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Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with it...

Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad... more

From railway bridge, Geneva, Ill

From railway bridge, Geneva, Ill

Second title on negative: [...] Chicago & North Western Ry. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04607. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Fox River near Batavia, Ill

Fox River near Batavia, Ill

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "177" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04610. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Elmhurst, Ill., Chicago & North-Western Ry. station

Elmhurst, Ill., Chicago & North-Western Ry. station

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "189" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04620. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Chicago & North Western Railway Station, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Chicago & North Western Railway Station, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Title devised by cataloger. "4806" and "570" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04806. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Kasota Station

Kasota Station

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "57" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04530. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949. Unverified information in this record. 650 field.

Chicago & North Western Railway station, Elmhurst, Ill.

Chicago & North Western Railway station, Elmhurst, Ill.

Title based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "192" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04623. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Chicago & North Western Railway station, Elmhurst, Ill.

Chicago & North Western Railway station, Elmhurst, Ill.

Title based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "191" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04622. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Tracey sic, Minn., engine of the South Dakota division

Tracey sic, Minn., engine of the South Dakota division

"65" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04541. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Chicago, Ill., C. & N.W. R.R. station, the Pacific Express

Chicago, Ill., C. & N.W. R.R. station, the Pacific Express

Title from Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "Chicago & North Western Railway Passenger Station" on building. "52[...]" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04857. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Correct map of Dakota compiled from United States and Territorial surveys Nov. 1, 1882.

Correct map of Dakota compiled from United States and Territorial surv...

"The large lines on the above map show the location of the Chicago & North-Western Railway, and its branches, the small lines its connections." Shows relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, townships, c... more

Rock River Bridge near Nelson, Ill

Rock River Bridge near Nelson, Ill

Second title on negative: A scene on the Chicago & North Western Ry. "98" and "167" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04603. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Goose Lake

Goose Lake

Chicago & North Western Railroad train, locomotive 251. Jacket title continues: looking north, Negaunee, Mich. "Copyright by Detroit Photographic Co." and "01980" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01980. ... more

Goose Lake
Bridge near Nelson, Rock River, Ill

Bridge near Nelson, Rock River, Ill

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "Painted Sept. 1897" on bridge. "171" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04604. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Chicago and North Western Ry. passenger train

Chicago and North Western Ry. passenger train

Listed in Detroit Publishing Co. negative log as no. L- 10202. Probably used as a left section of a panorama, other section(s) not in collection. "Copyright by Detroit Photographic Co." and "01959" on negative.... more

Detroit, C & NW Ry. office

Detroit, C & NW Ry. office

Title from jacket. "Detroit Photographic Co." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 42058; devised by cataloger. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Madison Street vestibule, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, Ill.

Madison Street vestibule, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, Ill.

J165439 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Detroit Publishing Co. No. 072524.

One of the emergency rooms, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, Ill.

One of the emergency rooms, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, Ill.

J165441 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Detroit Publishing Co. No. 072521.

Passenger terminal, Madison St. entrance, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, Ill.

Passenger terminal, Madison St. entrance, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, Ill.

J165443 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Detroit Publishing Co. No. 072520.

Train concourse, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, Ill.

Train concourse, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, Ill.

J165519 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Detroit Publishing Co. No. 072526.

Lobby stairs to waiting room and concourses, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, Ill.

Lobby stairs to waiting room and concourses, C. & N.W. Ry., Chicago, I...

J165438 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 072523. Copyright by Detroit Publishing Co.

Spreading asbestos mixture on boiler of a locomotive at the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, 40th Street locomotive shops

Spreading asbestos mixture on boiler of a locomotive at the C & NW RR ...

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. O... more

C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, a general view of a classification yard at Proviso Yard, Chicago, Ill

C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, a general view of a...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Tracks at Proviso yard of C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Tracks at Proviso yard of C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western rai...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

C. & N.W. R.R., women wipers employed at the roundhouse cleaning one of the giant "H" class locomotives, Clinton, Iowa

C. & N.W. R.R., women wipers employed at the roundhouse cleaning one o...

Photograph probably shows Mrs. Marcella Hart and Mrs. Viola Sievers. Compare to USW36-639.

Work goes on 24 hours a day at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Work goes on 24 hours a day at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North West...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso(?) yard, Chicago, Ill

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso(?) yard...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

General view of one of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad yards, Chicago, Ill

General view of one of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.p... more

Workers at the roundhouse of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad Proviso Yard, Chicago, Ill

Workers at the roundhouse of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North West...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Caboose on the caboose track at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Caboose on the caboose track at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Wes...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Working on the cab of a locomotive brought in for repair at the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, 40th Street shops, Chicago, Ill

Working on the cab of a locomotive brought in for repair at the C & NW...

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. O... more

Switchman throwing a switch a C and NW RR's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Switchman throwing a switch a C and NW RR's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Welder at the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad locomotive shops, 40th Street shops, Chicago, Ill

Welder at the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad locomo...

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. O... more

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso yard, C...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

A train (or "cut") being pushed out of a receiving yard toward the hump. A brakeman rides each train to signal the engineer in the locomotive at the rear; Proviso yard, C & NW RR., Chicago, Ill

A train (or "cut") being pushed out of a receiving yard toward the hum...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Prov... more

Locomotive lubrication chart in the laboratory of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western Railroad. The laboratory assistant in foreground is working at a precision balance. Chicago, Ill

Locomotive lubrication chart in the laboratory of the Chicago and Nort...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Truck trailers loading and unloading at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Truck trailers loading and unloading at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and N...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Dorothy Lucke, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Dorothy Lucke, employed as a wiper at the roundho...

12002-13. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

A worker in the roundhouse at the C & NW RR., Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

A worker in the roundhouse at the C & NW RR., Proviso yard, Chicago, I...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

General view of the hump, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad classification yard, Chicago, Ill

General view of the hump, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western ...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.p... more

Two employees at the roundhouse at Proviso yard, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Two employees at the roundhouse at Proviso yard, C & NW RR i.e. Chicag...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Working on a locomotive at the 40th Street shop of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Working on a locomotive at the 40th Street shop of the C & NW RR i.e. ...

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. O... more

General view of one of the classification yards of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

General view of one of the classification yards of the C & NW RR i.e. ...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.p... more

Chicago and North Western R.R., Mrs. Thelma Cuvage, working in the sand house at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa. Her job is to see that sand is sifted and cleaned for use in the locomotives. Mrs. Cuvage's husband works as a guard at the Savannah (Ill.) Ordnance plant

Chicago and North Western R.R., Mrs. Thelma Cuvage, working in the san...

12002-13. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Locomotive in a railroad yard, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western RR (?), near Chicago, Ill.(?)

Locomotive in a railroad yard, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Wes...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Tracks at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Tracks at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Provis...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

A welder who works in the round-house at the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad's Proviso yard

A welder who works in the round-house at the Chicago and Northwestern ...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

A Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad roundhouse, Chicago, Ill

A Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad roundhouse, Chi...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.p... more

Train going over the hump at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Train going over the hump at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Wester...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Marcella Hart, mother of three children, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Marcella Hart, mother of three children, employed...

12002-13. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

C&NWRR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, towerman R.W. Mayberry of Elmhurst, Ill., at the Proviso yard. He operates a set of retarders and switches at the hump, Melrose Park (near Chicago), Ill

C&NWRR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, towerman R.W. Mayberry...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Apparatus used at the laboratory at the C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's, 40th Street yards for analysing solutions of metals used in locomotives and the railroad plant, in general, Chicago, Ill

Apparatus used at the laboratory at the C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and N...

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. O... more

Car jacked up for repairs on the repair tracks, North Proviso, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad Chicago, Ill

Car jacked up for repairs on the repair tracks, North Proviso, C & NW ...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Working on a switch engine at the 40th Street shops of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Working on a switch engine at the 40th Street shops of the C & NW RR i...

Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. O... more

General view of part of the Proviso yard of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill. In the background is the coal chute and roundhouse

General view of part of the Proviso yard of the Chicago and Northweste...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Worn tires on locomotive wheels are refaced on this machine in the wheel shop of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western Railroad, Chicago, Ill

Worn tires on locomotive wheels are refaced on this machine in the whe...

Identified as 40th Street shops by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War I... more

General view of part of the rip tracks at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

General view of part of the rip tracks at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

Repair tracks of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western R.R

Repair tracks of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western R.R

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

James Lynch, a roundhouse worker, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroadProviso yard

James Lynch, a roundhouse worker, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Wes...

12002-1. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Addi... more

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