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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: 462060

Riding high on the ore dock lead is the Dumper Job with 6715 and 1506. The Baldwin/EMD 6 axle hybrids were pretty much confined to yard duty by 1978 and 1506 would soon be retired. The Dumper Job ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6715
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 25, 1980


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 13, 2013

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Photo ID: 462059

Lunch stop! 628's 6701,6726,6707 have just cut off there loaded ore train on the main at Little Lake and are pulling down to the east switch. After backing into the siding to minimize the walk thi... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Little Lake, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6701
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 01, 1986


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 13, 2013

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Photo ID: 461504

The Soo, LS&I and C&NW shared track west of Eagle Mills to near Ishpeming. This was CTC controlled by the LS&I control operator in Eagle Mills. I had been following Soo 4407 westbound out of Marqu... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Negaunee, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6721
Train ID: CNW X-6721 East
Photo Date: April 14, 1980


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 08, 2013

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Photo ID: 461500

Escanaba roundhouse always played host to sets of big Alco's from the mid 70's until the retirement of first the roundhouse and then the Alco's. Here 6712, 6727 and 6716 have been fueled, sanded a... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6712
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 07, 1980


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 08, 2013

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Photo ID: 461497

CNW 4242 and 4255 lead a few cars of general freight west to Empire Mine and Eagle Mills on a late March afternoon.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Lathrop, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4242
Train ID: CNW X-4242 West
Photo Date: March 27, 1986


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 08, 2013

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Photo ID: 461369

The 4 axle Alco's the CNW transferred from Huron to Escanaba in 1980-1981 added a bit more Alco variety to Upper Michigan. I always liked the C425's and thought they were good looking units. I'm s... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C425
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4257
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 03, 1984


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 07, 2013

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Photo ID: 461188

Engineer Vern King has a grimy set of C628's in full dynamic as they ease down to the ore yard at Escanaba on a warm Spring day in 1977. C628's 6710, 6730, 6715 lead 108 loads and after a long day... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6710
Train ID: CNW X-6710 East
Photo Date: May 25, 1977


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 06, 2013

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Photo ID: 450965

The last of autumn’s color is fading and falling to the ground, and there is a hint of winter in the air, as a Chicago and North Western empty ore train skirts the stillness of Goose Lake at Partr... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Partridge, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6708
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 25, 1986


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Sep 12, 2013

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Photo ID: 450862

Tom Bowers photo.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4490
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 20, 1985


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Sep 11, 2013

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Photo ID: 438714

A westbound C&NW train of empty ore gennies works its way through Empire Junction, MI on Sept. 9, 1986 with three C628s.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Empire Junction, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: C&NW 6701
Train ID: Empty Taconite Train
Photo Date: September 09, 1986


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Jun 03, 2013

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Photo ID: 437621

A C&NW local freight passes through Marinette, WI on June 9, 1983 on the way it its next job. It was a pleasant day, good reason for some time on the front porch.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Marinette, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4282
Train ID: Local Freight
Photo Date: June 09, 1983


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: May 27, 2013

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Photo ID: 437603

C&NW caboose No. 11222 trails an eastbound ore drag into Empire Junction, MI on June 7, 1983.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Empire Junction, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 11222
Train ID: EB Ore Drag
Photo Date: June 07, 1983


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: May 27, 2013

Views: 2,249
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Photo ID: 428990

CNW 170 is awaiting its next duties at north Green Bay, Wis. This unit is in the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha numbering, and worked out of Green Bay until its retirement in February 1975... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 170
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1969


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 19, 2013

Views: 3,469
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Photo ID: 427153

What Alcos do ...

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Powers, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6723
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 08, 1980


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By: Bob Edmonson

Added: Mar 03, 2013

Views: 2,725
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Photo ID: 426682

CNW 4087A awaits its afternoon departure at Green Bay, WI with a bi-level "streamliner" that will head to Milwaukee and Chicago. The consist includes a diner with a bi-level shroud. The box in fro... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4087A
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1969


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Feb 27, 2013

Views: 5,941
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