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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: 393395

A friendly engineer assigned to the Antoine Turn decided to unleash his set of C628's just as I was about to click the shutter on this beautiful November morning. The units had been idling for a f... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6721
Train ID: CNW Antoine Turn
Photo Date: November 01, 1978


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Mar 28, 2012

Views: 3,371
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Photo ID: 393208

CNW painted a few units in the C628 fleet during the winter of 1981/82. Some of them were definitely in need of new paint and it made for some good photos until the rigors of ore service and the h... (more)

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


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Mar 26, 2012

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Photo ID: 390923

The "Noon Freight" is heading into the siding at Marinette for lunch break. Not much traffic this day. Kodachrome II film.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Marinette, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 888
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 31, 1967


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By: Ted Ellis

Added: Feb 29, 2012

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Photo ID: 389208

A classic small town scene in Upper Michigan with a passenger train and REA trucks. I shot this on Kodachrome II film at the age of 15. Everything in this photo is now gone - the engines, station ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Menominee, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 5016A
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1964


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By: Ted Ellis

Added: Feb 10, 2012

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Photo ID: 388967

3 FM H16-66 units are setting off cars at the yard in the late afternoon. This was what we called the "afternoon freight". It is southbound. Taken on Kodachrome II film.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Marinette, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1676
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1968


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By: Ted Ellis

Added: Feb 07, 2012

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Photo ID: 387849

CNW 6730,6715,6707 rumble away from a lunch break at Little Lake with 115 loads. Some jointed rail still remained on the ore line at the time, but it was soon replaced with ribbon rail which smoot... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Little Lake, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6730
Train ID: CWN X-6730 East
Photo Date: November 07, 1981


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 25, 2012

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Photo ID: 386548

Three fairly clean CNW C628's pass the Rock station with 109 loads on the last day of September 1979. The 6723, 6716, 6720 have everything under control as they head for Escanaba. The busted knuck... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Rock, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6723
Train ID: CNW X-6723 East
Photo Date: June 30, 1979


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 11, 2012

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Photo ID: 386545

In the spring of 1994 CNW landed a few all rail ore movements from Empire Mine to CR at Chicago. The CR ore cars came up behind 8600 series GE's from Proviso. While the CR trains were loading the ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Gladstone, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8602
Train ID: CNW OEPES
Photo Date: March 31, 1994


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 11, 2012

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Photo ID: 386544

While the Groveland Mine north of Iron Mountain was operating the CNW ran a daily train from Escanaba to interchange with the Milwaukee Road at Iron Mountain. This job, the Antoine Turn normally h... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Hermansville, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6709
Train ID: CNW Antoine Turn
Photo Date: February 07, 1977


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 11, 2012

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Photo ID: 386344

Kind of a rare visitor to the CNW ore line was this job, both in power and car type. During the spring of 94 a couple train loads of ore were all-railed in these Ex PRR ore cars. Power ran through... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Rock, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8625
Train ID: CNW OESEP
Photo Date: March 31, 1994


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Jan 09, 2012

Views: 2,716
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Favorited: 24


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Photo ID: 383060

A trio of "Baby Trainmasters" [1683-1698-1904; all with different builder dates] are easily handling the task of getting a loaded ore train out of Iron Mountain. The fireman or head brakeman is gi... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1683
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1971


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By: Jim Sinclair

Added: Dec 05, 2011

Views: 5,379
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Photo ID: 372308

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Marinette, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: C&NW 1277
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1972


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Aug 18, 2011

Views: 3,310
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Photo ID: 366386

Eastbound ore train from Iron Mountain to Escanaba

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Norway, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1904
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1973


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By: Jeremy Plant

Added: Jun 18, 2011

Views: 4,287
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Photo ID: 364998

C&NW FM 1062 working at Green Bay, June 1975.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H10-44
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1062
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1975


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By: Tom Sink

Added: Jun 02, 2011

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Photo ID: 364743

A very clean CNW GE awaits assignment at Escanaba.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: GE C42-8 (Dash 8-42C)
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8568
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 27, 1994


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: May 31, 2011

Views: 3,956
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