Chicago Great Western Railway
Former CGW operator C. W.
Finch offers 13 books that provide valuable acumen about history,
operations, and life on the Great Western.
- The CGW Winston Tunnel
and its Ghost; 121
pages. Price $23
- The CGW Depot Agent; 301 pages. Price $25
- Our American Railroads;
The Way it Was...;
430 pages. Price $30
- The Railroad Man; Past,
Present and Future;
240 pages. Price $25
- Chicago Great Western
Memories; 210 pages.
- The Life and Love of the
Chicago Great Western Railroad; 151 pages. Price $25
- The CGW Railroad in Jo
Davies County, Illinois;
101 pages. Price $20
- Railroad Fame; It's the
Men Who Made Them Famous;
200 pages. Price $25
- Train Robberies and Wrecks; 217 pages. Price $25
- The CGW Railroad in Stockton
and Elizabeth (photos
only); 460 pages. Price $25
- The CGW Eastern Division
between Oelwein and Chicago;
230 pages. Price $25
- The Old Railroad Depot; 230 pages. Price $25
- The Telegraph; 50 pages. Price $18
Please contact the author
at the address listed below to order any of these books or if
you have any questions. Add $2 to each book ordered for shipping.
Orders will be shipped in one week. All books are special order,
i.e., printed as needed. I was in no way compensated for this
430 Sidney, East Dubuque, IL 61025
747-3257 or email
Photo, Left: CGW Train 192
exits the east portal of the Winston Tunnel in September 1963.
The cloud of smoke could dispel the dubious assertion that diesel
power obviated the need for forced ventilation through the bore.
James Neubauer photo.