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Discussion relating to The Chicago & North Western, the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific, the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (Milwaukee Road), including mergers, acquisitions, and abandonments.

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by NKP1155  - 
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Question about a MILW "great dome" car
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2 Replies 
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Surviving Route Rock Truck Trailer, Covered Hopper
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MILW/Rock - proposed bankruptcy consolidation?
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Rock Island emp tt Chicago 1882-1902
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Milwaukee Road question (from Australia)
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UP Overhead Traffic Shift Away From C&NW
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24 Replies 
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Milwaukee Road-Rock Island Junctions
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Unpainted C&NW units.
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Rock Island RR Book(s)
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Hastings Lift Bridge
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6 Replies 
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Milwaukee Road and Northern Pacific Questions
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9 Replies 
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MIL? RI Combined Track Quad Cities-KC
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Rock Island Requiem - A Book To Review
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Milw RSC-2 electrical?
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C&NW extant draw bridges in Milwaukee
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Amtrak Car in Rocket ?
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C&NW 0-10-2's?
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MILW Pacific Extension abandonment question
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Could closing the Gap have saved the Milwaukee Road?
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Rock Island Memory
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C&NW Possible Merger with MILW in 1970s
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The Milwaukee Road "Tip Top Tap Lounge" Bar Cars
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11 Replies 
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Rock Island Chicago Yards
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C&NW Passenger Cars With Gallery "Caps"
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MILW fans - Operable Little Joe at IRM
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CGW SD40
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Two ex-Milwaukee Road SE Mpls photo albums
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Just a MILW system track map.
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CNW through WI
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Illinois Central "Gruber" or "Charter" line
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3 Replies 
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Henry Crown Questions
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Milwaukee repowering project
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0 Replies 
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CNW C628's from N&W - Ore Power
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7 Replies 
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Twin Cities
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6 Replies 
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C&NW Red Cabooses from early 70's
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Chicago-area dumpster company adopts Hiawatha Logo
by Tadman  - 
1 Replies 
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The Tootin' Louie from Cedar Lake Jct to Bass Lake Yard
by MILW261  - 
1 Replies 
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MILW Diesel Power in the Gap
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Photo essay about surviving CGW track in Faribault, MN
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0 Replies 
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CP's Purchase of MILW in 1980s
by CPF363  - 
9 Replies 
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MILW Indiana Lines
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7 Replies 
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Milwaukee Road liveries
by USRailFan  - 
8 Replies 
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Rock Island 1275
by chuckzeiler  - 
6 Replies 
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Rock Island Phone?
by david741  - 
1 Replies 
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Preserved MILW passenger cars?
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21 Replies 
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Best books on Milwaukee Road?
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10 Replies 
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What If Scenarios
by ThePointyHairedBoss  - 
9 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
CNW--Sioux Falls, SD
by Station Aficionado  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Station Aficionado
 
C&NW Ridgeway Wisconsin
by scoostraw  - 
0 Replies 
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Old C&NW Diesels
by PZ 1  - 
3 Replies 
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Israel Chemical Limited - Chicago Milwaukee Corp
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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Chicago Pacific - successor to Rock Island?
by ThePointyHairedBoss  - 
7 Replies 
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Great HO scale models of the CNW in the 1970s
by Otto Vondrak  - 
2 Replies 
 8745 Views
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Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound RR - Tunnel @ Spokane
by terry03  - 
0 Replies 
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Chicago, Milwuakee, St. Paul RR Track Elevation Spokane, Wa
by terry03  - 
1 Replies 
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Proper Description - C&NW Passenger Cars ~1950
by baumgrenze  - 
1 Replies 
 7651 Views
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Milwaukee Road bandits
by Otto Vondrak  - 
3 Replies 
 9799 Views
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ConCor Ho scale heavyweight cars
by Railroadinuk  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Railroadinuk
 
C&NW PAs
by dogjaws  - 
4 Replies 
 10764 Views
 by Desertdweller
 
Chatfield, MN Power? (C&NW)
by Komachi  - 
10 Replies 
 12549 Views
 by Minneapolitan
 
Rock Island shutdown progression
by 56-57  - 
5 Replies 
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 by 57A26
 
ex-MILW 988 getting some TLC
by TicketPunch  - 
0 Replies 
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MILW in Waukesha
by Mr.T  - 
1 Replies 
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GE Critters on Escanaba Ore jobs - what a laugh!
by Tadman  - 
1 Replies 
 8312 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Help ID Antique Conductor Step C.STP.M&O - Omaha Road
by rsr  - 
3 Replies 
 9387 Views
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MILW 261 - Dropped Fires and Back to Green Bay
by Tadman  - 
6 Replies 
 10843 Views
 by wjstix
 
Looking for History of Deval Tower
by usa4624  - 
1 Replies 
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C & NW yard 1943, color
by kaiserworks  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Wisconsin Railfan
 
MILW : missing catenary at Deer Lodge in 1974
by .Taurus.  - 
6 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Where can I find MILW timetables online?
by stratocaster21  - 
2 Replies 
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 by rrboomer
 
Proviso Yard: Contact Info Please
by perpster  - 
0 Replies 
 7810 Views
 by perpster
 
MILW orange paint
by sonmtn  - 
0 Replies 
 7648 Views
 by sonmtn
 
Any sections of Rock Island still operable?
by railfanofewu  - 
34 Replies 
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 by fauxcelt
 
CRIP 630 & 652
by uhaul  - 
13 Replies 
 17521 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
C&NW Pamphlet (H Class) and vintage locomotive photo
by tech125  - 
2 Replies 
 13034 Views
 by tech125
 
30 years ago today... the end of The Rock...
by mdamico23  - 
4 Replies 
 9238 Views
 by 56-57
 
MILW switch engines in chicago coach yard
by jdfrohn  - 
0 Replies 
 7651 Views
 by jdfrohn