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No. 379

FEATURES

C&NW Remembered
A scrapbook of memories, paying homage to Chicago & North Western as it disappears into the Union Pacific after 1 3 6 years as an independent carrier.

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A Boy on a Bike Mike Blaszak Wisconsin Glory Days William D. Middleton Riding North Western Rails Jim Scribbins Commuters: The 1950s Turnaround William D. Middleton The Very Best Way to Go Mike Abalos Barnstorming Richard Gruber The Baraboo Agent John Gruber Powder River: The Final Frontier Mike Abalos Kate Shelley Memories Don Gulbrandsen The Alco Line Steve Glischinski


Sean Graham-White

The Spine Line Steve Glischinski English Stagecoach Yellow Ted Rose A Wisconsin Jewel Jen Hampton The Siren Song of the North Bob Baker Of Gold and Cowboys Rick W. Mills


DEPARTMENTS 4 Editorial

The Oelwein Shops Paul Swanson

C&NW Images
A gallery of everything North Westem-the locomotives and landmarks that endeared one of Ametica's most unique railroads to generations of photographers

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Contributing photographers
John Gruber

o Expediter 10 Santa Fe 12 Transit 14 Union Pacific 10 Chicago 8& North western 52 Kansas City Southern 54 Short Lines 50 CP Rail System 58 Burlington Northern 00 Southern Pacific Lines 02 The Information Super Railroad 04 The Last Word 00 PRN Classifieds 00 PRN Advertising Index

5 PRN Letters

Wisconsin River near Merrimac, Wis., Aug. 1 9, 1 984.

LB1: Classic North western steamer 1 385 crosses the
COVER: Gpangep, a w atercolor by noted artist Ted Rose, recalls the North Western as a railroad of Geeps and grain elevators and farm country branch lines.

ABOVE: Sign of the times on C&NW: GP38-2 No. 4809.

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