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., B&W and Color photographs and illustrations.