Annotated Bibliography of
Bee, Roger, Browne, Gary F.,
& Luecke, John C.; The Chicago Great Western in Minnesota;
Anoka, MN, 1984. A balanced history of the numerous short lines
fused together by the CGW in Minnesota.
Brown, Henry L.; Steam
Locomotives of the Chicago Great Western 2-8-0 Consolidated Type;
Minot, ND, 1977. This title offers photos and technical information
about one type of steam locomotive commonly used by the CGW.
Chicago Great Western; "Corporate
History of the Chicago Great Western Railroad Company as of the
Date of Valuation, June 20, 1916;" Chicago, 1920. This was
prepared by the CGW in order to satisfy, in part, the ICC Valuation
Finch, C. W.; The Winston
Tunnel and its Ghost; Newell, IA, 1985. A former CGW operator
offers a brief history of the Winston Tunnel including two engineering
studies by DeLeuw, Cather, & Company.
Funston, R. Merle; The
Winston Tunnel and I; Newell, IA, 1983. A brief account of
life on a small farm a half-mile north of the Winston Tunnel.
Garnhart, Randy, Pyfer, Jerry,
& Nelson, Mark; Granger Road: A 20th Anniversary Pictorial
Review of the Eastern Division, Chicago District; Rockford,
IL, 1988. A 20 page booklet that portrays the Chicago District.
Grant, H. Roger; The Corn
Belt Route: A History of the Chicago Great Western Railroad Company;
DeKalb, IL, 1984. An outstanding history that provides a valuable
corporate biography of the CGW.
Green, Gene; Chicago Great
Western Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment; Scotch
Plains, NJ, 1998. A 128 page all-color hardcover that features
the rolling stock of the Corn Belt Route.
Hastings, Philip R.; Chicago
Great Western: Iowa in the Merger Decade; Newton, NJ, 1981.
Centered on the CGW in Iowa during its final decade, this pictorial
essay covers most of the system.
Olmsted, Robert P.; Six
Units to Sycamore: Chicago Great Western in Illinois; Woodridge,
IL, 1967. A modest pictorial essay on CGW operations between
Chicago and Sycamore, IL during its final decade.
Olmsted, Robert P.; Four
to Remember: CGW, CB&Q, GM&O, & MILW; Janesville,
WI, 1993. A section of this pictorial essay complements Olmsted's
previous CGW offering, while the remaining sections illustrate
portions of three other midwest fallen flags.
Stagner, Lloyd E.; Chicago
Great Western in Color; Scotch Plains, NJ, 1997. This 128
page all-color hardcover provides uneven, yet valuable color
material on the CGW.
Anonymous; History of the
Chicago Great Western Railway Company; Unpublished manuscript.
A source document anonymously prepared by employees.