Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway, 1880-1940
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Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway, 1880-1940 photo archive : photographs from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin

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Published by Iconografix in Osceola, Wis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad -- Pictorial works,
  • Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad -- History,
  • State Historical Society of Wisconsin -- Photograph collections,
  • Railroads -- Middle West -- Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesChicago, Saint Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway, 1880-1940
Statementedited with introduction by P.A. Letourneau
GenrePictorial works
SeriesPhoto archive series
ContributionsLetourneau, Peter A., 1950-, State Historical Society of Wisconsin
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. :
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16999513M
ISBN 101882256670
LC Control Number96078344
OCLC/WorldCa37458884

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up for auction is a railroad book - "chicago, st. paul, minneapolis, & omaha railway " photo archive - it is a used paperwork in like new condition. very nice. please look at the photo and ask questions as necessary. note: all international shipping is done through ebay international shipping - End date: C&NW old tin cup ACF 3bay Covered Hopper C&NW 40ft PS boxcar CNWHS Modeler Vol Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha - A Capsule History. Nickname: Omaha Road Reporting Marks: CMO The &O (“Omaha Road”) was a smaller regional railroad than the C&NW, and it lived in the shadow of the C&NW as a semi-independent line. chicago, st. paul, minneapolis & omaha railway photo archive-. Constructed beginning in the late ’s, the railroad shops of the Chicago, St Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (the “Omaha”) at Randolph and Toronto Streets employed nearly 1, workers for the first half of the 20th century. The West End construction project represented a major expansion of the Omaha’s operations in St Paul. The shops maintained locomotives and other rolling.

Then, in and , respectively, a group of out-of-state capitalists led by Henry H. Porter of Chicago merged the two Wisconsin lines and then the St. Paul & Sioux City to form the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway. Known for many years as the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway it officially became the "Soo Line Railroad" in In later years it was quite profitable, so much so that Mike Schafer notes in his book, "Classic American Railroads: Volume III," it often paid for new locomotives with cash. In , CP acquired full ownership of the Soo and today it exists only as a paper. CMO #73 - Chicago, St Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Rwy: Description: Here is another view of the Burnham, Parry, Wms & Co locomotive with the 69" drivers. Note how the "cowcatcher" has been cut and edited in the photo and all background removed. Possibly done as a builder's photo, a book plate photo, or a company archive photo. The Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway was a smaller railroad established in and with the mergers of several rail lines. In , the Chicago & North Western (CNW) bought controlling stock interest in the railway, which passed through Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.

The Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway "The Omaha Road" in his book The Omaha Road, this number is one of class F-6, a Class E "Pacific" () locomotive at St. Paul, Minnesota on Mr. Mailer adds that this engine was built in Alco's Schenectady works, carried Serial number , was built 5/ and was. A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways: Author: Chicago and North Western Railway Company: Contributor: Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad: Edition: 2: Published: Original from: The Ohio State University: Digitized: 5/5(2). Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway - Photo Archive. This book contains a brief introduction to the railway along with b/w photos (1 per page). The engines featured are mainly steam, but there is one diesel. Card cover, pages RESERVED. Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Ry. - Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Ry. Locomotives as of the early 's, All Photos (but one) by Larry Bohn The Railroad Crossing - Pictures of the C&NW C&NW Milk Cars - C&NW Milk Cars being rebuilt. C&NW Railway Photos by Ted Ellis - The Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the mid '60's.