This title is a short, historical account of the coming of railroads to Port Byron, Illinois. Originally a short line to connect with the newly built Chicago & Rock Island, eventually this line became part of the Milwaukee Road. Later the line was purchased by the Burlington Northern Railroad.
This is a historical reference book with most of the black & white photographs from the early era of the line.
Calvert Systems Publications, soft cover, 32 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., Black-and-White photographs, stock reproductions, maps.