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1 2012 Issue Overview

In This Issue:
  • CNW Composite Gondolas Photo South Pekin Illinois 1913 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40-2 # 6899 at Grain Bins Photo Oakdale Nebraska 1991 - George LaPray photo
  • Nebraska Northwestern RR Train Photo Cowboy Line December 2011 - Rick Mills photo
  • Iowa & Northwestern RR Begins Operations on Forest City - Belmont Iowa Trackage 2011 - Dan Sabin Dave Kroeger
  • Iowa River RR Receives Loan 2011 - Tim Kilbride
  • Rails to the Rosebuds The Chicago & North Western Branch Line to Winner S.D. by Dr. Vernon E. Linnaus - Book Review by Jerry Krug
  • Mileposts Along the Cowboy Line - Rick Mills
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP-9 # 4531 Photo Crawford Wyoming 1988 - Rick Mills photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD F-7A # 400 wBusiness Train Photo Gordon South Dakota 1988 - Robert Eddy photo South Dakota State Railroad Museum collection
  • CNW Map Cowboy Line 1946 - CNW Ry WRP collection
  • CNW [FE&MR] Pile Driver w Locomotive 4-4-0 American Class E-10 # 1268 Photo Albion Nebraska 1915 - Rick Mills collection
  • Fremont & Elkhorn Valley Locomotive 2-8-2 Mikado # 1702 Photo Hooper Nebraska 1987 - Rick Mills collection
  • CNW Depot Photo Long Pine Nebraska 1959 - Creighton Britton photo Rick Mills collection
  • CNW Depot Chadron Nebraska 1950 - Rick Mills collection
  • CNW Locomotive Service Facilities Photo Long Pine Nebraska 1950 - Bill Kratville photo Rick Mills collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP-35 # 861 Photo O'Neill Depot Nebraska 1974 - Rick Mills collection
  • CNW Valentine Bridge w Freight Train Photo Niobrara River Nebraska 1988 - Doug Morgan photo Rick Mills collection
  • CNW Freight Train Photo @ Bordeaux Hills Nebraska 1993 - Rick Mills photo
  • CNW Train 355 Photo Chadron Nebraska 1980 - Robert Eddy photo South Dakota State Railroad Museum collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP-35 # 850 Photo Valentine Nebraska 1988 - Rick Mills photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP-7 # 1565 w Train Photo Kilgore Nebraska 1966 - James L. Ehrenberger photo Rick Mills collection
  • CNW Timetable Norfolk to Long Pine Nebraska 1931 - CNW Ry CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Timetable Long Pine Subdivision 1981 - CNW Ry WRP collection
  • Nebkota Ry Locomotive EMD SD 9 # 614 w Train Photo Chadron Nebraska 2011 - Rick Mills photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP-9 # 4535 @ Norfolk Yard Photo 1988 - Rick Mills photo
  • High Hopes on the Elkhorn : the Railroad Era in West Point Nebraska - Joseph P. Schwieterman
  • CNW Depot Photo West Point Nebraska 1910 - Frank Carlson collection
  • CNW Cowboy Line Map Fremont to Norfolk Nebraska - Joseph P. Schwieterman
  • CNW Passenger Train Photo @ West Point Nebraska 1910 - Frank Carlson collection
  • CNW [ Fremont & Elkhorn Valley ] Yard Photo West Point Nebraska 2011 - Joseph P. Schwieterman photo
  • Mural of West Point Nebraska w Depot - Ken Reeder
  • Downtown Photo West Point Nebraska 2011 - Joseph P. Schwieterman photo
  • CNW Depot Restored Photo West Point Nebraska 2011 - Jerry Krug photo
  • a Day on the Winner Line - George LaPray
  • Map of Railroads in Northeastern Nebraska and Southeastern South Dakota 1929 - Jerry Penry
  • Missouri River Ferry Photo @ Niobara Nebraska 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • Map of CNW Right of Way : Norfolk Nebraska to Wood South Dakota 1879 - 1929 - Jerry Penry
  • Continental Grain Company Wood Elevator Photo Fairfax South Dakota 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • Concrete Elevator Photo Dallas South Dakota 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD-9 # 6615 w Barley Boxcar Photo Anoka Minnesota No Date - George LaPray photo
  • Steel Clad Grain Elevators Photo Fairfax South Dakota 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD-9 # 6615 in Deep Grass Photo Gregory South Dakota 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • CNW Depot Photo Winner South Dakota 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • Panoramic View of Winner South Dakota 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • CNW Train Wading Through Tall Grass Photo Winner South Dakota 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • CNW Timetable First Class Norfolk Nebraska to Wood South Dakota 1942 - CNW Ry George LaPray collection
  • CNW Timetable Second Class Norfolk Nebraska to Wood South Dakota 1942 - CNW Ry George LaPray collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD-9 # 6615 Photo Dallas South Dakota 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD-9 # 6615 w Train at Grain Elevators Fairfax South Dakota 2011 - George LaPray photo
  • A Cattle Rancher and Railroader - Sheryl Schmeckpeper
  • CNW Cattle Loading Operation Photo Lander Wyoming No Date - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Cattle Car # 14238 Photo Long Pine Nebraska 1967 - Charles Bohi photo CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP-7 # 1644 w Cattle Train Photo West Chicago Stock Yards 1959 - CNWHS Archives
  • Cowboy Line Country Photo Essay - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Locomotive EMD SD40-2 # 6843 w Train Photo Hay Springs Nebraska 1991 - Tom Byrnas photo
  • CNW Passenger Train enters Lander Wyoming Photo 1907 - CNWHS Archives
  • CNW Business Train Photo Valentine Nebraska 1981 - John Arbuckle photo
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP-50 # 5055 at Elevator Photo Merriman Nebraska 1991 - John Rus photo
  • CNW Depot w Freight Train Photo Long Pine Nebraska 1991 - John Rus photo
  • CNW Oil Tank Cars at Loading Facility Photo Long Pine Nebraska 1915 - C. G. Stecher photo CNWHS collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP-9 # 4123 w Freight Train Photo Dakota Junction Nebraska 1988 - Randy Williams photo
  • CNW Depot Photo Creighton Nebraska 1978 - Dick Wilson photo
  • CNW Depot Photo Casper Wyoming 1915 - C. G. Stecher photo CNWHS collection
  • The Strange Disappearance of Milepost 78 - Truman Koehn
  • CNW Track Chart Mile Post 70 to Mile Post 80 Manitowoc County Wisconsin 1976 - CNW RY Truman Koehn collection
  • CNW Track and Mileage Map Manitowoc Wisconsin 1945 - Truman Koehn collection
  • CNW Depot Photo Manitowoc Wisconsin pre-1945 - Edward Selinsky photo
  • CNW RR Illustrative Map Wiscona Wisconsin to Tavil Tower 1954 - Truman Koehn
  • CNW Bridge Photos Manitowoc River Photo No Date - Truman Koehn photo
  • CNW Timetable Manitowoc to Gillett Wisconsin 1906 - CNW RY Truman Koehn collection
  • CNW Ferry Loading & Unloading Operations Photos 1971 - 1973 - Terry Norton and CNWHS photos
  • CNW Timetable Shoreline Subdivision Butler to North Green Bay Wisconsin 1971 - CNW RY Truman Koehn collection
  • CNW Bridge Photo at Manitowoc River 1906 - Truman Koehn photo
  • CNW Locomotive 4-4-2 Atlantic Class D # 1093 w Passenger Train Photo Two Rivers Wisconsin 1937 - Edward Selinsky photo Ken Zurn collection
  • CNW Locomotive EMD GP-15 # 4415 w Freight Train Photo Silver Creek Road crossing Manitowoc County Wisconsin 1980 - Joe Fishbein photo
  • CNW Depot Photo Manitowoc Wisconsin 2003 - Truman Koehn photo
  • CNW 50-Foot Woodchip Boxcars of the 1990's - Dave Phillips
  • CNW 50-Foot Woodchip Boxcars Photos Various Locations & Dates - Dave Phillips photos
  • Paper Doors Become Outside Doors on CNW Woodchip Boxcars - CNW News : 15April1978
  • Paper Doors Installed on CNW 50-Foot Woodchip Boxcars Photos 1978 - CNW News : 15April1978
  • CNW Depot Photo Broad Street South Oshkosh Wisconsin 1901 - H. Montgomery photo / Dean T. Kedinger collection

Editor's Notes:
Features
10 Mileposts Along the Cowboy Line by Rick Mills
20 High Hopes on the Elkhorn: The Railroad Era in West Point, Nebraska
by Joseph P. Schwieterman
26 A Day on the Winner Line by George LaPray
38 A Cattle Rancher and Railroader by Sheryl Schmeckpeper
42 Nebraska Photo Special Cowboy Line Country
46 The Strange Disappearance of Milepost 78 Manitowoc, Wisconsin
by Truman Koehn
56 C&NW 50-Foot Woodchip Boxcars of the 1990s by Dave Phillips


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