viewsClass D Atlantic 4-4-2 1100, could be pulling this train through Iowa. The corn is airbrushed into this photo. The wayside signals are the lower-quadrant type. C&NW PR Dept photo, circa early 1900’s. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
C44-9W 8617 8611 8654 Bill, WY3062 viewsC44-9's at Bill, WY on May 18, 1994. Bob Baker photo.
C&NW over Metra, Chicago Switching3038 viewsThe C&NW station switcher moves a cut of cars over a light Metra engine move out of Union Station. This view is from the Sears Tower, Septmeber 18, 1995.
Photo by Bill Hakkarinen
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