Veterans’ Association of the  Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Organized December 9, 1924
Photos by Various Contributors
Submitted by VET’s member Robert F. Schramm
Robert left the CNW in 1994 to work on the SP as a train dispatcher in Denver, CO. This is a pitcure of Robert at Deval Tower on his last day on the CNW, 11/26/1994. Robert retired from the UP in 2006.
Submitted by VET’s member Frank J. Nobile
Photo of Wiscona late 40’s or early 50’s. Looking west from N. Teutonia Bridge, Milwaukee,WI
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George J. "Stormy" Kromer
Birth: Aug. 25, 1876 Kaukauna Outagamie County Wisconsin, USA Death: Nov. 20, 1970 Hartland Waukesha County Wisconsin, USA George was born August 25, 1876 in Kaukauna and had resided in the Kaukauna area for the past 10 years. He was a railroad engineer for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad for over 50 years, he developed the Stormy Kromer Washable Kleen Cloth Cap, which he manufactured for many years, and was associated with Fox Valley Baseball for over 50
years as a player, manager or owner. Family links: Parents: Ottilie Wilhelmine Korth Kromer (1855 - 1882) Spouse: Ida C. Kromer (1877 - 1960)
Chicago Division Engineer Dave Peters and his Fireman Gerald (Jerry) Cramer working job03, yard 9 at Proviso. I think it was around 1983.
Submitted by VET’s member Jerry Cramer
Engineer’s Dave Peters and Jerry Cramer on the picket line at Proviso Yard 9. I cant remember what year. Sometime in the early 1980’s.
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December 13, 1983 at Proviso Yard 9. Industry job 03 - Carrol (Chincy) Jennings/ brakeman, Dave Peters/engineer, John Pechnick/conductor and Gerald (Jerry) Cramer/Fireman.