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1. [CBQ] Illinois Midland (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 22:53:36 EST
I recently talked with a gentlemen who lives on land near Newark,IL that the Illinois Midland passed thru. He even has several pieces of rail in his backyard where it was left when the line was taken
/archives/BRHSLIST/2006-12/msg00147.html (9,503 bytes)

2. [CBQ] 12,000 Days (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 23:04:55 EST
While "12,000 Days on the Northwestern Line" is focused on the CNW there are many references to the Q and BN. If your interested in learning what was going on behind the scenes at many RRs and the in
/archives/BRHSLIST/2006-12/msg00148.html (9,072 bytes)

3. [CBQ] Illinois Midland (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 19:17:02 EST
I've started digging. Please refer to B.B. #6 back cover.There's a photo of a Q steam excursion doing a runby at Millington,IL. On the backtrack are both units of the Illinois Midland as of 10/59. Th
/archives/BRHSLIST/2006-12/msg00164.html (10,237 bytes)

4. Fwd: [CBQ] Eola Depot? (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 17:58:08 EST
There was a shelter at Eola Road as I recall on the Sourth side,East of the road crossing( I admit to being a bit foggy on this at this long removed date). But rest assured in modern time there wasnt
/archives/BRHSLIST/2006-12/msg00175.html (9,973 bytes)

5. [CBQ] Alley Job (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 18:48:44 EST
Slowly I'm working on an article about the Alley Job. This was the high paying,long hour job out of Eola each day to South River St,Middle Ave,etc,etc,etc. I have several first hand accounts of this
/archives/BRHSLIST/2006-12/msg00176.html (8,982 bytes)

6. [CBQ] Recent BRHS Data Sheets !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 10:43:53 EST
I just wanted to drop a note about how pleased I have been with the recent data sheets that have accompanied the latest Zephyr and Bulletin. Both have answered many operating and business questions t
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-12/msg00112.html (9,638 bytes)

7. Fwd: [CBQ] Original CB&Q station at Belmont Ave demolished? (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 21:41:16 EST
I dont believe the building on the south side of the mains at Belmont you reference was ever a Q facility. While it probably wasn't the "original" Belmont Ave depot, the one that was between #2 and #
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-12/msg00121.html (10,728 bytes)

8. [CBQ] Traffic Interchanged (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 22:34:02 EST
The recent traffic Interchanged report has raised a question(anybody suprized?!) At Mendota the Q hands the MiIw 1,000 more loaded cars/year than at Savanna ? This is the Milw line to Granville and O
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-12/msg00122.html (9,489 bytes)

9. [CBQ] Employment Start Date (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 22:39:47 EST
Does anyone know how to research an employees hire date on the Q ? My grandfather always stated he put in 43 plus years on the Q. I have numerous seniority lists for switchman on the Aurora division
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-12/msg00123.html (9,278 bytes)

10. [CBQ] Montgomery Stock yard operations (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2007 15:45:00 EST
Rory, What follows applies to most of the yards history,not just the fifties based on what I saw and was told by those who were there over the years. I'm sure Steve can fill in any blanks from his da
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-11/msg00040.html (12,660 bytes)

11. Fwd: [CBQ] Re: Montgomery Stock yard operations (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:02:26 EST
Not to be contradictory but are you sure those stock cars set on the south wye were for the Chgo stock yards? The recent posting of Condrs. lists s/o at Congress Park shows them headed to points east
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-11/msg00045.html (10,734 bytes)

12. [CBQ] Montgomery Stock Yards operation (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 20:26:39 EST
The beer distributor that Russ references was Magill Beverage. It moved from Alley Job trackage at what was then Walnut St (now New York St) in Aurora sometime after the Mongtomery Industrial park op
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-11/msg00046.html (9,496 bytes)

13. [CBQ] Del Monte-Mendota (score: 1)
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2007 23:00:52 EST
Keep in mind that my comments are for the early BN days(70s) when I worked Mendota yard and various w/fs that came and went from Mendota. But things were probably little changed from the Q days. Delm
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-11/msg00088.html (9,782 bytes)

14. [CBQ] Cars used by Farm Implement Mfgs. (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 00:21:27 EDT
Let me see if I can add some info to the conversation on service to the implement companies in the Quad Cities. My memory (haven't pulled the actual notes) of conversation w/Lew Peshia and Wade Gorma
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-10/msg00053.html (10,696 bytes)

15. [CBQ] GATX Tank Cars (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 05:35:20 EDT
Duncan, I've been in the tank car leasing business for 21 plus years. So based on that experience here's my spin on cars Hubinger would use in the 60s. Oh and by the way Hubinger was a large UTLX cus
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-10/msg00057.html (9,744 bytes)

16. Fwd: [CBQ] GATX Tank Cars (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 09:29:12 EDT
Duncan, Since you are focusing on 1962/63 Hubinger and the Corn Syrup industry would have been using riveted and welded class 103 and 104w cars of 8 and 10K capacity cars that had interior coils and
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-10/msg00060.html (9,985 bytes)

17. Fwd: [CBQ] Zearing IL (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 10:11:03 EDT
Here's answers to a couple of your questions: Yes there was a wye at Zearing and the NYC/Q interchanged cars there. The Q crossed the Illinois river on a lift span west of the high I.C. bridge on it'
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-10/msg00063.html (9,783 bytes)

18. Fwd: [CBQ] Tank Car Info (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 11:50:27 EDT
In the front of the "Specifications....." manual should there be a list by AAR/DOT class and the characteristcs of each car. I.E DOT 111A100W1 is a tank car either insulated or none,etc..............
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-10/msg00072.html (10,313 bytes)

19. [CBQ] Why two routes to Streator ? (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 15:28:34 EDT
This is just a summary of thoughts on my part: Was Streator any different than Aurora,Mendota, and many others where the Q had bought up these local lines to form a network ? Maybe Baldwins' corporat
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-10/msg00100.html (11,398 bytes)

20. [CBQ] Aurora Branch/Nifa Branch (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2007 18:40:56 EDT
Guys, Let's see if I can shed a little light. The line from Aurora to West Chicago on the east side of the Fox River is the original Aurora Branch RR. The line from the passing track off the C&I in A
/archives/BRHSLIST/2007-09/msg00014.html (14,486 bytes)

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