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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: 308938

C&NW 8053 finds itself on its old home turf, even though the Union Pacific own the track at this date.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: Sands, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8053
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 27, 1996


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Added: Jan 01, 2010

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Photo ID: 308823

C&NW 4255,4256 are eastbound on the Iron Mountain-Powers turn with 8 loads of paper headed to the connection with the Escanaba-Green Bay freight. Normal power on this train was one unit, but if th... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C425
Location: Cunard, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4255
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 14, 1985


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Added: Dec 31, 2009

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Photo ID: 308818

A long way from hot Falcon service that they were originally bought for the now high mileage 5065 and 5090 find themselves on a much slower portion of the Northwestern, lugging 55 cars of mainly p... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP50
Location: Powers, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 5065
Train ID: CNW ANGBA
Photo Date: January 25, 1995


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Added: Dec 31, 2009

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Photo ID: 308720

CNW's only RS-11 rests at the Escanaba Roundhouse. This unit was normally assigned to the Powers-Iron Mountain job.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4251
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 14, 1981


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Added: Dec 30, 2009

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Photo ID: 308636

The C&NW C628 fleet is stored for good as it turns out and here we have the replacements. SD60's 8045,8046 pass through West Gladstone with 100 loads heading for the dock.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: West Gladstone, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8045
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: February 05, 1987


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Added: Dec 29, 2009

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Photo ID: 308606

CNW 6718,6709 are on the Escanaba-Green Bay general freight rolling 56 cars of mainly paper and logs downhill at Stephenson.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Stephenson, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6718
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: March 23, 1982


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Added: Dec 29, 2009

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Photo ID: 308604

Three big C&NW C628's are easing down to the LS&I connection at Partridge Jct. The Alco era is almost over on the C&NW as the 4 axles are already retired as are a few of the 628's. By late Dec. th... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Palmer, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6701
Train ID: CNW X-West
Photo Date: October 18, 1986


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Added: Dec 29, 2009

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Photo ID: 308479

CNW 6723,6716,6720 work eastbound with 109 loads of Empire ore heading to the dock in Escanaba. All three Alco's look to have been washed fairly recently.

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: Dec 28, 2009

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Photo ID: 308478

It's been a dark rainy May afternoon in Green Bay, But just as the sun is about to set it breaks through and lights up CNW 4241 waiting along with a geep powered local right behind it for yard spa... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4241
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 26, 1984


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Added: Dec 28, 2009

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Photo ID: 308389

CNW 4242,4255 are westbound passing Little Lake with a short train of general freight. Most of these cars will be interchanged to the LS&I at Eagle Mills or Partridge Jct. These units were on borr... (more)

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


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Added: Dec 27, 2009

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Photo ID: 308351

C&NW 4200 a rebuilt ex RI GP7 heads up a short local arriving in Green Bay.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4200
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 22, 1981


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Added: Dec 27, 2009

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Photo ID: 308260

C&NW 6725,6708,6709 thunder past the dopot in Rock with 108 loads. At the time the building was still being used by MOW workers. A couple of years would see it gone with the MOW workers being base... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Rock, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6725
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: September 30, 1979


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Added: Dec 26, 2009

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Photo ID: 308258

C&NW 6711,1507 are just cutting away from a 50 car cut of loaded ore cars after shoving them up the hill to the dumper shed at Escanaba ore dock. The 1507 is a Baldwin DRS6-6-15 that was re-engine... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6711
Train ID: CNW Dumper
Photo Date: May 26, 1980


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Added: Dec 26, 2009

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Photo ID: 308104

It's 6:30 on a hot August evening in West Gladstone and three big C&NW C628's, 6713,6719,6708 are blasting along with 100 empties heading for another load at Empire Mine.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: West Gladstone, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6713
Train ID: CNW X-West
Photo Date: August 04, 1982


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Added: Dec 24, 2009

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Photo ID: 308056

C&NW 6706,6729,6723 head up a ore extra of 100 loads bound from Empire mine to the Escanaba ore dock.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: West Gladstone, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6706
Train ID: CNW X-East
Photo Date: January 18, 1981


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Added: Dec 23, 2009

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