My name is Stephanie and I am currently an intern at a Wisconsin historical museum. I am working on a railroad exhibit. My problem, however, is that I do not know the slightest thing about railroads. I was hoping some of you could give me a hand!
I'm sorry if these are kinda stupid...
Chicago and North Western (C&NW), Keeler Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, September 14, 1983, photo by Chuck Zeiler
What I know so far:
This was Keeler Avenue in Chicago, but it also went by the name 40th Street Shops, and I'm trying to get to the bottom of that.
Left to right...
Category: Vintage Freight Train Photos - Diesel Era
C&NW 1385 steam locomotive on "Prosperity Special" near Oregon, WI, passing the semaphore and wig-wag at Union Road. May 24, 1982. Photo (c) Verne Brummel. Photo editor: Dave Cramer. Visit our website for more at: http://trainsite.8m.com/slides.html
C&NW semaphores between Dane and Lodi, WI. Lee Road, looking north. Signals 123-122. Apr. 16, 1978. Photo (c) Verne Brummel. Photo editor: Dave Cramer. Visit our website for more at: http://trainsite.8m.com/slides.html
EJ&E Baldwin DT-6-6-2000 #912 crossing the C&NW at Tower JB in West Chicago, Illinois, on January 26, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler
More info soon. What started out as a roster shot suddenly got introspective. Although I was 18 years old when I shot this photo, this was the location...
C&NW E-9Bm (also known as a E-9BA, E-9BS) #503, Arlington Heights, IL, October 1980, photo by Chuck Zeiler
It's difficult to ascertain the origin of this locomotive and exact model class, so check the links below for more information. My best guess is this locomotive started out as a UP...
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