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New Book from Four Ways West

Chicago & North Western
Peninsula Division
by James E. Lewnard
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Chicago & North Western’s Peninsula Division was built to haul iron ore. For over one hundred and twenty years (the) North Western hauled iron ore from the Marquette and Menominee Iron Ranges to the docks at Escanaba, Michigan for transloading into ore boats. The railroad quickly expanded its service to haul every conceivable commodity as agriculture and industry developed in the Upper Peninsula and the northeast corner of Wisconsin. This book combines a carefully researched history of the railroad’s facilities, equipment, and operations with over 300 black and white and color photographs of trains, stations, and servicing facilities. Detailed photo captions explain the operation of the railroad from Green Bay through Escanaba to Ishpeming, and from Powers through Iron Mountain to Watersmeet, with a special focus on the Escanaba ore docks, industries and mines served in on-line communities, and the operation of passenger trains.

160 Pages, 300 + Photographs

   

New Book from Four Ways West

Rail Competition Along Wisconsin's Western Wall
by Dean Freimund
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Wisconsin's western border blends a busy variety of colorful action
with stunning scenery. This book will fill your eyes with bold
competition between rivals from Duluth in the north to Dubuque in the
south. From the early 1960s on, stunning vistas near Lake Superior
highlight obstacles carriers have to surmount as they faced off
against each other to vie for freight and passengers. As lines bridge
and follow the Mississippi River and its bluffs, nature's beauty and
the carriers' diesels will tantalize your mind as you see adversaries
vie for every ton and each passenger.

144 pages-all color

 

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New Book from Four Ways West

Southern Pacific Volume 1 - Sacramento, CA to Sparks, NV
by David Houston
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This title features a previously unpublished author, David Houston, founder of Daylight Sales. You’ll enjoy sharing his large collection of SP photos, each featuring detailed information on the history of each locomotive. Volume One covers the SP from Sacramento to Sparks, NV, and gives a glimpse of what was running during the 1960s until the 1990s. F-units, rotary snow plows, the Reno Fun Train and SD45s, they’re all here. Stunning snow shots by B. Douglas Jensen compliment what Dave photographed when the weather was better.

144 pages-all color

 

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