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1960s PS-1 boxcar (HO) - Kadee is rerunning their ready-to-run HO scale Pullman-Standard PS-1 40' boxcar in a 1967 GB&W paint scheme.

La Crosse Map (1905) - Dick Johnson, a rail historian in La Crosse, shared this map and info on the Green Bay & Western RR in La Crosse.

Caboose #608 (1969.06.06) - GBW #608 at Green Bay, June 6, 1969. This is the last known photo of this caboose.

GBW 614 (1964.04) - Caboose #614 sports a HOME OF THE PACKERS football herald in April 1964.

The End is Near for #22 (2014) - Car #22 nears the end of its life at Cassville, Wisconsin.

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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.

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