MN&S PASSENGER SERVICE

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MN&S PASSENGER SERVICE
Posted by NP Eddie on Wednesday, August 08, 2018 6:15 PM

ALL:

Today my question is aout MN&S passenger service, which was discontinued during WW2. What type of equipment was used and what were the routes? All my OG's are in storage. Did the MN&S have dining service?

A now retired fellow GN-BN-BNSF clerk from Northtown is the premier authority about dining car china and has never seen MNS plates.

Any help is appreciated.

Ed Burns

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Posted by Trinity River Bottoms Boomer on Sunday, August 19, 2018 9:23 AM

Please visit www.comoshops.com  Consider purchasing The Minneapolis Northfield & Southern Railway...from Dan Patch to Dragons by John C. Luecke and Paul R. Skyhalski, published by Grenadier Publications.  John has published several fine books on railroads in Minnesota and they come highly recommended by this old Texan no less!  MN&S will answer all your questions regarding passenger and freight operations on this historic Minnesota shortline.

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Posted by NP Eddie on Monday, August 20, 2018 4:58 PM

Trinity:

Thanks for the information. I will order that book in September.

Ed Burns

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Posted by Trinity River Bottoms Boomer on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 5:42 AM

Ed, you won't regret adding the MN&S to your railroad book library.  My copy is currently loaned out, in the UK no less.  I requested that the authors sign my copy.  Makes it that much more personal.  I prefer to order direct from small publishers instead of the discount dealers to help support their business when possible.

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Posted by Jones1945 on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 7:22 AM

I wish this is what you are looking for, Ed. Smile, Wink & Grin

https://archive.org/details/Jim_Machacek-_Northfield_Railroad_History

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