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Section 43 - Miscellaneous (Part 5)

(42)51-Man in barber chair receiving haircut - No Date (NSL Photo)

52-Two young children, one in conductor uniform, the other dressed as a motorman, hold timetable 45, lantern, and watch - No Date (NSL Photo)

53-U.S. Steel special train. Open house at American Steel & Wire Company in North Chicago. Miss Ethel Madson, member of "Carousel" cast - 06/09/1947 (NSL Photo)

54-Colorized (in orange) builders photo of Cincinnati Car #734 - No Date (NSL Photo)

55-Builders photo of Brill truck, Order 22337 - No Date (NSL Photo)

56-Unknown - No Date (NSL Photo)

57-3/4 view of Locomotive #458 - No Date (George Krambles/NSL Photo)

58-Side views of IC #125590, concrete gon - No Date (NSL Photo)

59-Side view of Ferry Truck trailer. Possibly a builders photo?? - No Date (NSL Photo)

60-Four car train SB, taken North of Dundee Rd - 11/02/1929 (NSL Photo)

61-Sub-Station Number 2 - 06/02/1926 (NSL Photo)

62-Interior of Refrigerator Car - No Date (NSL Photo)

63-Table at 25 Year Veterans Reunion in Waukegan - 01/14/1933 (NSL Photo)

64-Interior view of MD Car #204 - No Date (NSL Photo)

65-Copy of CRS-35, outline of Dining Cars #418 & #419 - No Date (NSL Photo)

66-Bowling group, Vivian Butler, Peggy Cavanaugh, Barney Knipple, Bill Morrison - 03/21/1944 (NSL Photo)

67-Interior view of Car #749 after modernization - No Date (NSL Photo)

68-Closeup of Electroliner Motorman interview, Del Miner - No Date (NSL Photo)

69-Silverliner on display in Waukegan. L to R: Mr. J.H.M. Clinch, President, North Shore; Alderman Archambeault, North Chicago; Conductor L. Huff, on steps; Mr. Dwight L. Smith, General Manager North Shore; Mr. J.J. Dee, General Supt Transportation; Mr. C.E. Thorney, Public relations manager. H. S. Dennie Photo - 05/17/1950 (NSL Photo)

70-Silverliner at Waukegan. L to R: Mr. T.J. Woods, Electrical Engineer; Mr. Nick Mrkobrad, Curve Greaser; Mr. Alex Adams, Section Foreman; Mr. F.J. Kramer, Supt., Way, Structures, and Power. H. S. Dennie Photo - 05/17/1950 (NSL Photo)

76-Photo looking north at KO junction - No Date (NSL Photo)

78-Shop men standing outside of shop building in winter - No Date (NSL Photo)

81b-Two men in office, Highwood. - No Date (NSL Photo)

84b-Two men sitting in office, Highwood - No Date (NSL Photo)

85-Man standing in front of speeder on track, with materials area in background - No Date (NSL Photo)

91-Group of 6 men in shop building - No Date (NSL Photo)

92-Large group of men holding American Flag - No Date (NSL Photo)

93-Edited photo of end of Car #752 - No Date (NSL Photo)

94-North Shore Electrical team receiving First Aid medals - 1929 (NSL Photo)

95-Interior of Dining Car - No Date (NSL Photo)

(43)17-North Shore Railroad Victory Gardens in Evanston - Henry Cordell, Master Mechanic - No Date (NSL Photo)

18-North Shore Railroad Victory Gardens in Evanston - Mr. J Chambers (Left), Chicago Motor Coach Co.; D.T. Nelson (Right), Auditor Capital Expenditures - No Date (NSL Photo)

75-Two car train with #739 on rear enters Milwaukee terminal in snow - 02/02/1947 (George Krambles/NSL Photo)

76-Birney #327 at Milwaukee Terminal in snow - 02/02/1947 (George Krambles/NSL Photo)

77-Soldier in helmet, Lt. Col. Don Zealou - 06/01/1944 (NSL Photo)

91-Two men stand outside near automobile - 06/30/1943 (United Photo Service, Kenosha/NSL Photo)

163-Man holding very large fish outside garage - 04/15/1947 (NSL Photo)

164-Three photos of track work on Milw division. Men shoveling ballast off flatcar, men near old buses, freshly ballasted track - No Date (NSL Photo)

165-Looking North, men shoveling ballast off flatcar pulled by Crane #607 on Milw Division. - No Date (NSL Photo)

166-Looking South, men shoveling ballast off flatcar pulled by Crane #607 on Milwaukee Division - No Date (NSL Photo)

169-Car #213 in Milwaukee with disc lowered onto street at 6th and Wisconsin, Milwaukee - 02/02/1947 (George Krambles/NSL Photo)

214-View East across North Chicago switching RR tracks to North Chicago Car Barn - No Date (NSL Photo)

215-Walter Guifer and Emmet Garity in uniform holding gavel (possibly from American Legion 753??) - No Date (NSL Photo)

224-J. W. Simmons and Dwight L. Smith - No Date (NSL Photo)

225-L to R: Dan Walsh, John Dee, Bernard J. Fallon - No Date (NSL Photo)

226-Large group photo of men. Rear, standing: Charles Nelson, Chester Thomas, Ray Hand, J. W. Simons, Dick Harris, A. C. Antes, Elmer Brown, Mike Wittry, Mort Gilkison, Louis Scheuer, Blaine Cook, Pete Naughton, Wm. A. Hasney. Front: Mike McInerney, George Mansfield, David Jones, Cliff Huttleson, Fred Fabry, Del Buffham, August Tapp, Tom Spellman - No Date (NSL Photo)

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