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1. Re: [CBQ] 547 West Jackson Boulevard (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Sun, 6 Dec 2020 14:21:34 -0600
I realize I'm drifting off topic, so I'll keep it brief. In the 1970s, my father worked as a programmer/analyst for the University of Illinois at the Chicago Medical Center and he would occasionally
/archives/BRHSLIST/2020-12/msg00031.html (14,943 bytes)

2. Re: [CBQ] Just in passing ................ (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 13:02:40 -0600
Am I correct in thinking that while the fourth track was added on the south, it was the north one that was removed a few years later? As evidence, I point not only to the present day access road on t
/archives/BRHSLIST/2020-12/msg00091.html (21,623 bytes)

3. Re: [CBQ] Mars Light on CBQ, CS and FWD SD9's (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2020 13:58:25 -0600
Bill, Is that Washington Street? -- David Streeter Naperville, IL On 12/18/2020 9:04 AM, William Barber wrote: Scott, I grew up and lived in Downers Grove until I left for college. I agree that most
/archives/BRHSLIST/2020-12/msg00130.html (14,400 bytes)

4. Re: [CBQ] [Proto-Layouts] HO scale EMD E8A & E8B Locomotives | Rapido Trains Inc. (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2020 15:35:38 -0600
I already have more than I need of the Broadways, although I would like one more black stripe. And the price of these...! -- David Streeter On 12/25/2020 12:19 PM, Richard Gortowski via wro
/archives/BRHSLIST/2020-12/msg00148.html (13,507 bytes)

5. Re: [CBQ] Commercial Post - the book "A History of the CB&Q Peoria Branch" (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2020 17:23:39 -0600
The present-day Galesburg Amtrak  depot appears similar to the one pictured at the top of page 155. May I assume this is not a coincidence? -- David Streeter On 12/27/2020 1:55 PM, Bud Linroth wrote:
/archives/BRHSLIST/2020-12/msg00160.html (14,312 bytes)

6. Re: [CBQ] Commercial Post - the book "A History of the CB&Q Peoria Branch" (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 05:57:38 -0600
That's probably what I'm thinking of. I think the last time I was there was when Leviathan was there a few years ago. -- David Streeter On 12/27/2020 7:28 PM, Bud Linroth wrote: Actually, the Galesbu
/archives/BRHSLIST/2020-12/msg00163.html (16,271 bytes)

7. Re: [CBQ] Aurora Depot (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2021 13:22:07 -0600
First, while the depot was closed and effectively abandoned in 1986 when Metra moved to the roundhouse site (Amtrak having previously moved to Naperville), it was only demolished after part of the co
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-11/msg00048.html (14,671 bytes)

8. [CBQ] RPO storage mail for Chicago leg of Builder? (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:12:19 -0500
Is there a readily available, reasonably accurate HO scale Q RPO that would be appropriate for the Chicago - St. Paul leg of the Empire Builder in the 1955-60 era? I just learned that the GN's RPO di
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-09/msg00108.html (11,438 bytes)

9. Re: [CBQ] RPO storage mail for Chicago leg of Builder? (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:31:38 -0500
Let me give more details from GNRHS Reference Sheet No. 227: The consist list has Baggage car: storage mail, St. Paul to Spokane (westbound) RPO-storage mail car, St. Paul to Seattle Baggage car: sto
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-09/msg00120.html (14,378 bytes)

10. Re: [CBQ] RPO storage mail for Chicago leg of Builder? (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 20:54:54 -0500
In the second and third photos, I think that's the baggage-dorm, not the RPO, based on the window pattern. The leading full baggage would be storage mail. Still, the photos are useful; thanks. Are th
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-09/msg00126.html (13,952 bytes)

11. Re: [CBQ] Harrison St. Tower (was: BRHS Contact Us Message) (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 19:05:18 -0500
Fascinating photos. Odd how the modern computer screens look more archaic now than the interlocking machine does. -- David Streeter On 9/30/2021 5:33 PM, Harold Krewer wrote: Here are some photos of
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-09/msg00187.html (14,049 bytes)

12. Re: [CBQ] Waycars and cabooses used on run-through trains (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 19:25:59 -0500
I have a vague memory of an anecdote within a larger article in Trains about a BN crew (in the 70s) that took a transfer to the BRC during a snowstorm. Naturally, they died there and had quite a wait
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-07/msg00070.html (12,617 bytes)

13. Re: [CBQ] Q Connection Sale (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Mon, 24 May 2021 15:27:53 -0500
My understanding is that there are/were higher fees (payable to ???) for cars interchanged within the Chicago Switching District. This is why BN kept the connection with CNW at West Chicago for so lo
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-05/msg00091.html (14,181 bytes)

14. Re: [CBQ] Zephyr cars at Hill City (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Sat, 3 Apr 2021 20:57:04 -0500
Wow! How long did those truck shrouds last? -- David Streeter On 4/2/2021 3:27 PM, Bryan Howell via wrote: Here are web pages of the cars' new homes: Silver Streak: http://www.texascompound
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-04/msg00023.html (13,547 bytes)

15. Re: [CBQ] Rollers (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:53:56 -0500
Was this going on before computers came along? If so, how did they manage to send the updated waybills to the correct location to act on them? -- David Streeter Pete Hedgpeth's story and Jack Schroed
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-04/msg00092.html (12,888 bytes)

16. Re: [CBQ] Rollers (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:16:54 -0500
And a few minutes after I asked the question, I found it had already been answered. Thanks. -- David Streeter -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Links: You receive all messages sent to this group. Vie
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-04/msg00093.html (11,735 bytes)

17. Re: [CBQ] "CB&Q 35" Questions (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 21:37:36 -0500
Did you intend to put in a link to a video? -- David Streeter On 4/18/2021 3:32 PM, Bob Yarger via wrote: In this Chicago RR Fair video, it appears as "UP 119" for the wedding of the rails
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-04/msg00138.html (12,023 bytes)

18. [CBQ] Builder in 56 (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 18:38:46 -0500
In the summer of 1956, how many Es would the Q have put on the Empire Builder? Would they have been all facing forward? -- David Streeter -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Links: You receive all mess
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-03/msg00131.html (9,867 bytes)

19. Re: [CBQ] Builder in 56 (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 13:25:07 -0500
I was afraid of that. Means I need to find another BLI E with black stripes. -- David Streeter On 3/21/2021 7:49 AM, Patrick Egan wrote: I believe in the late spring of 55, it was 3, most likely 1 fo
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-03/msg00136.html (12,342 bytes)

20. Re: [CBQ] Builder in 56 (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 04:24:39 -0500
Thanks. I'll keep that in mind if I decide to the train in the late 60s, but right now my interest is the mid to late 50s. -- David Streeter On 3/21/2021 8:22 PM, Tom Mack via wrote: On Sat
/archives/BRHSLIST/2021-03/msg00141.html (12,371 bytes)

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