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Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Abandonment

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2006-125

Content Description

The collection consists of correspondence, news clippings and maps of the Chicago and Northwestern rail line. The collection mainly deals with the proposed abandonment of the Chicago and Northwestern rail line between Pierre and Rapid City in 1983. Most of the correspondence and news clippings deal with the proposed abandonment. Also included is some history of the bridge construction. The maps include schematic drawings of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Bridge in Pierre and a railway bridge near Wasta, SD. A list of the maps is provided.

Acquisition Type

Transfer

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1906, 1927, 1983

Creator

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet

Inventory

Maps: 1) Chicago & Northwestern Railway, Dakota Division, Pierre & Ft. Pierre Bridge #1500. Strain Sheet, January 15, 1906; Detail of Points L4 to L7, March 21, 1906; Substructure, Abutment No.1 & Pier #2, November 2, 1927; Strain Sheet, January 15, 1906; Superstructure, May 10, 1950; Details of Points L0 to L3, February 3, 1906; Superstructure, November 8, 1906; Plan of Caisson Bracing, May 14, 1906; Details of Pier 1,2,4,5,6 - April 12, 1906; Details of Center Pier of Draw Span #3, May 18, 1906; Details of Superstructure, Pierre St. Subway, July 24, 1906; Masonry Plan, Pierre St. Subway, November 11, 1906; Details of Superstructure, Pierre St. Subway, October 17, 1906. 2) Chicago & Northwestern Railway, Bridge No. 1813, 2.5 miles east of Wasta, SD. Superstructure Span (2 of 3), July 1927; Substructure, Remodeled Pier #2, #3, #4, June 16, 1927; American Bridge Company, Sheet #2, October 14, 1927; American Bridge Company, Sheet E1, October 14, 1927; Substructure, June 12, 1926; General Plan, August 17, 1909.