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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: 425217

CNW 4257 and 6708 arrive at North Green Bay with train 936 the manifest from Escanaba. After years of having to deal with rough riding, drafty Baldwin/EMD hybrids working with the C628's the 4 axl... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C425
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4257
Train ID: CNW 936
Photo Date: March 16, 1984


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Feb 16, 2013

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Photo ID: 424820

An Alco built in 1962, Chicago and North Western RS-32 now decked out in Zito Yellow, switches Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 27, 1985.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4248
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 27, 1985


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Feb 12, 2013

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Photo ID: 424566

C628 6701 in the company of a pair of Baldwin/EMD re-builds at Escanaba Roundhouse in the spring of 1977.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6701
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 15, 1977


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Feb 10, 2013

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Photo ID: 423984

The CNW C628's didn't often tie up at the LS&I Eagle Mills shops, but on rare occasions could be found there due to problems on the CNW line to Escanaba or trouble at the mines. Also if awaiting a... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Eagle Mills, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6704
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 01, 1986


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Feb 06, 2013

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Photo ID: 422914

The sun is barely up as an early morning ore load works east at West Gladstone with 6888,6847,6835 leading the way.

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


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 28, 2013

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Photo ID: 420731

Freshly painted 6718 leads 6709 and 56 cars of the Escanaba-Green Bay freight east near Daggett.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Daggett, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6718
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 23, 1982


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 09, 2013

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Photo ID: 420467

Green Bay roundhouse
Having hauled a coal train north out of Butler Yard earlier that morning, Chicago and North Western SD40-2 No. 6808 backs one of the trailing Union Pacific C30-7 in... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6808
Train ID: unassigned
Photo Date: April 27, 1985


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jan 06, 2013

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Photo ID: 420346

CNW's lone RS-11 has been in the roundhouse for a little work and now is getting a test run with a couple machinists and a hostler on board near the roundhouse at Escanaba. When the smaller 4 axle... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4251
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 16, 1981


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 06, 2013

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Photo ID: 419963

By the Spring of 1986 if not sooner it was becoming obvious that the CNW Alco fleet that had called the ore lines home since 1974-1975 was living on borrowed time. The CNW had SD50's on the prope... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Palmer, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6704
Train ID: CNW OEPES
Photo Date: May 14, 1986


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 03, 2013

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Photo ID: 419908

CNW 6706 rests at the end of a long string of stored C628's in the new ore yard at Escanaba. After being stored in December of 1986 the Alcos spent quite awhile in the number six ore yard with der... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6706
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 01, 1990


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 02, 2013

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Photo ID: 419901

About 7 miles west of Escanaba on the line to Powers the CNW crosses the Ford River on this bridge. Alcos 6703,6727,and 6704 are hustling the Antoine turn west toward the Milwaukee connection at I... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6703
Train ID: CNW Antoine Turn
Photo Date: February 08, 1978


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 02, 2013

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Photo ID: 419630

CNW 4249 at North Green Bay Shop awaiting work...you already can see the Penn Central and CR on the side of the long hood peeking through the yellow.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4249
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 15, 1982


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 01, 2013

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Photo ID: 419517

A group of tired beat up mongrels gather at the Escanaba Roundhouse on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The Baldwin/EMD rebuilds were in pretty rough shape and tended to be kept close to home around the ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Baldwin DRS6-6-1500
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1506
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 16, 1978


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 31, 2012

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Photo ID: 419095

Until the Groveland Mine north of Iron Mountain closed down the CNW ran the Antoine Turn on a daily basis departing Escanaba a little after 11AM. It went to Iron Mountain and swapped empties for l... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6703
Train ID: CNW Antoine Turn
Photo Date: October 22, 1977


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 28, 2012

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Photo ID: 419067

Six big Alco hogs and an unidentified EMD rest at the "new" North Western engine facility in Escanaba. This was a large manufacturing facility for P&H before they closed and the C&NW and E&LS star... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6726
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: June 28, 1986


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: Dec 28, 2012

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