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C&NW in Upper Michigan
This will be photos that were taken north of Green Bay on the C&NW ore lines. Mainly photos of ore trains will be in this album along with some manifest trains and switch jobs that worked the area.
Photo Album By: Chuck Schwesinger
 
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Photo ID: 316124

CNW 6707,6725,6706 are just south of Little Lake with 109 empties heading to Empire for another load. This is the big Centuries last spring in ore service as they will finish out most of 1986 be... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Little Lake, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6707
Train ID: CNW X-6707 West
Photo Date: April 17, 1986


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Added: Mar 05, 2010

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Photo ID: 316042

Late on a humid July evening C&NW 6867,6881,6836 await a crew and will soon be heading west into a setting sun with 110 cars for loading at Empire Mine. If all goes well this train should be back ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6867
Train ID: CNW ESEMA
Photo Date: July 06, 1988


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Added: Mar 04, 2010

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Photo ID: 315763

CNW 6636 rests at the Escanaba ore yard between shifts on the dumper job. the 6636 was an SD24 that CNW rebuilt into an SD18.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD18
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6636
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 09, 1996


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Added: Mar 01, 2010

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Photo ID: 314941

After the CNW retired the Alco C628 fleet at Escanaba they tried many combination's of units to try to replace them with varying degrees of success. The original plan was a pair of SD60's or SD50'... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Palmer, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6878
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: July 06, 1988


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Added: Feb 21, 2010

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Photo ID: 312881

CNW C628's 6723,6716,6720 are waiting for a westbound train of empties before proceeding on to Escanaba with 109 loads on a great September afternoon.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Little Lake, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6723
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: September 30, 1979


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Added: Feb 03, 2010

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Photo ID: 312346

CNW 8602,8625 head a loaded ore train toward Escanaba. The wide cab GE's were not normally assigned to this service, but had brought an all rail train up from Chicago to load at Empire Mine and we... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Gladstone, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8602
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: March 31, 1994


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Added: Jan 30, 2010

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Photo ID: 312053

The dynamic brakes are whining as CNW 6888,6847,6835 are dropping down into Escanaba with loaded ore on a late November afternoon. A year ago it would have been a set of C628's. The big Alcos are ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Wells, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6888
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: November 26, 1987


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Added: Jan 27, 2010

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Photo ID: 311718

CNW 6710,6724,6707 east with ore loads at Brampton.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Brampton, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6710
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: January 18, 1981


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Added: Jan 23, 2010

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Photo ID: 311290

Sitting near the roundhouse at N.Green Bay is C&NW 1493. It was a former MKT unit that was re-engined by EMD in 1958. C&NW picked it up in 1973 after MKT retired it and sold it to PNC. It was reti... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Baldwin AS-16m
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1493
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 26, 1980


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Added: Jan 19, 2010

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Photo ID: 311074

C&NW 6824 and 6927 curve off the LS&I onto home rails at Palmer Line Junction, next stop will be Partridge and then they will be off to Escanaba working a couple stops along the way with the eastb... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Palmer, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6824
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: August 19, 1988


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Added: Jan 17, 2010

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Photo ID: 311069

CNW 6729,6712,4140 chug out of Powers with ESGBA. The smaller 4 axle Alcos have already been withdrawn from service and the C628's will only last until the end of the year before joining them in t... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Powers, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6729
Train ID: CNW ESGBA
Photo Date: June 25, 1986


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Added: Jan 17, 2010

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Photo ID: 310785

C&NW 6824,6827 curve east through the big rock cut on the LS&I after picking up some freight at Eagle Mills yard.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Eagle Mills, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6824
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 19, 1988


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Added: Jan 15, 2010

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Photo ID: 310308

Not long after being transferred from Huron S.D. C425's 403,404 work the Number 6 yard at Escanaba. The movement of the 4 axle Alcos east allowed C&NW to retire the remaining Baldwin-EMD hybrids a... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C425
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 403
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 16, 1981


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Added: Jan 11, 2010

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Photo ID: 309988

Rusting, faded and dirty, C&NW Mongrel 1506 waits for a spot in the house for some patchwork repair to be done, to get her back switching the ore yard in Escanaba. The unit was re-engined in 1959 ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Baldwin DRS-6-6-15
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1506
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 23, 1979


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Added: Jan 08, 2010

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Photo ID: 309299

A pair of big CNW C628's swing around the connection at Duck Creek with the daily Escanaba-Green Bay freight. The line heading straight west in the photo went to Wausau and at one time lead off to... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6701
Train ID: CNW ESGBA
Photo Date: June 03, 1985


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Added: Jan 03, 2010

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