The Chicago Great Western in Minnesota


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The Chicago Great Western in Minnesota. By Roger Bee, Gary F. Browne and John C. Luecke

Copyright 1984. Published by Blue River Publications

This book is the story of a railroad designed and built by two Minnesotans to fight two of America’s most powerful corporations, the Chicago & North Western and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul. A.B. Stickney, the driving force behind the construction of the Great Western, believed that southern Minnesota and the Twin Cities were at the mercy of these two Chicago railroads. For most of its life the Great Western was in financial difficulties. Nevertheless, the Chicago Great Western had tremendous staying power and lasted until the late 1960s. This book includes the history of the Winona & Southern, the Duluth Red Wing & Southern and the Minnesota Central.

Hardcover book with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket are “like new” condition. 107 pages. One Copy only.