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Spring 1994 Issue Overview

In This Issue:
  • Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR's Boone Iowa High Bridge - Paul Swanson
  • CNW - Related Modelling Products Spring 1994 - Greg Drawbaugh
  • CNW's New C44-9W Locomotives - Michael W. Blaszak
  • Illinois Railway Museum Receives Nebraska Zephyr Trainset of the Burlington Northern RR : Chicago Burlington & Quincy : CB&Q RR
  • C&NW's Last Open Platform Passenger Cars - Joe Follmar
  • The Pairing of the Series #755000 Airslide Covered Hopper Cars - Joe Piersen / Ira Kulbersh
  • M&StL RR's Puddlejumpers : Gas Electric Motor Cars : Minneapolis & St Louis RR - Gene Green
  • Puddlejumpers . . . Something to Remember [M&StL] : Gas Electric Motor Car : Doodlebug - Gene Green / Paul Swanson
  • The M&StL RR Story City Iowa Branch Line Article Errata & Addendum for Winter 1994 Issue
  • Watertown South Dakota and West : M&StL's Final Expansion : Minneapolis & St Louis RR - R. C. Lathrop
  • The M&StL RR West End's Unique Depots : Minneapolis & St Louis RR - R. C. Lathrop and George Nikolas
  • Working on the [M&StL RR's] West End - Mike Raymond
  • The Alco Line Book by Eric Hirsimaki - Bob Baker reviewer
  • The Dinky - C&NW N.[arrow] G.[auge] in Wisconsin Book by G. Condon, R. Felton, & J. Nickoll - Bob Baker reviewer
  • Midwest Sampler VII VHS by Arnold Video Productions, Inc. - Paul Swanson reviewer
  • The C&NW Transportation Co. Calendar for 1994 - Paul Swanson reviewer
  • C&NW #279 - A Long Way From Home - Raymond M. Jorgensen
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GGE-28 Painting Mardshalltown Iowa 1940's - Gil Reid artist
  • M&StL Gas Electric #GE-25 Photo Train #1 Marshalltown Iowa 1935 - Otto C. Perry Photo / Denver Public Library Western History Department collection
  • Sharing Your Personal Railroad Resources Editorial - Paul Swanson editor
  • Arden "Art" Daehler Obit [1923 - 1993] - Don Soshert
  • Frank Mininni Obit [1902 - 1994] - Dave Fiore
  • CNW Locomotive Class M-2 0-6-0 Switcher #??? vs. EMD SW1 #1212 Sterling Illinois 1945 - 1955 - Don Goshert
  • CNWHS North Western Lines Errata & Addendum for Winter 1994 - CNWHS Staff
  • Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR Employee Pay Rate Chart 1943 - Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR Document / George Krambles collection
  • CNW "Nightingale" Train #201 & #202 Last Run Data - Patrick Feesl / Paul Bliss
  • CNW Box-Tank Car Data - Chris Slean / Jerry Drager
  • CNW Limited Length of Unit Coal Trains Information - Bernard Ruopp / Bob Vicker / Jerry Drager
  • CNW Early Manufactured EMD GP35 Locomotives Use w/ Boosters - Slugs Data - Kelvin White / Dennis Eggert / Raymond Jorgenson
  • CGW Locomotive EMD F7A Color Scheme Color Identification - Jason Kliewer / R. C. Bench
  • CNW Numbering Series for 50-Foot Long Flat Cars - Jason Kliewer / R. C. Bench / Pat Murphy
  • CNW Elimination of Link & Pin Coupler Date - Keith Kohlmann / National Geographic Book: "Railroads"
  • CGW Depot of 1950's Freight Door Color Scheme - Scot Mason / Don Vaughn
  • CNW Last Operational Steam Locomotive in Normal Service Date & Location - Robert Guhr / Rick Mills
  • CNW Number of Operational Tunnels - Ray Saron / Jerry Drager / Terry Kranz
  • CNW Switchers Modified to Control Exhaust Noise - Keith Kohlmann / Bob Peterman
  • Identification of CNW Steam Locomotive Operating on Peninsula Division 1943 - Frank Bourke / Bob Guhr / Don Steffen / Jerry Drager / Raymond Jorgenson
  • CNW Locomotive Class R-1 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #952 Photo Stambaugh Michigan 1953 - Don E. Steffen photo
  • CNW Locomotive Class R-1 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #952 Photo Peshtigo Wisconsin 1954 - Don E. Steffen photo
  • CNW - Related Modelling Products Spring 1994 - Greg Drawbaugh
  • Pro-Color Model Paint Review - Greg Drawbaugh reviewer
  • Positioning of Gong Bell on Model CNW Diesel Hoods - Greg Drawbaugh
  • CNW Model Die Casting Railbox 50-Foot Box Car #716195 [ex- CRIP #726195] Specifications & Model Photo - Greg Drawbaugh
  • CNW Locomotives Meet on Western Coal Lines 1994 - A. J. Wolff photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8608 Eastbound Meets CNW GE C42-8 #85?? Myles Hill Wyoming 1994 - A. J. Wolff photo
  • CNW Experiences Severe Motive Power Shortage Late 1993 - Bill Eley / Tom Krawczykowski / C&NW Happenings
  • CNW Continues to Operate EMD SD45 Locomotives Late 1993 - Early 1994 - Charles Heraver / Kent DeSormey / Heath R. Hovland / Bob Stein / Dana Grefe
  • CNW Motive Power Notes for Spring 1994 - C&NW Happenings
  • Green Bay & Western RR Alco Locomotives Used by Wisconsin Central [Fox River Valley] RR for Green Bay to Butler Movements 1993 - 1994 - Bill Christopher / Andrew Nelson
  • Locotrol Returns to the UPY - C&NW Happenings
  • Minntac Minnesota to Escanaba Michigan Iron Ore Trains Resume Operations 1993 - 1994 - Bill Christopher / C&NW Happenings
  • CNW Coal Operations News - The Mixed Train / C&NW Happenings
  • CNW Gondola Mounted Hydraulic Assisted Crane Performs Maintenance of Way Duties Des Moines Iowa 1994 - Ron Sims photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP38-2 #4180 Photo Leading Freight Train Fort Dodge Iowa 1993 - Larry C. Carter photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD50 #7010 Winter Scene Photo Leading Train MLTA3 Boone Iowa 1993 - Dana Grefe Photo
  • CNW Iowa Coal Train Movements and Operations - LaVerne W. Andreessen / Bill Eley
  • CNW Originates Record 661 Coal Trains January 1994 - C&NW Happenings
  • CNW / UPY Loses Geneva Steel Company's Iron Ore Movements to Wisconsin Central Ltd RR 1994 - C&NW Happenings
  • CNW Shuts Down East Minneapolis Yard During December 1993 - Karl Rasmussen / Heath Hovland / LaVerne W. Andreessen
  • CNW Proviso - Belvidere Illinois Train SMBEQ Restored December 1993 - C&NW Happenings
  • CNW - UPY Interchange Power Units 1993 - Lance Wales
  • CB&Q RR "Nebraska Zephyr" Train Makes 2 Trips Illinois RR Museum Union Illinois 1993 - North Western Limited / Tom Krawczykowski
  • UPY Rebuilt EMD E-Units & Executive Business Train Travel Omaha Nebraska to Chicago 1994 - C&NW Happenings
  • CNW Locomotive Repainting News 1993 - 1994 - Heath R. Hovland / Ken Larson
  • CNW Motive Power Notes for Spring 1994 - Dean Sauvola / Dana Grefe / Heath R. Hovland / Ken Larson / Ron Sims / North Western Limited / Les Kasten
  • CNW Issues New Rulebook 19 April 1994 - C&NW Happenings
  • CNW Roundhouse Remaining Stalls Razed Sioux City Iowa 1993 - Dana Grefe
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD38-2 Receives Traditional Yellow [& Green] Paint Scheme 1993 per Photo - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP38-2 #4607 Photo Moving Train KCOMA South River Bottoms Iowa 1994 - Ron Sims photo
  • C&NW Holdings Corporation Reports $24.5 Million After Tax Net Earnings 4th Quarter 1993 - C&NW Happenings
  • METRA Commuter Service Notes 1994 - C&NW Happenings
  • DM&E RR Withdraws Opposition to UPY - CNW Merger 1993 - C&NW Happenings
  • DM&E RR Box Elder Creek Bridge Damaged by Derailment Owanka South Dakota 1994 - Jim seacrest
  • ICC Receives Comments re: UPY - CNW Merger 1993 - C&NW Happenings
  • CNW Covered Hopper #490245 Photos Elmhurst Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photos
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40-2 Photo Leading Business Special #ZZRAJ Boone Iowa 1993 - Dana Grefe Photo
  • ICC Accepts Protest Applications from 3 Railroads re: UPY - CNW Merger 1994 - C&NW Happenings
  • 41.4 Mile-Long Buffalo Ridge RR - Agate to Manly Minnesota - Fails Financially 1994 - C&NW Happenings
  • Governor's Decision May Lead to Restoration of RR Service on ex- CNW Norfolk to Chadron Right of Way 1993 - Michael M. Bartels / Jim Seacrest
  • CNW Locomotive BLW Class D-11 2-6-0 Mogul #279 Photo [Preserved] Engineer Side Pioche Nevada 1987 - Raymond M. Jorgensen
  • CNW Locomotive BLW Class D-11 2-6-0 Mogul #279 Photo [Preserved] Fireman Side Pioche Nevada 1987 - Raymond M. Jorgensen
  • CNW Paired [at "A" End] Air Slide Covered Hoppers #755000 Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Paired Hopper #755002 Close Up Detail Photos Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Roster of Converted Paired Airslide Hopper Cars December 1993 - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Paired Airslide Hopper Cars #75500 Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR's Boone High Bridge - Paul Swanson
  • Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR Interurban Car Crosses Boone High Bridge No Date - M. D. McCarter collection
  • Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR Interurban Crosses Wooden Trestle [to be Replaced by Steel High Bridge] Over Des Moines River No Date - Iowa Historical Society
  • Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR Car #64 Crosses Boone High Steel Bridge 1940 - M. D. McCarter collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP9 #4547 Photo Leading Excursion Train Across Boone High Steel Bridge 1984 - Paul Swanson photo
  • M&StL St Louis Car Co. Gas Electric Motor Car Series GE-1 "Peoria" & GE-3# "Oskaloosa" Specification Chart w/ Engineer Side View Elevation + Plan View Drawings 1929 - 1930 - CNW Document / Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • M&StL St Louis Car Co. Diesel Electric Motor Car Series GE-25 "Albert Lea" + GE-26 "Ft Dodge" + GE-27 "Des Moines" + GE-28 "Watertown" Specification Chart w/ Elevation Engineer Side View + Plan View Drawing 1930 - CNW Document / Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • M&StL St Louis Car Co. Diesel Electric Motor Car Series GE-30 No Name Specification Chart w/ Engineer Side View Elevation Drawing 1931 & 1950 - CNW Document / Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-31 Photo Deep Haven Minnesota 1946 - William F. Armstrong photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-3 "Oskaloosa" Photo Albert Lea Minnesota 1930's - Vaughn R. Ward photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-2 "New Ulm" Photo Rolfe Minnesota 1945 - William F. Armstrong photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-26 "Ft Dodge" Photo No Location No Date - Vaughn R. Ward photo
  • M&StL Gas / Diesel Electric Motor Car [Puddlejumper / Doodlebug] Routes Minnesota Iowa & Illinois No Date - CNWHS collection
  • M&StL Gas / Diesel Electric Motor Car [Puddlejumper / Doodlebug] Roster 1929 - 1964 - Gene Green
  • M&StL St Louis Car Co. Gas Electric Motor Car Series GE-28 "Watertown" Photo Cedar Lake Minnesota 1930 - Vaughn R. Ward photo
  • M&StL Gas / Diesel Electric Motor Car Route Listing 1930's - Vaughn R. Ward
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-25 "Albert Lea" Photo w/ Train 7 Marshalltown Iowa 1949 - William F. Armstrong photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-26 "Ft Dodge" Photo 1947 - M. D. McCarter photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-30 Photo Cedar Lake Iowa No Date - Vaughn R. Ward photo
  • M&StL Passenger Train Route Chart 1927 - 1960 - Gene Green
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #31 Photo Showing Rooftop Ventilators Albert Lea Minnesota 1939 - Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-26 "Ft Dodge" Photo Des Moines Iowa 1946 - Gordon E. Lloyd photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-30 & #GE-31 Photo Albert Lea Minnesota Pre-1925 - Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • M&StL Gas / Diesel Electric Motor Car Assignment Roster April 1932 - Gene Green
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-25 "Albert Lea" Photo Boyd Minnesota 1948 - Ernest Lehmann photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor CarPhoto w/ Streamlined Coach as Trailer No Location No Date - William F. Armstrong photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-26 "Ft Dodge" Photo No Location 1930's - Vaughn R. Ward photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-31 Photo Boyd Minnesota 1948 - Ernest Lehmann photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-29 Night Photo No Location No Date - Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-29 Photo Des Moines Iowa 1946 - Don Christensen photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-28 Photo Clinton Iowa 1961 - Don Christensen photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-26 "Ft Dodge" Photo Albia Iowa 1957 - William F. Armstrong photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-31 Photo Hampton Iowa 1957 - Eugene Van Dusen photo / William Eley collection
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-31 Photo w/ Trailer Hampton Iowa 1957 - Eugene Van Dusen photo / William Eley collection
  • M&StL Depot Photo Standburg South Dakota 1969 - Phil Borleske photo
  • M&StL Depot Photo Watertown South Dakota 1977 - William Eley photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-29 Photo Watertown South Dakota ota 1956 - Wally Neumeister photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-29 Photo Watertown South Dakota 956 01 - Wally Neumeister photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-31 Photo Cedar Lake Minnesota 1957 - Gene Green collection
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-26 "Fort Dodge" Photo Albert Lea Minnesota 1958 - William F. Armstrong photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-26 "Fort Dodge" Photo Mason City Iowa 1958 - William F. Armstrong photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-28 Photo Watertown South Dakota 1960 - William F. Armstrong photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-28 "Watertown" Photo Watertown South Dakota 1959 - Robert Lawson photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-31 Photo Rear View No Location 1957 - Vaughn R. Ward photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-27 "Des Moines" Photo Clinton Iowa 1961 - Don Christensen photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car Baggage Car #451 Specification Card Pre-1954 - CNW Document / Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car Trailer #451 Photo Watertown South Dakota 1954 - Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-25 "Albert Lea" Photo Cedar Lake Minnesota No Date - William F. Armstrong photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-25 "Albert Lea" Photo Afire Hartland Minnessota 1964 - Vaughn R. Ward collection
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car Baggage Car #451 Photo Spooner Wisconsin 1993 - Paul Swanson photo
  • M&StL Gas Electric Motor Car #GE-28 "Watertown" Photo No Location No Date - M. D. McCarter photo
  • M&StL Depot Photo w/ Passengers Wetonka South Dakota 1912 - R. C. Lathrop collection
  • M&StL TimeTable #24 4th District Western Division Watertown to Leola 1930 - M&StL RR Document / Mike Raymond collection
  • M&StL TimeTable #24 5th District Western Division Conde to Akaska 1930 - M&StL RR Document / Mike Raymond collection
  • M&STL RR in South Dakota Map No Date - CNWHS collection
  • M&StL [Minnesota Dakota & Pacific] RR Track-Laying Photo Brentford South Dakota 1906 - R. C. Lathrop collection
  • M&StL [Minnesota Dakota & Pacific] RR Depot Photo Florence South Dakota 1906? - R. C. Lathrop collection
  • M&StL Yard Photo LeBeau South Dakota 1909 - Postcard from Robert Kolbe Dakota collection
  • M&StL's West End Map 1923 - 1923 USDA Soil Map Walworth County South Dakota / CNWHS collection
  • Business District Buildings Photo Brentford South Dakota No Date - Postcard from Robert Kolbe Dakota collection
  • M&StL Depot Photo w/ Approaching Passenger Train Crandall South Dakota 1911 - R. C. Lathrop collection
  • Business District Buildings Photo Cresbard South Dakota No Date - Bell photo / Robert Kolbe Dakota collection
  • Panoramic View Photo of Stratford South Dakota No Date - Robert Kolbe Dakota collection
  • M&Stl Locomotive 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #211 Photo Peoria Illinois 1938 - J. O. Reilly photo / C. T. Felstead collection
  • M&StL Depot Photo Wallace South Dakota No Date - R. C. Lathrop collection
  • Grain Elevator Photo Bradley South Dakota No Date - C. C. Slack Photo / Robert Kolbe Dakota collection
  • M&StL Rail Removal Car Photo Conde South Dakota 1941 - R. C. Lathrop collection
  • M&STL Yard Photo Conde South Dakota No Date - R. C. Lathrop collection
  • M&StL Track Layout Map Aberdeen South Dakota No Date - USGS Topographical Map / CNWHS collection
  • M&StL RR Depot Photo Aberdeen South Dakota 1910 - Postcard from Ten Schnepf collection
  • CNW Train #216 Photo Departing Aberdeen South Dakota 1967 - R. C. Lathrop photo
  • M&StL Depot Photo Conde South Dakota 1977 - William Eley photo
  • M&STL Locomotive Alco RS-1 #210 Photo Crossing Lake Kampeska w/ Train #116 Watertown South Dakota 1950's - Don Hofsommer photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8605 Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W 7FDL16 Prime Mover Photo Erie Pennsylvania 1993 - GE-Erie photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8605 Photo During Assembly Erie Pennsylvania 1993 - GE-Erie photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8601 Rear Hood Contrasted w/ CNW GE C42-8 #8523 Rear Hood Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W Rear Truck Detail Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W External Truck & Axle Detail Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8610 Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8633 Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE 44-9W Parts List Sheet w/ Locomotive Diagram 1993 - General Electric Company document
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W Paint & Stencil Diagram & Instructions 1993 - General Electric Company document
  • CNW / GE Locomotive C44-9W #8601 Photo w/ "Stealth" Paint Scheme Pueblo Colorado 1993 - GE-Erie photo
  • CNW Locomotive C44-W #8601 Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8613 Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W Photo of Nose Details Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Roster of Initial Order of GE C44-9W Locomotives [8602 - 8635] - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8602 Photo w/ Unit Coal Train Butler Wisconsin 1993 - Jim Yanke photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8604 Photo atop Kate Shelley Bridge Boone Iowa - Craig Williams photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W Interior View Conductor Side Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W Interior View Engineer Side Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Kenneth J. Larson photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W Engineer Control Console Diagram 1993 - General Electric Company document
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8630 Photo Leading Unit Coal Train Lost Springs Wyoming 1994 - A. J. Wolff photo
  • CNW Locomotive GE C44-9W #8626 Photo Proviso Illinois 1993 - Joe Piersen photo
  • M&StL RR Locomotive Powers Work Train of Weight Test Cars Photo for New Bridge Span for the Lake Kampestra Inlet Watertown South Dakota ca 1906 - Codington County Historical Society collection
  • Nebkota RY Receives Deed to 73.5 Miles of ex- CNW Cowboy Line [Merriman to Chadron] 1994 - C&NW Happenings / Michael M. Bartels / Jim Seacrest



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