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Burlington Route: The Wymore Story Revised Edition
Burlington Route: The Wymore Story Revised Edition

Burlington Route: The Wymore Story Revised Edition

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Stock Number: spp612
Availability: In Stock
Condition: New
Binding: softcover
Author(s): Richard C. Kistler
Publisher and Date: South Platte Press, 2001
ISBN: 978-0942035612

The Wymore Story is a classic account of Burlington Route Railroad operations in the southeast Nebraska region. Focusing on what was once the Wymore Division, headquartered at Wymore, Nebraska, it's a story of vintage steam locomotives, Zephyr passenger trains, and branch line motor cars.

Each operating subdivision is covered with details about passenger and freight traffic, motive power and facilities. However, this new edition also features a total revision of the text and layout. More historic photographs have been added, plus additional material which updates the story through both the Burlington Northern and BNSF eras.

Contents:
Introduction, pp. 3-6;
Subdivisions of the Wymore Division, pp. 7-30;
Officers, Facilities and Motive Power, pp. 31-50;
The Wonderful Days of the Wymore Division, pp. 51-66;
Burlington Northern 1970-1995, pp. 67-78;
Branch Line Finale, pp. 79-82;
Burlington Northern Santa Fe, pp. 83-88;
Epilogue, pp. 89-91;
Wymore Division Statistics, pg. 92;
Wymore Division Timetable, pp. 93-104.

South Platte Press, softcover, 104 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .25 in, B&W photographs, statistics, timetable reproductions.

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