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C44-9W 8714 Council Bluffs, IA1461 views8714 and 8634 wait in the Council Bluffs Yard for a crew to take them to Wyoming. It is very cold with hints of snow even though it is April. This trip was made to look at coal traffic before the merger of the C&NW.
4-20-1995 Joe Piersen photo
(17 votes)
Wyeville, WI2223 viewsThis early view of Wyeville looks northwest toward Eau Claire. The Sparta to Milwaukee line crosses here. Photo circa 1917. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

(15 votes)
GP7 4194 Sheboygan Falls,WI1741 viewsThe wayfreight from Sheboygan, WI is passing through downtown Sheboygan Falls. The crew will switch industries on the west side of town and return to Sheboygan. Jim H. Yanke photo, 11-14-1986.

(14 votes)
Menominee, MI2027 viewsClass M-1 2040 switching Ann Arbor boat, either No 5 or No. 6, at Menominee. Photo circa 1930’s. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

(12 votes)
D 1000 East Rockford, IL5330 viewsThis westbound passenger train is being pulled by a Class D locomotive at 7th Street. The true number, not 1000, is illegible. The photo was taken in 1953 and was submitted by Brian Landis.44444
(23 votes)
H16-66 1905 West Allis, WI1399 viewsAn eastbound train with three FM H16-66 units is passing by the West Allis Station. J. D. Ingles photo, 7-14-1973.44444
(11 votes)
Box Car CGW 57011399 viewsCGW 5701 Boxcar built in 1957. Photo from collection of Clem Devine.44444
(10 votes)
Five GP-35_s (853-849-850-852-857) haul 87 car westbound train PRBFA east of Chadron Ne. on 9-11-85 Photo by RJW.jpg
GP35 853 Chadron, NE1252 viewsFive GP35's (853-849-850-852-857) haul 87 car westbound train PRBFA east of Chadron NE. on 9-11-85 Photo by R. J. Williams44444
(10 votes)
Covered Hopper CGW 7028 St. Paul, MN854 viewsAs the 1980's wore on, former CGW freight cars still in their original livery were beginning to get scarce. CGW 7028 at Western Avenue yard, St. Paul, MN on 1-5-88. Mike Guss photo44444
(9 votes)
SD18 6625 Minneapolis, MN817 viewsSD18 6625 at Harison Street, Minneapolis, MN on 11-9-87. Mike Guss photo44444
(9 votes)
CNW 6614-850-848-6602 Merriman, Ne..jpg
SD9 6614 "January on the Cowboy Line!"1244 viewsIt's January 16th of 1986, and westbound train PRBFA is photographed just outside of Merriman, Nebraska on it's journey through the sandhills (or in this case the snowhills) with SD9 #6614, GP35's 850 and 848, and SD9 #6602 making up the consist today. Photo by R J Williams44444
(9 votes)
DRS 6-6-15 15001704 views1500 HP Baldwin Road Switcher No. 1500 was built in 1948. Unit was rebuilt in 1958 with an EMD 1500 HP engine. Builder’s photo at Baldwin Plant.
Submitted by J. H. Yanke.
(9 votes)
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