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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: 419009

Late on a May evening CNW 4253 waits for yard space at North Green Bay after spending the day working local industries. The HE15's were rebuilt from EMD GP7's at Oelwein Shops with High Efficiency... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD/Cummins HE15
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4253
Train ID: CNW 7AM Switch
Photo Date: May 14, 1982


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 27, 2012

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Photo ID: 419008

CNW Butler -Green Bay train BUGBA waits to get in the big yard at North Green Bay. It had been a pretty miserable day for photos as I had only managed an early morning shot at Escanaba and then I'... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4319
Train ID: CNW BUGBA
Photo Date: May 26, 1984


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 27, 2012

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Photo ID: 418999

CNW 4256,4258,6704 and 6709 are ready to roll at the Escanaba roundhouse on a late May morning. The black clouds all around gives me a clue this will probably be the only sunny shot of this trip. ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C425
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4256
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 26, 1984


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 27, 2012

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Photo ID: 417192

A pair of Chicago and North Western Alco RS-32s rest at the roundhouse at Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 27, 1985. C&NW rostered 10 of these former Conrail RS32s.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: C&NW 4245
Train ID: unassigned
Photo Date: April 27, 1985


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 08, 2012

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Photo ID: 416634

Foggy night in Escanaba
Sets of Chicago and North Western Alco C-628s slumber the night away at the roundhouse at Escanaba, Michigan, in October 1984. The weather was dismal on this vis... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6729
Train ID: unassigned
Photo Date: October, 1984


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 01, 2012

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Photo ID: 413094

The dumper job heads back to the receiving yard at Escanaba to pick up another cut of loaded ore cars.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: North Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: C&NW 6718
Train ID: Dumper Job
Photo Date: June 29, 1986


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: Oct 26, 2012

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Photo ID: 412256

2 S-1's in the Marinette, Wisconsin yard waiting for the call to duty on a pleasant summer afternoon.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco S1
Location: Marinette, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1213
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 01, 1968


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By: Ted Ellis

Added: Oct 18, 2012

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Photo ID: 412168

On Chicago and North Western’s ore line, the 4:00 a.m. extra ore load headed southbound meets the northbound 10:00 a.m. extra ore empty at Little Lake, Michigan, on October 25, 1986. Six big Alco ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Little Lake, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6708
Train ID: CNW ore extra
Photo Date: October 25, 1986


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Oct 17, 2012

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Photo ID: 407879

Twilight at Little Lake
As the crew eats at a local beanery at Little Lake, Michigan, the locomotives for the Chicago and North Western ore train bound for the dock at Escanaba, patient... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Little Lake, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6706
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 18, 1986


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Sep 02, 2012

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Photo ID: 402539

A late afternoon northbound freight. The track and engines are now history.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Menominee, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1691
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 08, 1967


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By: Ted Ellis

Added: Jul 04, 2012

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Photo ID: 401131

This southbound train is about to cross a Milwaukee Road spur after picking up some loads of pulpwood. Note the semaphore signal protecting the diamond. Kodachrome II film.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Marinette, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1679
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 25, 1970


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By: Ted Ellis

Added: Jun 20, 2012

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Photo ID: 395674

Near the end of its life, Baldwin hybrid 1506 is MU'ed with 6715 on the dumper job at Wells. After a morning of pulling loads and spotting them at the dumper shed and then kicking out b/o's and bu... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Baldwin/EMD DRS 6-6-15M
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1506
Train ID: CNW Dumper Job
Photo Date: June 25, 1980


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Apr 21, 2012

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Photo ID: 395670

CNW 4241 works the yard at North Green Bay right in front of the yard office. The RS-32's were good yard power as they were sure footed and were able to crank up quickly when kicking fairly heavy ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4241
Train ID: 6AM Switch
Photo Date: May 27, 1984


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Apr 21, 2012

Views: 3,295
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Photo ID: 395669

RS-3 rebuild 4250 basks in a setting sun at Escanaba roundhouse. The unit was rebuilt by Alco with a 251 engine and RS-11 style long hood in 1960 after an accident in 1959. This unit was plagued w... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-3
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4250
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 10, 1983


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Apr 21, 2012

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Photo ID: 395532

Not long after transfer from assignment in Huron SD, the 4251 has made a new home in Upper Michigan. The lone CNW RS-11 usually was assigned to the job that worked from Iron Mountain to Powers and... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: Powers, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4251
Train ID: CNW Antoine Switch
Photo Date: June 19, 1981


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Apr 19, 2012

Views: 3,293
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