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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: 522064

A southbound Chicago and North Western ore train approaches Goose Lake near Partridge, Michigan, during the last light of October 18, 1986. It was twilight in more ways than one on this trio of Al... (more)

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


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Mar 07, 2015

Views: 5,598
Comments: 3

Favorited: 40

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Photo ID: 514341

Chicago & North Western R-1 175 is stored at the old Quincy Mining Company smelter in Hancock, Michigan. The 4-6-0 pulled some fan trips in the late 1950s, and was to supposed have been donated t... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-0
Location: Hancock, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 175
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 12, 2012


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By: Jeff Terry

Added: Jan 13, 2015

Views: 8,070
Comments: 5

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 505478

A early phase GP7 is ready to head south with the 'Sunday Afternoon' passenger train to Chicago.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Menominee, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1590
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1969


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By: Ted Ellis

Added: Nov 07, 2014

Views: 2,704
Comments: 0

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 487046

ex SP 4001. Chrome Crankshaft lease unit. From my collection, photographer unknown.

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CCLX 4001
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1979


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By: Pete Greischar

Added: Jun 25, 2014

Views: 3,475
Comments: 1

Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 482367

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1680
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1973


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By: Tom Farence

Added: May 22, 2014

Views: 2,248
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Favorited: 13


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Photo ID: 479855

Taken on Kodachrome II film with available light for about 2 minutes at f 8 (if I remember right!).

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Marinette, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1905
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1967


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By: Ted Ellis

Added: May 01, 2014

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Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 478730

Serviced and ready to go CNW 6721,6715 and 6710 await a crew at the new CNW engine facility in Escanaba.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6721
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 27, 1986


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Apr 21, 2014

Views: 2,410
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Photo ID: 475710

A three unit set of FM's in off an ore job rest near the coal tower. The big FM's toiled for years lugging ore jobs around Upper Michigan until finally replaced by Ex N&W C628's in 1975. Photo by ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: FM H16-66
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1678
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1969


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Mar 29, 2014

Views: 3,050
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Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 470446

The pairs of SD50's and 60's that replaced the C628's didn't always work out so well as this shot attests. At lunch hour the 6539 that had been working the Dumper Job headed up to Brampton to resc... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: West Gladstone, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6539
Train ID: CNW OEPES
Photo Date: March 22, 1987


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Feb 18, 2014

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Photo ID: 470254

After Harnischfeger Corporation closed its crane plant in Escanaba the CNW moved its engine facility from the run down antiquated steam era roundhouse to this more modern building at the former cr... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6724
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 18, 1986


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Feb 17, 2014

Views: 3,525
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Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 466520

Two sets of Chicago and North Western Alco C628s used on taconite ore trains sit at C&NWs Escanaba, Michigan, engine facility on October 18, 1986.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6708
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: October 18, 1986


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jan 17, 2014

Views: 2,515
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Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 464670

C&NW 6723 and 1506 sit side by side at the Escanaba,MI. round house. This ALCO and BLW highbred are being used for Iron Ore hauling in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6723
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1976


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Jan 02, 2014

Views: 2,102
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 464409

Spring is in the air as 6707,6725 and 6706 smoke it up as they head west with 108 empties bound for Empire Mine.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: McFarland, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6707
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 17, 1986


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 31, 2013

Views: 1,989
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Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 463469

CNW 4257 greets a bright morning sun at Iron Mountain coupled to a ancient flat car with what appeared to be a wheel less travel trailer. Surely it was in company service of some kind maybe for a ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C425
Location: Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 4257
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 05, 1983


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 24, 2013

Views: 3,267
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 462224

Dumper Job power is serviced and ready to go at the Escanaba roundhouse. 6711 and 6716 will spend the evening and overnight shoving ore. Before the CNW moved out of the old lakefront roundhouse it... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6711
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 03, 1984


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 14, 2013

Views: 2,426
Comments: 0

Favorited: 14

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