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1 2015 Issue Overview

In This Issue:
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8610 Leading MT Coal Train Council Bluffs Iowa 1994 - Richard Steffen photo
  • Lou Schmitz Obit [1926-2014] - Ray Jorgensen
  • Patrick C. Dorn Obit [1939 - 2014] - Ray Jorgensen
  • CNWHS Archives to Produce Metal Plaques 2015 - Dave Phillips
  • CNWHS to Reproduce CNW Pamphlets and Documents 2015 - Dave Phillips
  • St Louis Prototype Modelers' Meet Model Photos 2015 - Dennis Norris photos
  • Athearn to Produce HO-Scale CGW GA 50-Ft Boxcar in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Athearn to Produce HO-Scale CNW PS-2 Series 2600 Yellow Hopper Car in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Athearn to Produce HO-Scale Locomotive GP7 Chop Nose [Oelwein Rebuild] in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Athearn to Produce HO-Scale 50 ft Fruehauf Z-Van Trailer w/ Employee Owned Herald in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Walthers to Produce HO-Scale Russell Snowplow CGW #4051 in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Walthers to Produce HO-Scale ex-CNW Commuter Coach & Cab/Coach Cars for RTA/METRA 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Intermountain Introduces HO-Scale CNW EMD SD40-2 in "Old Yellow" Paint Scheme in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Accurail Introduces HO-Scale CNW PS-2 Hopper Car #4750 in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Atlas to Introduce N-Scale CNW Locomotive Alco S-2 's #1011 + #1015 + #1035 in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Atlas to Introduce N-Scale CNW Locomotive EMD GP30 #'s 810 + 818 + 819 in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Atlas to Introduce N-Scale CNW 90 Ft Hopper [Green + Yellow Ends] in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • Atlas to Introduce N-Scale CNW 40 Ft PS-1 Boxcar in 2 Numbers in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • MicroTrains to Introduce N-Scale CNW 50 Ft Steel Side Gondola w/ Fixed Ends [Green + Yellow Lettering] in 2015 - Dennis Norris
  • City of Cedar Rapids Iowa to Acquire former CNW Passenger Right of Way 2015 - Bill Eley / North Western News
  • Ex-CNW Way Car / Caboose #10935 in use in Waukegan Illinois Area 2015 - Bill Eley / North Western News
  • Collapse of Crude Oil Prices vs Frac Sand Production & Train Movements 2015 - Dan Blink / Stephen Whiting / North Western News
  • Huntley Illinois to Construct New AMTRAK Passenger Depot with ILL DOT Funding 2015 - David Streeter / Mike Schaefer / North Western News
  • CIty of Rockford Illinois Selects Site for New AMTRAK Depot 2015 - David Streeter / Mike Schaefer / North Western News
  • M&StL RR Depot in Aberdeen South Dakota Acquired by Tom Hurlbert 2014 - David Voeltz / North Western News
  • Annandale Minnesota Railroad Museum Activities 1973 - 2014 - David P. Jordan / North Western News
  • Peoria County Illinois Acceptes Illinois Grant to Acquire ex-CNW Elm Subdivision R. O. W. 2014 - David P. Jordan / North Western News
  • CN Ry Green Bay Area Railroad Activities 2015 - Jim Elbe / North Western News
  • Wis DOT & Wisconsin & Southern RR to Reactivate Reedsburg - Madison - Cottage Grove R. O. W. 2015 - North Western News
  • Wisconsin Northern RR to Extend R. O. W. 2015 - North Western News
  • Wisconsin Great Northern RR Enters Freight Transportation Service 2014 - Trains NewsWire / North Western News
  • South Dakota DOT Approves Funding for Rapid CIty Pierre & Eastern RR Upgrading Projects 2014 - Matt Luebeck / North Western News
  • Wisconsin Great Northern RR Locomotive EMD SD40-2 #6006 [ex-Algoma Central RR] Photo w/ Pulpwood Car & Caboose Hayward Wisconsin 2014 - Steve Smedley Photo
  • Omaha - Council-Bluffs CNW Pictorial - CNWHS Staff
  • CNW - UPY Switching Activities Photo Omaha Nebraska 1995 - Ken Church photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP9R #4552 Photo Leading Transfer Train Omaha Nebraska 1985 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP7R #4289 in Switching Duty Photo Omaha Nebraska 1981 - Alan Christianson photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40-2 Leads Maersk Stack Train Photo Omaha Nebraska 1991 - Ken Church photo
  • CNW / CStPM&O RR Freight House Photo West Minneapolis Minnesota 1950's - CNWHS Collection
  • CNW / CStPM&O RR Double High-Mast Signal Tower Omaha Nebraska No Date - C. G. Stecher photo
  • CNW Locomotive Class D 4-4-2 Atlantic #1298 Leads Omaha-to-Norfolk Nebraska Passenger Train Omaha Nebraska 1945 - CNWHs Collection
  • CNW Locomotive Alco - GE C40-8 #8513 Leading MT Coal Train Photo OMaha Nebraska 1994 - George Cockle photo
  • CNW Gas-Electric Motor Car #9932 Photo w/ Trailer Photo Omaha Nebraska 1935 - Dick Wilson photo
  • Post Card Depicting CNW Depot & Bridge in Omaha Nebraska No Date - No Citation
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD60 #8011 Leading MT Coal Train Photo No Location 1992 - George Cockle photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP50 #5058 Leading Train Photo Council Bluffs Iowa 1987 - T. N. Colbert photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD TRA2 #1013 Photo @ Turntable Council Bluffs Iowa 1987 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD45 #6568 Photo @ Enginehouse Council Bluffs Iowa 1986 - Ken Church photo
  • CNW [Missouri Pacific RR] Leased Locomotive EMD SD40 #3049 Photo @ Coaling Tower Council Bluffs Iowa 1988 - Ken Church photo
  • CNW Coaling Tower Photo Council Bluffs Iowa 1994 - George Cockle photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD60 #8011 Photo @ Coaling Tower Council Bluffs Iowa 1994 - George Cockle photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP9R #4456 [Chopped Nose] Photo Council Bluffs Iowa 1987 - George Cockle photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40-2 #6900 Leading Coal Train @ Signal Tower Council Bluffs Iowa 1994 - George Cockle photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8601 Leading Coal Train Photo Council Bluffs Iowa 1994 - George Cockle photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP9R #4556 Leading Coal Train Photo Council Bluffs Iowa 1992 - George Cockle photo
  • CNW Locomotive 4-6-2 Pacific #1650 Photo @ Council Bluffs Depot 1940's - CNWHS Collection
  • CNW Roundhouse Photo Council Bluffs Iowa 1992 - George Cockle photo
  • CNW Locomotive Class E-2 4-6-2 Pacific #2904 Photo @ Service Facilities Council Bluff Iowa 1940's - CNWHS Collection
  • CNW Turntable Photo Council Bluffs Iowa 1986 - George Cockle photo
  • The Coming of Railway Bus Service : Part II - RIchard Steffen
  • Interstate Transit Bus Company White 1929 Model 54 Bus Photo No Location No Date - Richard Steffen collection
  • Interstate Transit Bus Company Schedule Advertisement 1937 - Richard Steffen collection
  • CNW [Princeton and North Western] Railroad Locomotive #1400 Stopped at Princeton Wisconsin Depot 1924? - Richard Steffen collection
  • Interstate Transit Bus Company White 1929 Model 54 Bus Photo No Location No Date #410 - Richard Steffen collection
  • Northland Transportation Company Fageol Motor Company Safety Coach Photo Hibbing Minnesota 1922 - Richard Steffen collection
  • CNW Stages 25 Passenger Bus Interior View No Location No Date - CNWHS collection
  • CNW Stages 25 Passenger Bus Exterior View No Location No Date - CNWHS collection
  • Tobie's Cafe Beanery Servicing Railroad Bus Lines Hinckley Minnesota 1950's - Richard Steffen collection
  • Railroad Map of Central Mid-West Depicting Multitude of Rail Lines in Existence 1936 - Richard Steffen collection
  • Union Pacific Stage White Motor Bus #456 Photo No Location 1933 - Richard Steffen collection
  • CNW Stages 25 Passenger Bus Exterior View Ft Dodge Iowa 1929 - Richard Steffen collection
  • CNW Stage Bus Schedules #44 - #50 & #74 - #89 1936 - Richard Steffen collection
  • Ft Dodge Des Moines & Southern Transportation Motor Coach Bus Photo No Location 1931 - Richard Steffen collection
  • Railroad Bus Driver Attired in Typical Clothing No Location No Date - Richard Steffen collection
  • CMStP&P [Milwaukee Road] Ry White Model 51 Motor Coach Bus Storm City Iowa No Date - Richard Steffen collection
  • Interstate Transit Bus Company Advertisement 1941 - Richard Steffen collection
  • Northland Transportation Company Fageol Motor Company Safety Coach Photo Minneapolis Minnesota 1926 - Richard Steffen collection
  • Interstate Transit Bus Company Schedules / TimeTables1947 - Richard Steffen collection
  • CNW / Union Pacific Stage Lines Schedule & Advertisement 1939 - Richard Steffen collection
  • Mack Motor Coach Bus Photo Santa Cruz California 1927 - Richard Steffen collection
  • Table: List of Bus Services 1925 - 197 - Richard Steffen compiler
  • Working the "03" & "06" Switch Jobs [National City & East St Louis Illinois] - Charles L. Voyles
  • CNW Locomotive BLW VO-660 #1244 Photo East St Louis Illinois? No Date - Joe Stauber photo
  • Right of Way Plan View Drawing / Station Map East St Louis Junction Railroad 1974 - Charles L. Voyles collection
  • Territory and Physical Connections of the Litchfield and Madison Railroad 1934 - Charles L. Voyles collection
  • CNW Daily Time Records [East St Louis Junction RR] for Charles L. Voyles 1977 - 1978 - Charles L. Voyles collection
  • East St Louis Junction RR Completed Job Application Form 1919 - Charles L. Voyles collection
  • Pielet Brothers Giant Automobile Shredder Photo National City Stock Yards No Date - Charles L. Voyles collection
  • Bud Gerstner [CNW MEchanical Department] Photo Madison Illinois 1990's - Charles L. Voyles collection
  • Coug Bursham [CNW MEchanical Department] Photo Madison Illinois 1990's - Charles L. Voyles collection
  • No. 81 & No. 82 Meet Head-On - Jerry Penry
  • CNW Yard Elevated Photo w/ Depot & Grain Elevator Ainsworth Nebraska No Date - Jerry Penry collection
  • James Ainsworth [CNW Chief Surveyor & Civil Engineer] Portrait Photo No Location No Date - Jerry Penry collection
  • CNW Train 81 & Train 82 Head-On Collision Photo Ainsworth Nebraska 1906 - Dawes County Historical Society photo
  • Railroad Map of Ainsworth Nebraska and Environs 1906? - Jerry Penry designer
  • CNW Timetable for Trains 81 & 82 Through Ainsworth Nebraska 1906 - Jerry Penry collection
  • Ex-CNW Right of Way Photos in Current Appearance 2014? - Jerry Penry photos
  • Wisconsin Great Northern RR Locomotive EMD SD40-2 #6006 [ex-Algoma Central RR] Photo w/ Lumber Cars & Caboose Hayward Wisconsin 2014 - Steve Smedley Photo

Editor's Notes:
In this issue;
Omaha-Council Bluffs C&NW Pictorial
The Coming of Railway Bus Service Part 2 by Richard Steffen
Working the 03 and 06 Switch Job by Charles L. Voyles
No. 81 and No. 82 Meet Head-On by Jerry Penry


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