NORTH WESTERN LINES WHERE THEY WERE,HE LOVED THE RAILROAD,OMAHA ROAD THE"400" For Sale


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NORTH WESTERN LINES WHERE THEY WERE,HE LOVED THE RAILROAD,OMAHA ROAD THE"400":
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THIS IS NORTH WESTERN LINES VOLUME 31, NUMBER 3, WINTER 2004. PUBLISHED BY THE CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY. INCLUDES THE CHICAGO NORTH WESTERN SYSTEM, MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. LOUIS RAILROAD, CHICAGO GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY, THE ST. LOUIS GATEWAY ROUTE, THE FORT DODGE LINE,DES MOINES AND CENTRAL IOWA ROUTE AND THE OMAHA RAILROAD

FRONT COVER: ON A PERFECT SEPTEMBER 6, 1986,D40-2 6837 LEADS ANOTHER SD40-2,6915 ON AN EASTBOND FREIGHT ALONG THE FAMOUS BLUFFS IN ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA.

IN THIS ISSUE:

DEPARTMENTS, PRESIDENT'S NOTES, /ARCHIVES REPORT, / LETTERS TO THE EDITOR/ NORTH WESTERN NEWS, / NWL WANTED LIST, / C&NWHS SHOWS, / MEMBER'S EXCHANGE, / NWL BAVK ISSUES.

FEATURES: WHERE THEY WERE, THE LOCATION OF ALL C&NW UNITS ON DECEMBER 8, 2003.

I LOVED THE RAILROAD BOOMING IN THE 1960s AND 1970s. AT AGE 31 THE AUTHOR HE WAS TIRED OF TRAVELING, HE WANTED TO SETTLE DOWN WITH HIS FAMILY BUT AFTER FVE YEARS HE WAS TIRED OF MINNESTA WINTERS AND APPLIED TO AS MANY RAILROADS THAT WERE IN THE AREA. HE DECEIDED TO WORK FOR AN OLD FREIND THE C&NW RAILROAD.

THE OMAHA ROAD IN THE TWIN CITIES, THE TWIN CITIES OF ST. PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS WERE TWO OF THE MOST IMPORTANT TRMINALS ON THE OMAHA ROAD, AND THEY WERE PART OF THE OFFICIAL TITLE OF THE COMPANY FROM THE INCORPORATION OF THE CHICAHO, ST. PAUL & MINNEAPOLIS RAILWAY IN 1878.

THE "400". THE STREAMLINER ERA BEGAN IN 1934 WITH THE UNION PACIFIC M-10000 AND THE CHICAGO BURLINGTON AND QUINCYS ZEPHYR. THESE TRAINS RECEIVED CONSIDERABLE MORE PUBLIC ATTENTION AND CAUSED VARIOUS RAIROADS TO WORK ON NEW STREAMLINED TRAINS OR FASTER SERVICE WITH EXCITING EQUIPMENT.

PHOTO SECTION: HEAVY WEATHER AS THEY SAY IN THE MIDWEST, IF YOU DON'T LIKE THE WEATHER WAIT 15 MINUTES AND IT WILL CHANGE. THIS IS A GROUP OF 18 PHOTOS FEATURING, YOU GUESED IT , SNOW.

63 PAGES WITH A TON OF PHOTOS OF TRAINS AND TRAIN PAYS S&H $ 3.65 MEDIA MAIL. LOWER 48 U. S. A. ONLY. THANKS FOR YOUR TIME. CHECK OUT MY OTHER RAILROAD sales

SORRY ABOUT THE CAPS, POOR EYE SIGHT.

ROCK ON CHICAGO AND WESTERN RAILROADS.



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