An in depth study of the Northern Pacific Railroad in Minnesota from its first days along the Mississippi River in St. Paul to the Burlington Northern merger. Includes many early photographs and excerpts of local newspaper articles. Also includes a large B&W fold-out map of NP's routes in Minnesota.
Contents: Ch. 1: The Lake Superior & Mississippi, pp. 1-34; Ch. 2: The Northern Pacific, pp. 35-74; Ch. 3: St. Paul & Duluth Branch lines, pp. 75-122; Ch. 4: The Northern Pacific, Fergus & Black Hills, pp. 123-130; Ch. 5: The Little Falls & Dakota, pp. 131-140; Ch. 6: The Duluth & Manitoba, pp. 141-152; Ch. 7: The Cuyuna Range, pp. 153-172; Ch. 8: The Brainerd & Northern Minnesota, pp. 173-200; Ch. 9: The Minnesota & International, pp. 201-237; Ch. 10: Along the Right-of-Way, pp. 237-314; Ch. 11: Passenger Service, pp. 315-384; Ch. 12: Engine Facilities, pp. 385-402; Ch. 13: Photo Supplement, pp. 403-416; Ch. 14: The Final Years, pp. 417-434; Appendix 1: LS&M Locomotives, pp. 435-440; Appendix 2: NP Interlockers, pp. 441-443; Appendix 3: NP Depots, pp. 444-448; Appendix 4: NP Abandonments, pg. 449.
Grenadier Publications, hardcover with jacket, 449 pages, 8.5 x 11 x 1.5 in., B&W photographs, fold-out map of Minnesota.