The LaSalle and Bureau County Railroad Company - Information
Information about the LS&BC has appeared in magazines, books, newspapers, and even videos over the years.
LS&BC on video:
"Fallen Flags and First Generation Diesels" Roger Holmes Video Productions. PO Box 124, Hudson, IL, 61748.
LS&BC Track Blueprints (copies):
Union Depot Railroad Museum 783 Main
Street, P.O. Box 433, Mendota, IL, 61342
Photocopies of the LS&BC trackplan circa 1950 $10 each (as of Summer 2000)
LS&BC magazine articles:
Boyd, Jim. "The LaSalle and Bureau County." Pages 24-28. July 1972. Railroad Model Craftsman.
Railnews. Page 24. March 1982. Railfan & Railroad.
Railnews. Page 30. July 1986. Railfan & Railroad.
Information Booth. Page 62. October 1952. Railroad Magazine.
Assorted LS&BC pictures from magazines:
Model Railroading. February 1987. Page 44. "Freight Cars of the Fifties: PS-1 40 Box Cars" (LS&BC boxcar)
Railfan & Railroad. November 1981. Front cover, COLOR picture of GP7 (from the Chicago Division)
Railfan & Railroad. March 1982. Page 24, COLOR picture of purple Baldwin #9 at LaSalle enginehouse
Railfan & Railroad. May 1982. Front cover, COLOR picture of GP7 #273 (from the Chicago Division)
Railfan & Railroad. January 1984. Front cover, COLOR picture of GP35s #2 and #3 (from the Chicago Division)
Trains. January 1982. Page 21, COLOR picture of purple Baldwin #9 at LaSalle enginehouse
LS&BC information or pictures in books:
Charlton, Kenody. "Rails Across the Land" 1991. Heimburger House Publishing Company, Forest Park, IL.
Daughen, Joseph R. and Binzen, Peter. "The Wreck of the Penn Central" 1971.
Dolzall, Gary W. and Stephen F. "Diesels from Eddystone: The Story of Baldwin Diesel Locomotives" 1984. Kalmbach Publishing, Milwaukee, WI.
<>Lind, Alan R.
"From the Lakes to the Gulf: The Illinois Central Railroad
Story" 1993. Transport History Press, Forest Park, IL.
Sources of photos used in this site:
Each of the sources listed below is an excellent source of railroad slides and/or photos. You can obtain a list of photographs or slides for sale by sending them a SSAE. I recommend each of them!
Mr. Paul Hunnell
892 Honest Pleasure Drive
Naperville, IL 60540
William Raia (Paul Stringham
P. O. Box 2069
Schiller Park, IL 60176
K. Vollrath (Vollrath &
1000 W. 97th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64114
LS&BC SITE MAP
Questions, comments or material that you would like to contribute? Contact me at joebartoli at sbcglobal dot net.
Copyright Notice: text © J. Bartoli, 2014, unless otherwise noted. All photographs are Copyrighted by the individuals or organizations identified with those photos.
Last Modified 12/24/2014.