Bay & Western Lines
The East-West Short Route
Videos about the Green Bay Route.
Videos primarily about the GBW, listed alphabetically by title.
Freight and yard shots, plus rides on engine #306 and transfer caboose #101.
Follows a Boat Train from Green Bay to Kewaunee and return. Footage is taken from 'Alcos In Wisconsin And Michigan.'
Follows a train from East Winona to Green Bay, also some footage from a 1976 excursion train.
Filmed in the early 1990's, this video follows several GB&W trains working their way west from Green Bay and also east from East Winona. Unfortunately, they do not cover the Kewaunee Subdivision.
Other videos with GB&W content:
Color silent films with music and narration from 1960s films of Joseph Seidl plus some late 1950�s thru 1966 films by Lynn Longley. There is some GB&W content in Seidl's portion.
Three days of chasing Alcos on the GB&W, C&NW and LS&I plus a look at the E&LS BLW's.
Rare diesels in Michigan. CNW C628s, RS32s, LS&I Alligators and more includes a GB&W RS-11 almost wiping out a motorist on side of the road trackage.
Highlights include: Green Bay and Western, UP Silver Zone Pass, Blue Unit Circus Train, SP's Siskiyou Line, Boone & Scenic Valley RR, Railroads of Omaha, Frisco 1522, Eisenhower Centennial.
Mainly covers the Burlington Northern from Minneapolis / St. Paul south along the Missippi River to Savanna, Ill., but includes some GB&W along with SOO, CP, C&NW, WSOR, CC&P, UP, IC, MNNR, and TC&W.
Mainly covers the Chicago & North Western Railroad north to Superior, west to Hudson, and east to Adams, but includes some GB&W along with Wisconsin Central and Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific.
Mainly covers the RFV from rom Green Bay south to Milwaukee and Manitowoc, but includes some GB&W along with C&NW, WC, and E&LS.
It covers the railroad for about two minutes in the beginning of the 41-minute DVD -- with all of the emphasis on Edward Decker and none on W.W. Cargill and the east coast stockholders.
GB&W yard switching, road trains and even a ride on the City of Midland 41 rail and car ferry across Lake Michigan are featured. Also features the Chicago Central & Pacific, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, and the Dakota Minnesota and Eastern. From the video camera of Bob Rivard.
Both compilation videos includes brief clips from "The Green Bay Route" video.
Includes videos of a GB&W boat train and road jobs between Green Bay and Winona.
Includes a segment 'Steamin' on the GB&W' from an October 2000 excursion.
Includes a Green Bay & Western RS-20 on lease to Badger Mining.
Includes the GB&W at Kewaunee in charge of yard work and boat loading. After the Viking is switched in Kewaunee, the C&O boat City of Midland 41 arrives. Following its departure, follows GBW RS-27 #310 as it returns to Green Bay.
Action on the rails of the Green Bay & Western, Soo Line, Burlington Northern, Chicago & North Western, Chicago Central, and the Dakota Minnesota & Eastern. In color with live audio and narration.
Much of the video is devoted to the Milwaukee Road and Chicago & North Western with some Soo Line. The DVD rounds out with the GB&W's red-and-gray Alco locomotives in Green Bay in the 1960s.
WC freight train action across Central Wisconsin. Includes the WC's connecting railroads GB&W, Tomahawk Ry, Union Pacific, Wisconsin & Michigan, Nekoosa Paper and C&NW. Also steam excursions powered by C&NW #1385, SOO #1003, and D&NM #14. Video footage era 1990-2001.
Mainly WC trains, but includes some 'now and then' flashbacks to GB&W Alco powered trains. Rail footage era 1991 - 2000.
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