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Spring 1985 Issue Overview

In This Issue:
  • CNWHS Annual Meet Model Contest 1985 - Clem Devine
  • The Marshalltown Iowa Shops - Deeded to "Hook & Eye" for $1 : Iowa Central RR : Minneapolis & St Louis RR : M&StL RR - Dennis Holmes / Vaughn Ward
  • The CGW's First Sunday in Marshalltown Iowa - Randy Garnhart
  • Current Operations on the C&NW at Marshalltown - Paul Swanson
  • The General Shops of the Iowa Central RR in 1908 : M&StL RR : Minneapolis & St Louis RR
  • The CNW Iowa Division - Fast Running in "The Corn Belt" - Bob Baker
  • An Outline History of the CNW Marshalltown Shops : M&STL RR : Minneapolis & St Louis RR - Paul Swanson
  • A Brief Railroad History of Marshalltown Iowa : M&StL RR : Minneapolis & St Louis RR : CNW RR - Paul Swanson
  • CGW Caboose #629 Photo Trailing Train #42 Marshalltown Iowa 1966 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • Eastern Nebraska Chapter of National Railroad Historical Society Pursues Acquisition of Fremont & Elkhorn Valley RR 1985 - Gregg Weber
  • The Whitcombs C&NW's Little Diesels "That Could" article by CLem Devine Addendum 1985 - John Greedy
  • Whitcomb Locomotive 44-DE-18 #201 & #1205 Addendum - Joe Strapac
  • CNW 40th Street Diesel Shop Opening Date Information - E. M. Lewis
  • CNW Plans for Success Following Failure to Win Bid for Acquisition of Chicago Milwaukee St Paul & Pacific [Milwaukee Road] Railway 1985 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Retains Consulting Firm to Review Norfolk Southern RR's Proposal to Acquire Conrail 1985 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW in Concert with UPRY & MKT RR Receives 6-month Contract to Transport Coal from Powder River Basin Wyoming 1985 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Engineers Design & Construct Precast Bridge Elements 1985 - CNW News
  • CNW Retains Operator at Merrillan Wisconsin 1985 - Merrillan Chronicle newspaper
  • CNW Reduces Number of "circus" Piggyback Loading and Unloading Ramps 1985 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Plans to De-Activate Automatic Train Control System Between West Dennison and Council Bluffs Iowa 1985 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Bi-Level Commuter Equipment Begins Service on RTA Trackage 1985 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Earnings for 1984 Reported 1985 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Butler - Jefferson Junction Activitites 1985 - Andy Smith
  • CNW Abandonment attempts of Iowa Falls - Eldora & Owasa - Eldora Detailed and Clarified 1985 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Roster of Category I Rights of Way Abandonments Listing - Michael W. Blaszak
  • Iowa Central RR Headquarters Photo 1870 - 1903 - Paul Swanson collection
  • CNW Marshalltown Union Station Photo 1900 - Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • CGW Depot Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1910 - Paul Swanson collection
  • CNW Marshalltown Union Station Photo 1915 - Paul Swanson collection
  • CNW Locomotive Class E 4-6-2 Pacific #1643 Photo Leading Passenger Train #15 'Mountain Bluebird' Marshalltown Iowa 1935 - Otto C. Perry photo / Denver Public Library collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD F7A #4092C Photo Leading Train #20 Gilman Iowa 1984 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • CNW 4 Locomotive Lashup Photo Leading Freight Train #19 Marshalltown Iowa 1962 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • Marshalltown Iowa & Vicinity Railroad Map ca. 1888 - John L. Hodson
  • kCNW Marshalltown Yard Panoramic Photo 1982 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • BN RR 'San Francisco Zephyr' Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1952 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • M&StL Shop Facilities Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1966 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • CNW Enginehouse Photo w/ Denizens Thereof 1978 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • CGW Wrecker Photo @ Marshalltown Shops & Yard 1978 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • CNW Diesel Shop Interior Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1985 - Paul Swanson photo
  • CNW Sand Tower Facility Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1984 - Paul Swanson photo
  • Iowa Central RR Machine Shop Facility Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1870's - Times-Republican newspaper
  • Iowa Central RR Roundhouse Photo Late 1800's - Times-Republican newspaper
  • Iowa Central RR Locomotive BLW 0-6-0 Switcher #7 Photo Builder's Photo 1898 - H. L. Broadbent collection / Paul Swanson collection
  • Iowa Central RR Locomotive BLW 2-8-0 Consolidation #81 Builder's Photo 1898 - H. L. Broadbent collection / Paul Swanson collection
  • Iowa Central RR Locomotive BLW 2-6-0 Mogul #200 Builder's Photo 1908 - H. L. Broadbent collection / Paul Swanson collection
  • Iowa Central RR Locomotive BLW 2-6-0 Mogul #9 Builder's Photo 1908 - H. L. Broadbent collection / Paul Swanson collection
  • CNW Westbound Train Report 25August1984 - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Eastbound Train Report 25August1984 - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40-2 #6925 Photo w/ Train EMGCA Marshalltown Iowa 1984 - Bob Baker photo
  • CNW Track Layout Plan Marshalltown Iowa 1970 - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP9 #4515 Photo Leading Freight Train ex-CGW Diamond Marshalltown Iowa Marshalltown Iowa No Date - Ron Sims photo
  • CNW Track Layout Plan Marshalltown Iowa 1984 - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Yard Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1984 - Bob Baker photo
  • CNW Freight Trains Photo w/ Semaphore Signal Marshalltown Iowa 1981 - Bob Baker photo
  • CNW [ M&StL ] Trackage Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1979 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • M&StL Depot Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1948 - Don Christensen photo
  • CNW System Main Lines in Iowa Map - 1984 - John L. Hodson
  • Chicago Iowa & Nebraska RR TimeTable #2 Clinton to Cedar Rapids Iowa 1860 - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Train #28 'San Francisco Overland Photo' at High Bridge Boone Iowa 1947 - Don Christensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive Class E 4-6-2 Pacific #650 Photo @ Coaling Tower Clinton Iowa 1955 - Don Christensen photo
  • CNW Locomotive Class J 2-8-2 Mikado #2596 Photo Leading Freight Train Woodbine Iowa 1929 - Otto Perry Photo / Denver Public Library Western History Department collection
  • CNW Locomotive Class H 4-8-4 Northern #3031 Photo Leading Train #17 'Portland Rose' Iowa Division 1933 - Otto Perry Photo / Denver Public Library Western History Department collection
  • CNW Locomotive Class E-4 4-6-4 Hudson #4004 Photo Leading Train #717 'Los Angeles Challenger' Council Bluffs Iowa 1938 - Otto Perry Photo / Denver Public Library Western History Department collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD F3A #4052 Photo Leading EMD FT Set & Freight Train Ames Junction Iowa 1950's - CNWHS collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40 #6866 Photo Leading Unit Grain Train Boone Iowa 1984 - Bob Baker photo
  • CNW Train Crossing Kate Shelly High Bridge Photo Boone Iowa 1984 - Carol Baker photo
  • CNW Inspection Car Photo Rebuilt from Budd RDC-3 Unit Boone Iowa 1984 - Paul Swanson photo
  • CNW Model to be Displayed at CNWHS 1985 Annual Meet Photos - Clem Devine
  • CNW [ CGW ] Locomotive EMD GP30 #803 [ 202 ] Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1970 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • CGW Locomotives Photo Leading Freight Train Melbourne Iowa 1964 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • CNW Trackage Photo Marshalltown West End 1966 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • M&StL Locomotive Alco 2-8-2 Light Mikado #619 Photo Marshalltown Iowa 1936 - Ronald D. Sims photo
  • M&StL Locomotive EMD GP9 #710 Photo @ Ackley Iowa Depot 1961 - Philip R. Hastings photo
  • Courting the CGW - An Episode in Rivalry Article Exerpt - H. Roger Grant / Missouri Historical Review 1982
  • CNWHS Contributing Members List Spring 1985 - CNWHS Staff



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