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An Illinois not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of the C&NW and its predecessor roads since 1973.

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50 Years of C&NWHS!

Hard to believe the Chicago & North Western Historical Society has been around for 50 years! Come celebrate at our annual convention this year which will be held at Union and the Illinois Railway Museum and the site of our archives building. For more information, see the convention information page.