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D&R #9 at the North Freedom depot, August 18, 1968. Photo from MCRM Collection.

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WC&C #1 is banked for the night, while Saginaw Timber #2 holds enginehouse lead No. 1. August 1, 1985 photo by Paul Swanson.

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Five locomotives were under steam for Antique Transportation Meet in August 1970, a record of sorts for the Mid-Continent! Jeff Haertlein photo.

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WC&C #1 blasts up the grade from South Bessemer during Snow Train 1989. Jim Neubauer photo.

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Saginaw Timber #2 and C&NW #1385 pose for a night photo session at the North Freedom depot during Snow Train 1987. Night photo sessions were a mainstay at Snow Train for many years. Jim Neubauer photo.

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Photographer Jim Neubauer's 1953 Buick Super Riviera, affectionately known as "Sabertooth," waits at Ulrich Road crossing for the passing of #1385. The engine was facing the "wrong direction" after returning from Minnesota on trips for the C&NW in June 1985.

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Saginaw Timber #2 doubleheads with W&OV #1 during Snow Train 1985. Jim Neubauer photograph.

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#1385 brings an impressive consist into the LaRue Grand Central Station during Snow Train 1979. Jim Neubauer photo.

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WC&C #1 showers South Bessemer with cinders as she makes a run for the hill out of North Freedom. June 1973 photo by Jim Neubauer.

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D&R #9 commands the varnish on the Rattlesnake Line in October of 1970. Jim Neubauer photo.

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The North Freedom depot is abuzz with activity on a sunny day in August 1970. Jim Neubauer photo.

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Gas-electric motor coach Montana Wester #31 rests her laurels at North Freedom in September of 1966.

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C&NW #1385 in pre-1930's garb, pulls a freight by County W crossing during the C&NW Historical Society's Annual Meet, May 1995. Bill Buhrmaster photo.

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Saginaw Timber #2 passes the Mid-Continent Car Shop with the line's finest varnish during an Autumn Color weekend. October 9, 1993 photo by Bill Buhrmaster.

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WC&C #1 heads an all-Soo Line consist of varnish for the Soo Line Historical & Technical Society's Annual Meet, held at North Freedom in 1988. Bill Buhrmaster photo.

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WC&C #1, rests at the North Freedom depot in 1985. Paul Swanson photo.

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The Great Rotary Snow Plow (actually Oregon Short Line #762), at the ready to tackle the deep drifts of the Rattlesnake Line during Snow Train 1985. Paul Swanson photo.

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Saginaw Timber #2 crests the grade at Ulrich Road with a Santa Express special. Jim Neubauer photo.

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C&NW #1385 barks out of the Baraboo River valley, on her way to Quartzite Lake for Mid-Continent's annual Snow Train event. Chuck Burnam photo.

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The WC&C #1. Paul Swanson photo.

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Wisconsin Central business car "Oak Park," built in 1884. Photographed on May 1, 1999 by Bill Buhrmaster.

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