Pictures of the Chicago Great Western rolling stock are of the equipment painted in C&NW colors with CGW reporting marks. The Minneapolis & St. Louis, Des Moines and Central Iowa and Fort Dodge, Des Moines and Southern rolling stock is mostly seen before C&NW paint. The rolling stock photos include many cabooses both wooden and steel in predecessor railroad paint. There are also many C&NW heavyweight passenger cars seen in this title.The first in a two-part exploration of the myriad equipment of the Chicago & North Western and the companies it acquired in the 1950s and 60s.
Contents:C&NW 1980s Business Train, pp. 4-11;C&NW's Passenger Car Fleet and Business Cars prior to 1980, pp. 12-25;C&NW's Commuter and Bi-Level Fleet, pp. 26-30;C&NW Cabooses, pp. 31-44;Auto Rack Cars and Trailers, pp. 44-47;C&NW Non-revenue Equipment, pp. 47-66;Chicago Great Western, pp. 67-76;Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha, pp. 76-84;Des Moines & Central Iowa, pp. 85-86;Ft. Dodge, Des Moines & Southern, pp. 86-93;Litchfield & Madison, pp. 94-95;Minneapolis & St. Louis, pp. 96-122;Leased Cars, pp. 122-128.
Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait size, Color images with captions.