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Chicago & Northwestern Railway Overland Route in Iowa and Illinois

Chicago & Northwestern train on the Overland Route in Iowa

The C&NW was double tracked from Chicago to Council Bluffs by 1902, and had finished installing signals by 1908. In 1925 the C&NW completed the installation of GRS continuous cab signals on 488 miles of double track from Chicago to Council Bluffs.

California Junction, Iowa
Mondamin
Modale
Missouri Valley
Grand Junction
Beaver
Boone
Nevada
Marshalltown
Cedar Rapids
Mount Vernon
Mechanicsville
Clarence
Lowden
Calamus
Clinton
Fulton, Illinois
Nelson
Buda
Rochelle
South Bend, Indiana

There are a few more pictures in the Iowa and Illinois Galleries.