This is the ninth Volume in a series of books covering the history of railroads in Minnesota. More than 200 photographs and over a dozen detailed maps make this book a wonderful visual study of the Rock Island in Minnesota.
Contents: Introduction, About the Book, pp. 4-6; The Tinderbox of Midwest Railroading, pp. 7-22; The Jasper Branch, pp. 23-26; Worthington to Hardwick, pp. 27-29; The Germania (Lakota) Branch, pp. 30-34; The Main Line to the Twin Cities, pp. 35-76; The Hollandale Branch, pp. 77-82; Passenger Service, pp. 83-96 and pp. 113-154; Color Supplement (16 pages of Color photographs), pp. 97-112; The Final Years, pp. 155-183; Appendix (RI Mileage and Facilities), pp. 184-192.
Grenadier Publications, hardcover with jacket, 192 pages, standard portrait book 10 x 8 in., Black-and-White and Color photographs and illustrations.