Original photo by John Campbell; digital enhancement by Chuck Tomashek.
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Real GB&W ties and ballast near Dodge, Wisconsin.
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A 1960s Train Travelogue DVD - is producing a DVD from the 8 mm films of Joseph Seidl and Lynn Longley. There is some GB&W content in Seidl's portion.

Taylor 1909 (1909) - Noted Wisconsin postcard photographer J. M. Colby captured this scene of the Green Bay & Western in Taylor in 1909.

Scrap Iron (HO) - It's 1944 and the country needs steel - a lot of steel - to fight the world war. This KGB&W gondola is spotted at the salvage yard, ready to take a load of scrap iron to the mill to be converted into new steel.

GB&W Mogul (HO) - Bachmann is producing their Alco 2-6-0 Mogul in a GB&W #256 paint scheme. The model comes DCC-Ready with an 8-pin NMRA plug.


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August - September Poll:

GEs on the GBW?
The December 2013 GB&W Historical Society magazine had an article about the railroad considering to trade in five of their RS2s and RS3s for five General Electric U23Bs in 1972 at a cost of $225,000 each. Instead, the railroad acquired five rebuilt Alco Centuries from GE later that decade for $365,000 each. In hindsight, should the railroad have traded for the U23Bs?
  
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From a 1976 Green Bay Route newspaper ad
From a 1976 Green Bay Route newspaper ad.

The Green Bay and Western Railroad was a paper carrying line and bridge route operating between the Mississippi River at Winona, Minnesota and Lake Michigan at Kewaunee, Wisconsin, via Green Bay.  It was chartered in 1866 as the Green Bay and Lake Pepin to provide an outlet for the region's timber and agriculture.

Information:
 History   Route   Timetables   Working on the Railroad   Car Ferry Roster   Prototype Standards 
Information on the Green Bay Route, including a brief history of the railroad, rosters, timetables, and a short story about growing up near the railroad in the 1940's.
Locos:
Loco Roster   Paint Schemes   Then and Now...   17 Reasons...  
Power on the Green Bay Route: How a Wisconsin short line transformed itself into a high-speed bridge line.
Rolling Stock:
 Rosters   Photo Rosters   Equipment Diagrams   Museum Pieces   CO&E Boxcars 
Freight cars, passenger cars, MOW equipment and cabooses.
Photos & Stuff:
1900   1910   1920   1930   1940   1950   1960   1970   1980   1990   2000  
A collection of Green Bay Route photos and printed material, including an 1885 passenger schedule, photos from a 1969 train wreck and some newspaper ads.
Ephemera
Advertising Materials   Annual Reports   A&W Bridge Token   Checks   GBW&StP Correspondence   Envelope   Caps & Hats   Reorganization Letter   Paperwork   Passes   Scripophily   Employee and Seniority Lists   Tickets   Trading Cards  
We've got enough Green Bay Route paperwork that it deserves it own category! Matchbook covers, train orders, railroad passes, and other paperwork associated with the Green Bay Route.
Modeling:
Latest News    Locomotive Models  Freight Car Models  Modeling Tips  Photos  Projects   Decals    Paint Matches    Lettering Diagrams    WRX Numbers    Green Bay & Waupaca  
Information for modelers of the Green Bay Route.
References:
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Sources for additional Green Bay Route information in print and on the internet.

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