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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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MILWAUKEE ROAD RESOURCES
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What if the Milwaukee Road didn't de-energize the Pacific Extension?
by D.S. Lewith  - 
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MILW - America's Resourceful Railroad
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C&NW 934/NJT 4183 U34CH
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Golden State Ltd. and other passenger trains
by CarterB  - 
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The Milwaukee's in The Times - Of Sorts
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South Dakota Selling State Owned Railroads (Former Milwaukee)
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MILW Lines West: WHY, WHY, WHY!!!
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Olympian Hiawatha
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RI Emp tt for Chicago pre-LaSalle St Station 1882-1904?
by NKP1155  - 
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Question about a MILW "great dome" car
by TCurtin  - 
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Surviving Route Rock Truck Trailer, Covered Hopper
by blackbearford  - 
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MILW/Rock - proposed bankruptcy consolidation?
by mtuandrew  - 
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Rock Island emp tt Chicago 1882-1902
by NKP1155  - 
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Milwaukee Road question (from Australia)
by Southern Aurora  - 
5 Replies 
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UP Overhead Traffic Shift Away From C&NW
by Engineer Spike  - 
24 Replies 
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Milwaukee Road-Rock Island Junctions
by sdl39fan  - 
8 Replies 
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Unpainted C&NW units.
by Death Star  - 
8 Replies 
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Rock Island RR Book(s)
by Bigt  - 
0 Replies 
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Hastings Lift Bridge
by Leo_Ames  - 
6 Replies 
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 by JayBee
 
Milwaukee Road and Northern Pacific Questions
by CPF363  - 
9 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
MIL? RI Combined Track Quad Cities-KC
by Engineer Spike  - 
13 Replies 
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 by JayBee
 
Rock Island Requiem - A Book To Review
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
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 by CPF363
 
Milw RSC-2 electrical?
by SSW9389  - 
0 Replies 
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C&NW extant draw bridges in Milwaukee
by EricL  - 
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Amtrak Car in Rocket ?
by stshny  - 
2 Replies 
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 by jhdeasy
 
C&NW 0-10-2's?
by Aa3rt  - 
5 Replies 
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MILW Pacific Extension abandonment question
by D.Carleton  - 
8 Replies 
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Could closing the Gap have saved the Milwaukee Road?
by USRailFan  - 
60 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Rock Island Memory
by fauxcelt  - 
0 Replies 
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C&NW Possible Merger with MILW in 1970s
by CPF363  - 
2 Replies 
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Where was Rock Island Yard where movie Omen 2 was filmed?
by carajul  - 
10 Replies 
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The Milwaukee Road "Tip Top Tap Lounge" Bar Cars
by gokeefe  - 
3 Replies 
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CNW and abandonments
by MILW261  - 
24 Replies 
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The Milwaukee Road in the Twin Cities
by mtuandrew  - 
11 Replies 
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"Kenyon, Minnesota: A Two Railroad Town No More"
by MILW261  - 
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Rock Island Chicago Yards
by CPF363  - 
3 Replies 
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C&NW Passenger Cars With Gallery "Caps"
by Ken S.  - 
3 Replies 
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Milwaukee Road U30C engine for Powder River Basin coal train
by .Taurus.  - 
6 Replies 
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MILW fans - Operable Little Joe at IRM
by Tadman  - 
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CGW SD40
by Engineer Spike  - 
0 Replies 
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Two ex-Milwaukee Road SE Mpls photo albums
by MILW261  - 
1 Replies 
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Just a MILW system track map.
by TREnecNYP  - 
3 Replies 
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CNW through WI
by Wide Cab  - 
0 Replies 
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Illinois Central "Gruber" or "Charter" line
by sandyriverman  - 
3 Replies 
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 by SlowFreight
 
Henry Crown Questions
by CPF363  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Desertdweller
 
Milwaukee repowering project
by Leo_Ames  - 
0 Replies 
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CNW C628's from N&W - Ore Power
by Tadman  - 
7 Replies 
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 by SlowFreight
 
Twin Cities
by BIGO  - 
6 Replies 
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C&NW Red Cabooses from early 70's
by cnwgp9  - 
2 Replies 
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Two Blog Posts Of Mine About MILW Zumbrota Line
by MILW261  - 
3 Replies 
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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
by Schaffner  - 
0 Replies 
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Photo essay about surviving CGW track in Faribault, MN
by MILW261  - 
0 Replies 
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 by MILW261
 
CP's Purchase of MILW in 1980s
by CPF363  - 
9 Replies 
 9549 Views
 by Desertdweller
 
MILW Indiana Lines
by Tadman  - 
7 Replies 
 10137 Views
 by Thunder
 
Milwaukee Road liveries
by USRailFan  - 
8 Replies 
 13818 Views
 by Desertdweller
 
Rock Island 1275
by chuckzeiler  - 
6 Replies 
 10654 Views
 by atsf sp
 
Rock Island Phone?
by david741  - 
1 Replies 
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 by rrboomer
 
Preserved MILW passenger cars?
by Otto Vondrak  - 
21 Replies 
 24055 Views
 by Zanperk
 
Best books on Milwaukee Road?
by Otto Vondrak  - 
10 Replies 
 13699 Views
 by montananext
 
What If Scenarios
by ThePointyHairedBoss  - 
9 Replies 
 12847 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
CNW--Sioux Falls, SD
by Station Aficionado  - 
4 Replies 
 9070 Views
 by Station Aficionado
 
C&NW Ridgeway Wisconsin
by scoostraw  - 
0 Replies 
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 by scoostraw
 
Old C&NW Diesels
by PZ 1  - 
3 Replies 
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 by kevin.brackney
 
Israel Chemical Limited - Chicago Milwaukee Corp
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Chicago Pacific - successor to Rock Island?
by ThePointyHairedBoss  - 
7 Replies 
 10731 Views
 by FMFan
 
Great HO scale models of the CNW in the 1970s
by Otto Vondrak  - 
2 Replies 
 8376 Views
 by Minneapolitan
 
Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound RR - Tunnel @ Spokane
by terry03  - 
0 Replies 
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 by terry03
 
Chicago, Milwuakee, St. Paul RR Track Elevation Spokane, Wa
by terry03  - 
1 Replies 
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 by terry03
 
Proper Description - C&NW Passenger Cars ~1950
by baumgrenze  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Scoring Guy
 
Milwaukee Road bandits
by Otto Vondrak  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Desertdweller
 
ConCor Ho scale heavyweight cars
by Railroadinuk  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Railroadinuk
 
C&NW PAs
by dogjaws  - 
4 Replies 
 10382 Views
 by Desertdweller
 
Chatfield, MN Power? (C&NW)
by Komachi  - 
10 Replies 
 11821 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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 by TicketPunch
 
MILW in Waukesha
by Mr.T  - 
1 Replies 
 7778 Views
 by redmound
 
GE Critters on Escanaba Ore jobs - what a laugh!
by Tadman  - 
1 Replies 
 8023 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Help ID Antique Conductor Step C.STP.M&O - Omaha Road
by rsr  - 
3 Replies 
 9009 Views
 by wjstix
 
MILW 261 - Dropped Fires and Back to Green Bay
by Tadman  - 
6 Replies 
 10333 Views
 by wjstix
 
Looking for History of Deval Tower
by usa4624  - 
1 Replies 
 7807 Views
 by SlowFreight
 
C & NW yard 1943, color
by kaiserworks  - 
1 Replies 
 7859 Views
 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 
 8500 Views
 by rrboomer
 
Proviso Yard: Contact Info Please
by perpster  - 
0 Replies 
 7537 Views
 by perpster
 
MILW orange paint
by sonmtn  - 
0 Replies 
 7392 Views
 by sonmtn
 
Any sections of Rock Island still operable?
by railfanofewu  - 
34 Replies 
 39598 Views
 by fauxcelt
 
CRIP 630 & 652
by uhaul  - 
13 Replies 
 16742 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
C&NW Pamphlet (H Class) and vintage locomotive photo
by tech125  - 
2 Replies 
 8342 Views
 by tech125
 
30 years ago today... the end of The Rock...
by mdamico23  - 
4 Replies 
 8800 Views
 by 56-57
 
MILW switch engines in chicago coach yard
by jdfrohn  - 
0 Replies 
 7404 Views
 by jdfrohn
 
Recommend a good online Rock Island history site
by trainwayne1  - 
3 Replies 
 11160 Views
 by Aa3rt
 
RI equipment that needs restoration
by jjsatorm  - 
1 Replies 
 7870 Views
 by Otto Vondrak
 
Feast your eyes on this! IAIS 513
by Tadman  - 
5 Replies 
 9027 Views
 by VicVega
 
Old C&NW Promotional Material
by GulfRail  - 
0 Replies 
 7629 Views
 by GulfRail