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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: 257942

Location is a best guess. I miss that otherworldly burbling whine of the turbo on these.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco S2
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1098
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1973


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By: TC Caughman

Added: Oct 29, 2008

Views: 4,147
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Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 248748

The C&NW ore operations were concentrated around Escanaba. I took Route 41 by accident ran across this solid ore train somewhere between Ocnoto and Powers. Trains Magazine used to call these engi... (more)

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


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Aug 30, 2008

Views: 5,054
Comments: 1

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Photo ID: 238038

A loaded taconite ore train passes the the Wig-Wag crossing protection on the north side of Escanaba, Michigan.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6703
Train ID: SORE
Photo Date: July 14, 1986


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By: Jim Bobel

Added: Jun 03, 2008

Views: 4,443
Comments: 3

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Photo ID: 219768

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1694
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1975


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By: tom farence

Added: Jan 20, 2008

Views: 3,318
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Photo ID: 219260

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6721
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1977


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By: David Hedlund

Added: Jan 16, 2008

Views: 2,795
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Favorited: 8


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Photo ID: 216592

C&NW's Escanaba roundhouse. See photo ID 211303 for inside shot.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6710
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1977


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By: David Hedlund

Added: Dec 24, 2007

Views: 3,644
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 215740

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: 4248
Train ID: C&NW
Photo Date: July 02, 1981


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By: Don Kirby

Added: Dec 16, 2007

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Photo ID: 211303

3 CNW C628s share the roundhouse with re-engined BLW DRS-6-6-1500 1506 & a MILW Geep.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6726
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1977


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By: David Hedlund

Added: Nov 11, 2007

Views: 4,513
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 211044

C&NW C628 6704 with an ore train near Rock Michigan.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Rock, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6704
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1977


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By: David Hedlund

Added: Nov 09, 2007

Views: 3,018
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 193516

A sad end to a rusty old set of cars life

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: NA
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: 118995
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1996


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By: Dan Mackey

Added: Jul 14, 2007

Views: 3,802
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Favorited: 1


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Photo ID: 186491

GBESA waits for its counterpart, ESGBA, at the east of the passing siding at Powers.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Powers, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6718
Train ID: GBESA
Photo Date: June 20, 1986


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By: Andrew Nelson

Added: May 06, 2007

Views: 3,179
Comments: 2

Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 177531

CN&W merchandise train emerges from the November mist at Iron Mountain, MI.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6711
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 15, 1977


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By: Dick Hovey

Added: Mar 01, 2007

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Photo ID: 170315

C628's rest at C&NW's Escanaba roundhouse.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6723
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 08, 1977


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By: Dick Hovey

Added: Jan 02, 2007

Views: 2,495
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Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 145880

The only Alco RS36 on the C&NW roster was still on duty in 1985, and renumbered in anticipation of the UP merger.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-36
Location: Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4259
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1985


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By: Rob Kitchen

Added: May 31, 2006

Views: 3,585
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Photo ID: 134800

Big ALCOs for the ore trains.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Ishpeming, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6727
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1975


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By: Bill Hakkarinen

Added: Feb 25, 2006

Views: 4,665
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10
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