The Corn Belt Route: A History of the Chicago Great Western Railroad Company

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The Chicago Great Western Railroad was a spunky midwestern carrier that contributed mightily to the transportation industry. The 1,500-mile CGW, built by the iconoclastic and ambitious A. B. Stickney, proved to be exceptionally innovative as it developed new ways to compete with larger railroads. Pitted against tough, determined competitors, the CGW during its eighty-five years made innovations that changed the history of American transportation. Among the pioneering activities for which the Great Western is remembered are ...

The Corn Belt Route: A History of the Chicago Great Western Railroad Company 1984, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875800950

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