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4 2015 Issue Overview

In This Issue:
  • CGW Locomotive EMD FP7 #116-A Photo Hub City Railway Museum Oelwein Iowa 2015 - Jeff Terry photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP35 #864 Photo Lancaster Wisconsin 1971 - Mike Schafer photo
  • CNW / CMStP&O / USRA / Service Flag Activities During World War II - Dave Phillips / Archives Report
  • Lake States Railroad Historical Society & Archives - LSRHSA - New Facility Photo Baraboo Wisconisn 2015 - Mike Lenzen photo
  • Project CREATE - GS25 Activities West Chicago Illinois 2015 - Michael W. Blaczak / North Western News
  • Passenger Service - Eau Claire Wisconsin to St Paul Minnesota Promotion 2015 - Michael Osweiler / Bryan J. Howell / North Western News
  • Frac Sand Loading Decrease in Wisconsin 2015 - Michael Osweiler / Bryan J. Howell / North Western News
  • WSOR Plymouth Wisconsin to Kohler Wisconsin Right of Way Reconstruction Activities 2015 - Rich Peters / North Western News
  • Ellis & Eastern RR Acquires ex-Northern Pacific Railway Yard Sioux Falls South Dakota 2015 - John Staebell / North Western News
  • Rapid City & Eastern RR Activities Summer / Autumn 2015 - North Western News
  • CNW Business Car #440 Photo Mid-Continent Railway Museum North Freedom Wisconsin 2015 - Dave Mikelson photo
  • Mid-Continent Railway Museum Awarded $10,000 Grant for ex-CNW 4-6-0 Ten-Wheeler #1385 Restoration 2015 - Tom Sharrat
  • CNWHS West Wisconsin Division Meet Photos & Activities 2015 - Dave Mikelson
  • CNWHS Wisconsin Division Meet Photo & Activities 2015 - David Nelson
  • Black River & Northern RR [Static] BLW 4-6-0 Ten-Wheeler Locomotive #1 Photo Merrillan Wisconsin 2015 - Dave Mikelson photo
  • Fairbanks Morse 38D-6 Diesel Electric Locomotive Prime Mover Photo Beloit Wisconsin 2015 - David Nelson photo
  • ALCO 251F Diesel Electric Locomotive Prime Mover Photo Beloit Wisconsin 2015 - David Nelson photo
  • The North Western's Original Geeps : Part 8 - Class of 1960 : #1774 - #1779 - Raymond M.Jorgensen
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1775 Engineer's Side Photo Chicago Illinois 1979 - Preston Cook photo
  • CNW Way Car #10946 Photo Chicago Illinois 1979 - Preston Cook photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1775 Fireman's Side Photo in Bicentennial Paint Scheme Milwaukee Wisconsin 1975 - Paul Hunnel photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1774 Rear Quarter Photo Chicago Illinois 1968 - Raymond M. Jorgensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive Specification Drawing EMD GP18 1963 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD F7 No # Photo w/ Major Parts & Panels Removed Chicago Illinois 1960 - EMD Photo 59-2716
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1775 Front Quarter Photo Butler Wisconsin 1967 - Raymond M. Jorgensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1778 Engineer's Side Photo Proviso Illinois 1967 - Raymond M. Jorgensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1779 Photo Leading Freight Train River Forest Illinois 1978 - Phil Weibler photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1774 Engineer's Side Photo Melrose Park Illinois 1982 - George Horna photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1778 Leading Sister Locomotives & Freight Train Deval Tower Des Plaines Illinois 1969 - Irme Quastler photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1776 Photo in Standard Green & Yellow Paint Scheme Elk Grove Illinois 1979 - Jim Neubauer photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1776 Fireman's Side Photo Proviso Illinois 1967 - Raymond M. Jorgensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1776 Rear Quarter Photo Proviso Illinois 1967 - Raymond M. Jorgensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD G18 #1776 Photo Leading Freight Train Highland Park Illinois 1968 - Joe PIersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1776 Photo in Bicentennial Paint Scheme Melrose Park Illinois 1978 - Paul Hunnel photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1779 Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1968 - Raymond M. Jorgensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1779 Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1968 - Raymond M. Jorgensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1777 Photo Fireman's Side Chicago Illinois 1981 - Tony Vanier photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1777 Photo Engineer's Side Des Moines Iowa 1982 - Ken Kessler photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1777 Photo Engineer's Side Fremont Nebraska 1967 - Raymond M. Jorgensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1778 Photo Engineer's Front Quarter Photo St Paul Minnesota 1979 - Alan Christenson photo
  • Recollections of the C&NW Through Clark, South Dakota - Ed Elkins
  • CNW Locomotive BLW DRS-6-6-1500M #1502 w/ EMD Prime Mover Photo Ironwood Michigan 1961 - Robert C. Anderson photo
  • CNW Map Depicting Rights of Way Passing Through and Near Clark South Dakota 1907 - WRP Collection
  • CNW TimeTable #75 Minneapolis to Redfield South Dakota 1910 - WRP Collection
  • CNW TimeTable #75-1/2 Minneapolis to Vesta Minnesota 1910 - WRP Collection
  • CNW TimeTable #76 Minneapolis to Redwood Falls Minnesota 1910 - WRP Collection
  • CNW TimeTable #77 Minneapolis to Marshall Minnesota 1910 - WRP Collection
  • CNW TimeTable #78 Minneapolis to Astoria Minnesota 1910 - WRP Collection
  • CNW TimeTable #79 Minneapolis to Groton South Dakota 1910 - WRP Collection
  • CNW TimeTable #80 Minneapolis to Gettysburg South Dakota via Mankato & Brookings 1910 - WRP Collection
  • CNW TimeTable #80-1/2 Minneapolis to Gettysburg South Dakota via Mankato &Huron South Dakota 1910 - WRP Collection
  • CNW TimeTable #81 Redfield Aberdeen & Oakes via Brookings & Watertown 1910 - WRP Collection
  • CNW Map Depicting Changes in Right of Ways in Western Minnesota and in South Dakota 1973 - WRP Collection
  • CNW Locomotive ALCO RS-2 #1503 Photo Clark South Dakota 1972 - Raymond M. Jorgensen photo
  • CNW Train Crew Members and Depot Agent Photos Clark South Dakota No Date - Ed Elkins photo
  • CNW Depot Exterior View Photo Clark South Dakota 1979 - Ed Elkins photo
  • CNW Depot Interior View Photo Clark South Dakota 1979 - Ed Elkins photo
  • CNW Freight Train View Photo from Caboose Bay Window Watertown South Dakota 1980 - Ed Elkins photo
  • CNW Locomotive ALCO RS-2 #4242 Photos on Last Trip to Clark South Dakota 1981 - Ed Elkins photos
  • CNW Crew Members Photo on Last Trip to Clark South Dakota 1981 - Clark County Courier photo / Ed Elkins collection
  • CNE Excess Railroad Switching Equipment Photo Clark South Dakota 1981 - Ed Elkins photo
  • Scenes of the Ridge Runner Route - Karland Kilian
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP7 #1630 Photo Leading Local Freight Train Verona Wisconsin 1973 - Terry Norton photo
  • CNW Train Crews Photo Meeting at Montfort Wisconsin 1950's -1960's - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Wisconsin Division Map 1972 - Karland Kilian collection
  • CNW Lancaster and Platteville Sub-division Map - Karland Kilian collection
  • CNW TimeTable #23 Platteville & Galena 1910 - CNW Document / Karland Kilian collection
  • CNW TimeTable Lancaster Subdivision 1972 - CNW Document / Karland Kilian collection
  • CNW TimeTable Platteville Subdivision 1972 - CNW Document / Karland Kilian collection
  • CNW 36-inch Gaged ALCO Schenectady Locomotive 2-6-0 #279 Photo Fennimore Wisconsin 1909 - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Depot and Envrons Photo Fennimore Wisconsin 1909 - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW DEpot Photo w/ Signals Instruction Car #2730 Montfort Wisconsin 1915 - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Locomotive Class Q 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #1180 Photo Cuba City Wisconsin 1938 - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Depot Photo Lancaster Wisconsin & Environs No Date - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Depot Photo w/ Passenger Train Dodgeville Wisconsin No Date - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Depot Photo Stitzer Wisconsin No Date - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Depot Ipswitch Wisconsin 1966 - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Locomotive Class R-1 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #344 Photo Leading Passenger Train Lancaster Wisconsin 1950 - William Armstrong photo
  • CNW Locomotive Class R-1 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #764 Photo at Platte River Bridge 1937 - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Depot Interior View Photo Cuba City Wisconsin No Date - CNWHS Archives Collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP35 Photo Leading Freight Train Lancaster Wisconsin 1971 - Mike Schafer photo
  • CNW Depot Photo Mt Horeb Wisconsin No Date - Mike Schafer photo
  • CNW Depot & Environs Livingston Wisconsin 1971 - Mike Schafer photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP35 #864 Photo Switching Cuba CIty Wisconsin 1971 - Mike Schafer photo
  • CNW RR Photo Blue Mounds Wisconsin & Environs 1979 - Karland Kilian collection
  • Photos of CNW Right of Way at Rewey, Cobb, Barneveld, Reilly's Station Wisconsin 1979 - Karland Kilian collection
  • Photos of CNW Right of Way Photo at Montfort Junction, Klevenville, and Edmund Wisconsin 1979 - Karland Kilian collection
  • CGW #116-A : Surviving FP7 Looks to Ride the Rails Again - Jerry Huddleston
  • CGW Locomotive EMD FP7 #116-A Photo Oelwein Iowa 2015 #1 - Jeff Terry photo
  • CGW Locomotive EMD FP7 #116-A Photo Oelwein Iowa 2015 #2 - Jeff Terry photo
  • CGW Locomotive EMD FP7 #116-A Photo Leading Freight Train Hub City Railway Museum Oelwein Iowa 2015? - Dan Kwarciany photo
  • CGW Locomotive EMD FP7 #116-A Photo in Red Paint Scheme Oelwein Iowa 1964 - A. Robert Johnson photo
  • ex- CGW [Norfolk Southern RR] EMD F7B Units #113-D [4275] & #114-B [4276] Photo No Location No Date - Dan Kwarciany photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP18 #1776 Photo in Bicentennial Paint Scheme Rockford Illinois 1976 - Mike Schafer photo

Editor's Notes:
Features
10 The North Western’s Original Geeps

Part 8 — The Class of 1960: 1774-1779

by Raymond M. Jorgensen

20 Recollections of the C&NW Through Clark, South Dakota

by Ed Elkins

36 Scenes of the Ridge Runner Route

by Karland Kilian

50 CGW 116-A — Surviving FP7 Looks to Ride the Rails Again

by Jerry Huddleston



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