This subsidiary company of the Chicago & North Western provided access to the northern reaches of the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota, to Sioux City, Iowa and a connection with the Union Pacific at Omaha. The Omaha Road was the rustic country cousin to its larger owner. Includes many early photographs, maps and well-researched text.
Contents: Wisconsin Logs and Grants, pp. 9-22; Gopher State Pioneer, pp. 23-34; Omaha in the Eighties, pp. 35-56; Bayfield - Farthest North, pp. 57-84; Improving the Road, pp. 85-98; Duluth, Superior and Spooner, pp. 99-124; The Problem with Hudson Hill, pp. 125-134; New Power, New Line, Old Line, pp. 135-156; West Side Story, pp. 157-200; Gray Matter, pp. 201-222; To Park Falls, pp. 223-240; The Weston Line, pp. 241-248; To Hannibal and Hughey, pp. 249-256; Sturgeon River and the Fisherman, pp. 257-270; Finale, pp. 271-293; acknowledgments/Index, pg. 294-299; Locomotive Roster, pp. 300-312.
Hundman Publishing, hardcover with jacket, 312 pages, 8.5 x 11 x 1.5 in, Black-and-White photographs; maps; locomotive roster.