Omaha Photo Index
Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Ry. Locomotives as of the early 1950's
All Photos (but one) by Larry Bohn
email@example.com of Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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4-6-2 #385 Control of the "Omaha" railroad was acquired by the Chicago and North
4-6-2 #386 Western Railroad in 1882. Besides its main lines, the Omaha had a number
4-6-2 #514 of minor lines in northern Wisconsin. The Main line went east from Hudson
4-6-2 #514,2 on the western border of the state to Elroy, Wis. where it joined the
Way Freight Locomotives
4-6-0 #106 North Western. Another line ran from Superior, South east meeting the
4-6-0 #106, 2 main line at Altoona, Wis. (just east of Eau Claire.) A third line went North
4-6-0 #240 east from Hudson to Ashland , Wis. forming an X with the Superior-Altoona line
4-6-0 #317 line which crossed at Spooner, which was the division point for both lines.
Time Freight Locomotives
2-8-2 #392 The 1950's "Omaha" roster of steam locomotives was strictly run of the mill
2-8-2 #409 Quality with all but a very small portion being built between 1900 and 1921
2-8-2 #420 with only 3 built after 1930. Alco. was the exclusive builder except for
2-8-2 #426 the 0-8-0's, with the Schenectady works turning out the Majority of them.
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You may wish to take a look at the following section of Great Northern
Photos also by me.
Richard Leonard's Steam Locomotive Archive
C&NW page byEric Russ.
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The NMRA Directory of World Wide Rail Sites at Dan Dawdy's Cyberspace
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