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Summer 1983 Issue Overview

In This Issue:
  • Nebraska Historic Site Restores C&NW Boxcar - Tom Buecker
  • The EMD GP30 . . . CNW's Ugly Duckling - Joe Piersen
  • The Old Southern Illinois Division - Paul Stringham
  • Another Overland Lettering Variation : CNW : Union Pacific RR - Clem J. Devine
  • "Thunder" on the C&NW : M-G-M Motion Picture : Lon Chaney : Life on a Locomotive - Philip B. Korst
  • CNW Trainmaster Lindsay E. Pruner Coaches Lon Chaney in Movie 'Thunder' 1929 - Philip B. Korst collectlion
  • Mid-Continent Historical Society & RR Museum [ CNW ] Locomotive Class R-1 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #1385 Completes Photo w/ Mixed Train Rock Springs Wisconsin 1982 - Rod Kreunen photo
  • CNW Observation - Parlor Car Added to Train 216 @ Escanaba Michigan 1916 - Charles R. Wickman
  • The St Louis Gateway - Litchfield & Madison RR Article Spring 1983 Addendum - Lee A. Hastman
  • Litchfield & Madison RR Caboose #9 Addendum 1983 - Clark W. Probst
  • CNW's 3-year Effort to Acquire CRIP RR Succeeds 1983 - Des Moines Register newspaper
  • CNW Stock Gains 1-1/2 Points at Acquisition of CRIP RR 1983 - Des Moines Register newspaper
  • CNW Seeks to Acquire CMStP&P [Milwaukee Road] Ry 1983 - CNW Report
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD45 #924 Photo Leading Ballast Train Rock Springs Wisconsin 1983 - Ernest F. Mueller photo
  • CNW to Offer 1.25 Million Shares of Stock to General Public to Finance CRIP Acquisition 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Begins Work on Powder River Basin Extension Right of Way 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Signs First Customer for Powder River Basin Coal 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Oelwein Iowa Shops Release First Modified ex-Conrail SD45 #6500 1983 - Bob Stein
  • CNW Receives Majority of Conrail EMD SD45 Locomotives 1983 - Bob Stein
  • CNW Oelwein Iowa Shops Complete Modification of FIrst ex-Precision Locomotive Services EMD SD24 Locomotives 1986 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Unit Coal Trains Converse Mine in Colorado to Wheatfield Indiana Generating Station Begin Operations 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Unit Coal Trains Monterey Mine in Illinois to Coffeen Illinois Begin Operations 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Motive Power Stored at Green Bay Wisconsin & Proviso Illinois moved to Marshalltown & Oelwein Iowa 1983 - Tom Way / Bob Stein
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD45 #6633 Photo Council Bluffs Iowa 1983 - George Cockle photo
  • Mid-Continent Historical Society & RR Museum [ CNW ] Locomotive Class R-1 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #1385 Photo Waunakee Wisconsin 1982 - Brian Allen photo
  • Mid-Continent Historical Society & RR Museum [ CNW ] Locomotive Class R-1 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #1385 Completes Spring Tour Without Incident 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Rebuilds Streamlined Baggage Car for Use as Tool Car for Locomotive Class R-1 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler #1385 Excursion Trips 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Considers Rebuilding Business Car #440 into Open WIndowed Coach for use with Mid-Continent Locomotive 1385 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Chicago to Fort Wayne Indiana Right of Way sees Operation of Roanoke Transportation Museum / Norfolk & Western Locomotive Class J 4-8-4 Northern #611 in Excursion Service 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW EMD E and F-units Replaced by Regional Transit Authhority EMD FP40H Units on Chicago Commuter Trains 1983 - Mark Lluanza
  • CNW Former Commuters Shift to Chicago Transit Authority on Northwest Corridor of Chicago 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Pushes for Regional Transit Authority Acquisition and Operation of its Chicago Commuter Lines 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • Regional Transit Authority to Improve Former CNW Depots in Chicago's Northern Suburbs 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Switching Operations Jobs Listing 1983 - Len Beard
  • CNW Iron Ore Operations Greatly Reduced 1981 - 1983 - Steve Glischinski
  • CNW Duluth - Kansas City Operations Report 1983 - Steve Glischinski
  • CNW Authorized to Abandon 9.3 Mile-long Buckingham to Hicks Iowa Right of Way 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Authorized to Abandon ex-Fort Dodge Des Moines & Southern RR Right of Way Boone to Wolf Crossing Iowa 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Abandonment of Conrad Subdivision Iowa Division Conrad to Gladbrook Iowa Upheld by ICC 1983 - Len Beard
  • CNW Abandoned Dundee Subdivision Wisconsin Division Crystal Lake to Elgin Illinois 1983 - Len Beard
  • CNW Authorized to Abandon Waukesha to Cottage Grove Wisconsin Right of Way 1983 - Len Beard
  • CNW Boxcar #X251242MW Photo Reedsburg Wisconsin 1983 - Ernest F. Mueller photo
  • CNW Abandons Jefferson Junction to Cottage Grove Illinois Right of Way 1983 - Len Beard
  • CNW Abandons Depots at Deerfield Lake Mills Cottage Grove & London Wisconsisn 1983 - Len Beard
  • CNW Seeks Buyer for its Abandoned Norwood to Madison Minnesota Right of Way 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Files to Abandon 164.2 Miles of Right of Way Pierre to Rapid City South Dakota 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • Nicolet Badger & Northern RR Receives Extension to Begin Operations on Former CNW Wabeno to Tipler Wisconsin Right of Way 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CMStP&P [ Milwaukee Road ] RY Files to Abandon the 0.81 Mile Switching Lead to the Charmin Paper Mill Green Bay Wisconsin 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CMStP&P [ Milwaukee Road ] RY Files for Trackage Rights into the Charmin Tissue Mill Green Bay Wisconsin 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Reaches Reciprocal Switching Agreement with Soo Line RR to Serve Mid-Tec Mill in Kimberly Wisconsin 1983 - Michael W. Blaszak
  • CNW Fremont to Lincoln Nebraska Right of Way Dismantled 1983 - Mike Bartels / The Mixed Train
  • CNWHS Financial Statement 30 April 1983 - Heritage Accounts, Inc.
  • CNW Trainmaster Lindsay E. Pruner Coaches Lon Chaney in Scene for Movie 'Thunder' 1929 - Philip B. Korst photo
  • Cast Photo for Movie "Thunder" 1929 - Philip B. Korst
  • Peoria & North Western RR - Paul Stringham
  • CNW Southern Illinois Division - Paul Stringham
  • CNW Locomotive Schenectady Classs C-5 4-4-0 American Standard #625 Photo Nelson Illinois 1930 - A. W. Johnson photo
  • CNW Depot Photo Nelson Illinois 1912 - Paul H. Stringham photo
  • CNW Southern Illinois Division Map 1915 - Robert A. Janz collection
  • CNW Locomotive Dunkirk Class J-4 2-8-4 Berkshire #2809 Photo 1930 - A. W. Johnson photo
  • CNW Depot Photo Manlius Illinois 1968 - Paul H. Stringham photo
  • CNW Locomotive Dunkirk Class J-4 2-8-4 Berkshire #2809 Photo Leading Freight Train 1941 - Paul H. Stringham photo
  • CNW TimeTable #2 Southern Illinois Division Nelson to Benld Illinois 1915 - CNW Document / Robert A. Janz collection
  • CNW Kickapoo Tower Southern Illinois Division Photo No Date - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive Class A-5 4-4-0 American Standard #188 Photo Turntable Peoria Illinois Pre-1920 - Robert A. Janz collection
  • CNW Locomotive Class A-5 4-4-0 American Standard #269 Photo Peoria Illinois 1928 - O. H. Meyers photo / Robert A. Janz collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP30 #811 Photo Leading Freight Train Valley Junction Northbrook Illinois 1969 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP30 #813 Photo Leading Freight Train Blodgett Illinois 1970 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP30 #813 PhotoProviso Illinois 1971 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CGW Locomotive EMD GP30 #805 Photo Leading Freight Train Woodruff Wisconsin 1974 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP30 #808 Photo Eland Junction Wisconsin 1974 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive Detail Chart EMD GP30 Diesel Electric Locomotive Series #502 - #823 - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP30 #815 Photo Blodgett Illinois 1970 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CGW Locomotive EMD GP30 #208 Photo Chicago 1966 - Joe Piersen photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP30 #811 Photo Leading Freight Train No Location 1969 - Joe Piersen photo
  • The Loss of an Old Friend : M&StL Mileposts - Dennis E. Holmes
  • M&StL Depot Photo LuVerne Iowa w/ Water Tank 1900? - Dennis E. Holmes collectlion
  • M&StL Gas-Electric Motor Car GE-27 Photo Humboldt Iowa Depot No Date - Dennis E. Holmes photo
  • M&StL RR TimeTable #19 Albert Lea to Kalo Minnesota 1959 - CNW Document / CNWHS Archives
  • M&StL Locomotive 2-8-0 Consolidation #460 Photo Albert Lea Minnesota No Date - CNWHS collection
  • CNW Depot Photo Britt Iowa No Date - Basil Koob photo / Dennis E. Holmes collection
  • CNW Boxcar #X258052 Photo Neigh Mill Nebraska 1982 - Tom Bueker photo
  • CNW Boxcar #47688 End View Photo No Date - Tom Bueker photo
  • CNW Boxcar #65114 Photo Chicago No Date - CNWHS collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP30 Modelling Notes 1983 - Joe Piersen



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