Chicago & North Western Railway
The links on this page will take you to the pictures. Almost all of them have been contributed by members and others, and we appreciate these fine contributions. Yours are welcome, too. To have something posted, e-mail it to the webmaster as a .jpg file and we’ll take it from there. Other formats work, too; .jpg just seems to be the most common.
One of our most prolific
contributors is Mark Llanuza. Mark
is a well known
Other generous contributors include Illinois Division Engineer Dave Hawley, Louis Wilson and Wally Smith, a retired Wisconsin Division engineer. Unfortunately, Wally and his wife died in a tragic automobile accident in August 2004. Many of the people is his photographs remain unidentified. If you see someone you know or recognize the event at which the picture was taken – please let us know and we will add the information. Again, e-mail the webmaster.
Photo courtesy of Mark Llanuza
more appropriate photo is there to start this off with than “The 400.” This is a 1941 company photo taken as No. 401
was passing under Bridge B, a few feet west of Clinton Street Tower. I guess we could title this picture “All Gone!” The covered wagons, the streamliner consist,
the signal bridge, the semaphores,
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UP 4652 –
Plow Train Through Wayne, IL,
We had a link to this one on the main page during the heat of summer to cool you off and have now moved it to this location. Thanks to Dave Hawley, who is also the engineer, for making us aware of this You Tube location where you will get a short commercial but the film is worth it. Click on: http://tinyurl.com/8a4dnx7
Operation Life Saver Trains
Pictures from the Past
Darlene, Windy’s daughter, sent us these pictures. Many were taken in the Elk Grove area possibly around 1989 when Windy retired. Please let us know if you recognize the location or any of the men. Click on the link above to go to the pictures. Clicking on a small photo will enlarge that photo. At that point, you can move from photo to photo by using the navigation bar at the top. To return to the main page of this web site, click on the “Back to cnwvets.org” link at the bottom. To return to the main Photographs page, click twice on the button at the top-left of any page. - 08/12/12
Photos from Dave Hawley
Wally’s photos are now posted in a different format. Clicking on the link above will take you to his main page and from there clicking on a small photo
will enlarge that photo. At that point, you can move from photo to photo by using the navigation bar at the bottom. To return to the main page of this
web site, click on the “Back to cnwvets.org” link just below the navigation bar. To return to the main Photographs page, click twice on the button at the
top-left of any page. The first click will take you back to Wally’s main page and the second click will take you back to the main Photographs page.
One more picture was added today on Page 1 – right up front. - 11/23/12
Photos from Mark Llanuza & Bob Fisher
Photos from Wally Smith
Photos from Joe Vettese
An Assortment of Photographs
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