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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: 307646

CNW 8031,WC 6598, EMD 1554,1565 roll downhill into Powers with a load of ore that originated at Minorca Mine. This ore will be dumped at Escanaba, then boated south to the Chicago area. In the far... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: Powers, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8031
Train ID: CNW ITESS
Photo Date: March 11, 1994


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 20, 2009

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Photo ID: 304708

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4501
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 18, 1989


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By: Dan Tracy

Added: Nov 21, 2009

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Photo ID: 304705

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1759
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1979


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By: Dan Tracy

Added: Nov 21, 2009

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Photo ID: 302453

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-36
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4259
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1985


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By: Dan Tracy

Added: Nov 01, 2009

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Photo ID: 302210

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4245
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1985


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By: Dan Tracy

Added: Oct 30, 2009

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Photo ID: 302208

C&NW 1490 purchased second-hand from Precision National Corp Mt. Vernon, Ill. January 9 1973 and re-powered by EMD using 1,500 horsepower 16-567C engines and GP9 style long hoods.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: BLH/EMD AS-16M
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1490
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1979


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By: Dan Tracy

Added: Oct 30, 2009

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Photo ID: 290299

Power for iron ore trains laying over in the sprawling Escanaba freight terminal. After these Fairbanks Morse engines bit the dust, C&NW resorted to second hand N&W high hood ALCO Centuries.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1666
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Jul 11, 2009

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Photo ID: 278872

Train GBANA nears its destination of Quinnesec, Michigan.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Norway, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: 6832
Train ID: GBANA
Photo Date: August 20, 1995


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By: Dean Sauvola

Added: Apr 06, 2009

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Photo ID: 277821

During the C&NW's last winter before the Union Pacific takeover train EPESO (Empire Mine-Escanaba-Ore) hauls a unit train of iron ore pellets across frozen Goose Lake enroute to Escanaba, Michigan... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Negaunee, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: 6923
Train ID: EPESO
Photo Date: January 07, 1995


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By: Dean Sauvola

Added: Mar 29, 2009

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Photo ID: 267768

CNW 4242 waits its next assignment

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4242
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: June, 1982


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By: Dave Defendorf

Added: Jan 18, 2009

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Photo ID: 263176

After chasing the GB&W 312 to the yard, I run across this guy kicking cars on the east end of the yard. Between the GB&W C424 throttling up after getting the switch and this yard job kicking cars... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4243
Train ID: CNW yard job
Photo Date: September, 1985


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By: Barry Byington Sr.

Added: Dec 12, 2008

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Photo ID: 258220

Newly arrived from N&W for ore service, these beauties spelled doom for the six axle FMs.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6709
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1973


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By: TC Caughman

Added: Oct 31, 2008

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Photo ID: 258215

In C&NWs crazy numbering plan there were only 6 1900s but at least they were all the same builder and model!

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1902
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1973


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By: TC Caughman

Added: Oct 31, 2008

Views: 4,429
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Photo ID: 258204

We got to ride around all morning in the yard. Very "gassy", these "Junior Trainmasters"

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1695
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September


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By: TC Caughman

Added: Oct 31, 2008

Views: 3,250
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Photo ID: 258047

In the earlier and lesser known carbody style (my personal favorite), this old plow horse has been put out to pasture. It may be Escanaba but I'm not really sure.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1607
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1973


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By: TC Caughman

Added: Oct 30, 2008

Views: 3,350
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