CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN

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 CNW - Chicago and NorthWestern
Includes listings for Chicago Great Western (under CNW ownership), Chicago St Paul Minneapolis & Omaha, Missouri Iowa & Nebraska RR, Sioux City & Pacific RR and Sault Ste. Marie & South Western.   Also see Metra listings.
  • BUSINESS CARS
  • MOTOR CARS
  • BUDD RDCs
  • CNW American Brigade - (ex-PULL) LW 6 Sect - 6 Rmt - 4 DBR, in Mexico.
  • CNW American Sunset - (ex-PULL) LW 6 Sect - 6 Rmt - 4 DBR. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW American Sunset - in Mexico.
  • CNW American Sunset - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW Lake Gardner - HW Plan 3585 10 Sect - 1 DR - 2 Comp. (MILEPOST185)
  • CNW Northern Forests - PS LW 16 Dupl Rmt - 3 DBR - 1 Comp. (J. ERDMAN)
  • CNW Georgetown University - (ex-Reybold) HW Plan 4046 12 Sect - 2 DBR rblt. from Plan 2410F 12 Sect - 1 DR. (MILEPOST185)
  • Pullman Winnetka - HW Gothic 16 Sect. (RAILROAD HERITAGE)
  • CNW 1 - StLCCo. gallery Gallery car. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 1 - StLCCo. gallery coach. (CNWHS)
  • CNW 1 - StLCCo. gallery coach, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW 6 - StLCCo. gallery coach, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW 8 - StLCCo. gallery coach, as Golden Pacific.
  • CNW 10 - StLCCo. gallery coach, as Midwest Transportation & Development Corporation
  • CNW 17 - PS gallery coach. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 32 - PS gallery coach, at National RR Museum.  Note its Metra number on the end door. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 32 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 32 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 32 - PS gallery coach, as Virginia Rwy. Express.
  • CNW 36 - PS gallery coach, as Golden Pacific.
  • CNW 40 - PS gallery coach, as Golden Pacific.
  • CNW 42 - PS gallery coach. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 45 - PS gallery coach, as Midwest Transportation & Development Corporation
  • CNW 46 - PS gallery coach, as Midwest Transportation & Development Corporation
  • CNW 51 - PS gallery coach. (E.C. LEATHERBERRY)
  • CNW 51 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 82 - as MRLX.
  • CNW 88 - as MRLX.
  • CNW 92 - PS gallery coach. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 111 - as MRLX.
  • CNW 122 - PS gallery coach. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 151 - PS gallery cab car, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW 154 - PS gallery cab car. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 157 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 159 - (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 159 - PS gallery cab car. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 162 - PS gallery cab car. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 164 - PS gallery cab car, as Midwest Transportation & Development Corporation
  • CNW 166 - PS gallery cab car leading a commuter train. (MORSCHER)
  • CNW 170 - PS gallery cab car. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 171 - PS gallery cab car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 171 - PS gallery cab car, as Midwest Transportation & Development Corporation
  • CNW 171 - (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 171 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 173 - PS gallery cab car. (ABPR)
  • CNW 175 - PS gallery cab car, as Midwest Transportation & Development Corporation
  • CNW 177 - PS gallery cab car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 181 - PS gallery cab car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 183 - (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 186 - PS gallery cab car. (M. LLANUZA)
  • CNW 188 - PS gallery cab car. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 188 - as Golden Pacific.
  • CNW 192 - PS gallery cab car. (J. APPLEMAN)
  • CNW 198 - PS gallery cab car, as Golden Pacific.
  • CNW 200 - HW Diesel Instruction car rblt. from baggage - coach, in MofW service. (J. OATES)
  • CNW 200 - PS gallery cab car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 222 - PS gallery cab car. (ABPR)
  • CNW 230 - PS gallery coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 237 - HW commuter coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 253 - PS gallery cab car. (TRAINPAGE RAIL ARCHIVE)
  • CNW 255 - PS gallery cab car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 235 - as Midwest Transportation & Development Corporation
  • CNW 256 - PS gallery cab car. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 256 - (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 263 - PS gallery cab car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 263 - as Golden Pacific.
  • CNW 264 - PS gallery cab car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 307 - (ex-PULL Mount Rushmore, nee-Iowa River) HW coach rblt. from Plan 3973 10 Sect - 1 DR - 1 Comp. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 310 - PS gallery coach. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 313 - PS gallery coach. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 321 - PS gallery coach, @ Lake Superior RR Museum.
  • CNW PS gallery coach - Neenah, WI.  (History???) (ABPR)
  • CNW PS gallery coach - Neenah, WI.  (History???) (ABPR)
  • CNW 330 - (ex-Pierre, exx-Floyd River, nee-PULL) HW coach formerly Plan 3973 10 Sect - 1 DR - 1 Comp, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW 410 - (ex-AMTK 2799 Toronto Harbour, exx-PC 4335, exx-PC 8452 Sturgeon Rapids, nee-PRR) Budd slab-side 10 Rmt - 6 DBR. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 410 Lake Michigan - (ex-Hogtrain, Inc, exx-PV, exxx-Michigan Railway Club, exxxx-IC Cynthia, nee-NKP 211 City of Lima) PS LW 10 Rmt - 6 DBR. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 410 Lake Michigan - (ABPR)
  • CNW 410 Lake Michigan - (ERIE - LACKAWANNA DINING CAR PRESERVATION SOCIETY)
  • CNW 410 Lake Michigan - (ERIE - LACKAWANNA DINING CAR PRESERVATION SOCIETY)
  • CNW 421 - (ex-VIA 2701 Athabasca, exx-CN 2401, nee-MILW 53) PS Super Dome - lounge, in Zitto yellow. (RAILWAY CLASSICS)
  • CNW 421 Powder River - (ABPR)
  • CNW 421 Powder River - (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 421 Powder River - (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CNW 421 Powder River - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 421 Powder River - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 421 Powder River - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 422 - (ex-AMTK 4807, exx-4744, nee-CB&Q 402 Silver Cedar) Budd Budd 50-seat coach rblt. from 16 Sect. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CNW 424 Lake Iowa - (ex-D&RGW 1120 Silver Aspen) Budd conference car 50-seat coach rblt. from 16 Sect. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 425 - (ex-NJT 5344, nee-KCS 274) PS LW 66-seat coach rblt. from 72-seat coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CNW 450 Cedar River - (ex-BNA 12, exx-GN 1154, nee-CB&Q) PS LW dining car. (ABPR)
  • CNW 450 Cedar River - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 450 Cedar River - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 450 Cedar River - as RNCX.
  • CNW 450 Cedar River - in private ownership.
  • CNW 462 - (ex-CGW, nee-C&O) HW baggage - coach.  (History???) (ABPR)
  • CNW 462 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 462 - (MICHIGAN RAILROADS)
  • CNW 469 - (ex-MLS&W 63) wood open-platform coach. (MCRM)
  • CNW 507 - wood vestibule coach. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW 553:1 - (ex-6514) PS LW parlor - smoker, as GSMR.
  • CNW 553:2 - (ex-CNW, nee-7901) ACF LW bar - 36-seat lounge rblt. from barber shop - 36-seat lounge, vestibule added for commuter service. (SKIP'S RR DEPOT)
  • CNW 553 - (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 553 - as Metra.
  • CNW 555:1 - (nee-6515) LW lounge car, formerly 1 DR - 28-seat parlor - smoker, on GSMR.
  • CNW 555:2 - (ex-7902) ACF LW bar - 36-seat lounge rblt. from barber shop - 36-seat lounge, vestibule added for commuter service. (P.J. VINCENT COLLECTION)
  • CNW 555 - in faux RI paint. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 613 - wood vestibuled coach. (MCRM)
  • CNW 700 - PS gallery coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 704 - PS gallery coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 705 - PS gallery coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 705 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 800 - (ex-3453) PS LW coach - smoker, as Great Northern.
  • CNW 803 - (ex-3429) PS LW coach - smoker rblt. from coach - lounge - smoker, originally coach - smoker. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 807 - (ex-3400) PS LW coach - smoker rblt. from coach - smoker - nurse's room. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 808 - (ex-3453) PS LW coach - smoker, as Great Northern.
  • CNW 824 - (ex-3423) PS LW coach - smoker rblt. from coach - lounge - smoker, originally coach - smoker. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 825 - (ex-3432) PS LW coach - smoker, as Great Northern.
  • CNW 830 - (ex-3470) PS LW coach - smoker, as Great Northern.
  • CNW 831 - (ex-3451) PS LW coach - smoker, as Great Northern.
  • CNW 842 - (ex-3449) PS LW coach - smoker, as FCP (ex-GN).
  • CNW 903 - gallery diner - coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 903 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 903 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 1178 - wood blind-end baggage - mail. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW 1236 - wood blind-end baggage - express rblt. from baggage - mail, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW wood blind-end baggage - mail - St. Paul, Mn. (E.C. LEATHERBERRY)
  • CNW 1340 - HW baggage - mail. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 1331 - wood open-platform mail. (JUST A CAR GUY)
  • CNW 1418 - wood open-platform baggage - express. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW 2820 - wood vestibuled baggage - coach. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 2878 - wood vestibuled parlor. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 2939 - wood vestibuled parlor observation. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 3064 - HW shorty coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CNW 3167 - wood vestibuled coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 3194 - shorty HW suburban coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 3200 - HW coach. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW 3228 - HW coach, as Chihuahua al Pacifico.
  • CNW 3450 - PS LW coach - smoker, as Great Northern.
  • CNW 3457 - PS LW coach - smoker, as Great Northern.
  • CNW 3469 - PS LW coach - smoker, as Great Northern.
  • CNW 3477 - 800512 (ex-Atlanta Railcar, exx-AMTK 4465, exxx-SP 2211, nee-CNW 3477) ACF LW leg-rest coach, on Western New York & Pennsylvania.
  • CNW 3478 - ACF LW 44-seat coach, as Columbus & Greenville.
  • CNW 3480 - ACF LW 44-seat leg-rest coach, as Southern Pacific.
  • CNW 3481 - ACF LW 44-seat leg-rest coach, in UP colors. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 4057 - HW coach - smoker. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 4057 - end detail. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 4103 - HW "shorty" suburban caoch, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW 4103 - (ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM)
  • CNW 6103 - HW coach. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW 6125 - HW coach. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW 6700 Deerpath - HW buffet lounge. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CNW 6700 - (ex-Deerpath, nee-6511) LW parlor - lounge car rblt. from 56-seat coach - lounge. (ABPR)
  • CNW 6700 - (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 6700 - @ Lake Superior RR Museum.
  • CNW 6950 - LW dining car, as Nacionales de Mexico.
  • CNW 7201 - LW parlor - buffet lounge observation. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 7201 - as Nacionales de Mexico.
  • CNW 7409 - steel open-platform baggage - coach, @ Mid-Continent RR Museum.
  • CNW 7411 - @ NRM.
  • CNW 7602 - LW mail - baggage - lounge, shown with raised roof profile to match gallerys. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 7626 - PS LW baggage - lunch counter - diner - coach, under construction. (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 7625 - (GNRHS & NPRHA ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 7700 - HW baggage - coach, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW 7721 - HW baggage - coach. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 7721 - as DCF&B at OKRX. (OKLAHOMA RWY. MUSEUM)
  • CNW 7721 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 7801 - ACF LW cafe - lounge. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 7801 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 7801 - in private ownership. (A. LOVE, JR.)
  • CNW 7802 - ACF LW cafe - lounge, shown as IAIS 7802 Iowa River. (IOWA INTERSTATE RAILFANS)
  • CNW 7802 - shown as IAIS 7802 Iowa River. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVE)
  • CNW 7804 - ACF LW diner - lounge rblt. from diner. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 7900 - LW club - lounge. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 7900 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 7902 - LW cafe - lounge. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 8002 - HW horse - baggage. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8120 - HW baggage - mail. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 8135 - HW baggage - mail. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW 8202 - LW baggage - 15' mail, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW 8225 - ACF baggage - mail. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CNW 8506 - HW baggage - express. (MILEPOST185)
  • CNW 8601 - HW baggage car. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8601 - end. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8647 - HW baggage - express. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8676 - HW baggage - express, @ MNTX.
  • CNW 8680 - HW bagagge - express. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8680 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8680 - end detail. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8680 - end doors detail. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8711 - HW bagagge - express. (MILEPOST185)
  • CNW 8728 - HW baggage - express, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW 8740 - HW baggage - express. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CNW 8784 - GW baggage - express, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW 8876 - HW baggage - express. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 8900* - LW baggage - messenger, in UP colors. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8902 - (ex-9300) LW baggage - express rblt. from baggage - dorm. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 8902 - (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CNW 8902 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8903 - (ex-9302) LW baggage - express rblt. from baggage - dorm. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CNW 8903 - (MID-CONTINENT RR MUSEUM)
  • CNW 8903 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 9425 - HW mail car, in TTG. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW 10800 - wood drover coach, on BHCR.
  • CNW 10808 - wood drover coach. (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW 10816 - wood drover coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CNW X978 - (ex-USA) steam generator car rblt. from troop sleeper. (RAILSR4ME)
  • CNW X199090 - HW shorty coach, in MofW service, shown after catching fire. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW X250398 - LW baggage - mail, in MofW service, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW X300014 - HW baggage - express, in MofW service. (CASTLE GRAPHICS)
  • CNW X300100 - (ex-CNW 8676) HW baggage - express.  (History???) (MINNESOTA TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM)
  • CNW X300100 - (MINNESOTA TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM)
  • CNW X300100 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW X300147 - wood "shorty" vestibuled coach rblt. to yard crew bunk car, shown with X300148.  (History???) (SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO BLOG)
  • CNW X300237 - wood open-platform coach, in MofW service.  (History???) (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW X300258 - wood open-platform coach, in MofW service.  (History???) (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW X300264 - wood open-platform coach, in MofW service.  (History???) (OTTO PERRY COLLECTION)
  • CNW X300762 - HW baggage - mail, in MofW service.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW X300776 - HW baggage - express, in MofW service.  (History???) (CANADIAN FREIGHT CAR GALLERY)
  • CNW X300778 - (ex-8728) HW baggage - express, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum
  • CNW X300795 - (ex-USA) troop sleeper rblt. to baggage - express, in MofW service.  (History???) (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CNW X300902 - LW MofW bunk car rblt. from baggage - bar - lounge, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.  (History???)
  • CNW X300906 - HW bunk car rblt. from coach.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW 300969 - (ex-8654) HW baggage - express, in MofW service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW X300995 - (ex-Humbird, nee-PULL) HW Plan 3958A 14 Sect, in MofW service. (ABPR)
  • CNW X300996 - (ex-PULL Lake Geneva) HW Plan 3585 10 Sect - 1 DR - 2 Comp, in MofW service. (MORSCHER)
  • CNW X301008 - (ex-8609) HW baggage - 15' mail, rblt. for MofW service, @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CNW X301033 - (ex-7802) ACF LW cafe - lounge, in MofW service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW X301035 - (ex-814, nee-3464) LW coach, in MofW service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW X301036 - LW coach, in MofW service.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW X301036 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CNW X301880 - HW baggage - mail, in MofW service at IRYM.  (History???) (EMD111)
  • CNW HW MofW car - (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CGW 284 - Mod. HW baggage - coach. (CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • CGW 284 - (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CGW 4061 - (ex-CGW 285, nee-C&O) Mod. HW baggage - coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CGW 4061 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CGW 4061 - (D. ROSS)
  • CGW 4061 - @ Illinois Rwy. Museum.
  • CStPM&O Northern Wonderland - PS LW 16 Dupl. Rmt - 3 DBR - 1 Comp. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CStPM&O 12 - wood open-platform baggage. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CStPM&O 21 - wood open-platform coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CStPM&O 263 - HW baggage - express. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CStPM&O 441 - HW shorty baggage - coach rebuilt from coach.
  • MI&N 2 - wood open-platform baggage - express - mail. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • SC&P wood open-platform coaches - (HAGLEY DIGITAL ARCHIVES)
  • SStM&SW 5 - StCCo. wood open-platform baggage - coach. (ST. CHARLES CITY - COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT)

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