The North Western: A History of the Chicago & North Western Railway System (Railroads in America)
Leading railroad historian H. Roger Grant tells the story of the Chicago & North Western Railway from 1848, when the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad ran the first train west from Chicago, to the Union Pacific takeover in 1995. With a lively narrative and 173 illustrations, including historical photographs and maps, he reveals the inner workings of a railroad that once spanned nine states and has long intrigued enthusiasts.
Contributor(s): Grant, H Roger (Author)
ISBN: 0875802141 EAN: 9780875802145
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
Pub Date: December 04, 1996