Railroads and Railroad History in the United States: W

Wabash RR: "The . . . ," by C.E. Fisher, 93/116-117; loco. notes, 93/117-120;
       "The . . . ," by William Swartz, 133/5-30; "Guide to Predecessor Lines of
       the ...," 133/31-35; "All-Time Wabash Locomotive Roster," 133/36-113;
       134/93; USRA freight cars, 128/28-33; use of CB&Q track in lowa, 24/40;
       involvement with Lehigh Valley RR, 126/29; with Grand Trunk Ry,
       147/18; emblem 153/47; locos., 185/87, 95-96; mention, 132/74; "Railroad Rx", by
       H. Roger Grant, 192/8-18
Wabash, Chester & Western RR: 122/38
Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal RR: 133/28, 38, locos., 43; 185/68, 70,95
Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific RR: 93/116, 117; 133/18, 19, 20, 35, locos., 38-39,
       41, 45-67, 72-76
Wabash Western RR: 93/116
Waco & North Western RR: 94/26; SP/21
Waco, Beaumont, Trinity & Sabine RR: 63/62, 64, 66
Wadena & Park Rapids RR: 143/18
Wages: see Labor
Wagner Palace Car Co.: Victoria, 138/28, 84; mention, 1/4, 8
Walkill Valley RR: 131/34
Walla Walla & Columbia River RR: 149/57,59
Walpole RR: 1/12; 22/56
Walsh Construction Co.: 152/100
Ware River RR: 17/21; 82/33
Warren RR: 72/9
Warren & Farnsworth RR: 91/102
Warren & Farnsworth Valley RR: 91/98-101
Warren Iron passenger car (1853): 6/34
Warrier Southern RR: loco. 157/88
"A Wartime Triangle Rail Trip," by John P. Humiston, 171/97-106
Warwick Valley RR: 47/67-68, locos.,74
Wasatch & Jordan Valley RR: 149/63
Washburn, Bayfield & Iron River RR: Wis/56,58
Washington, D.C.: "The Development of the Railroads in . . . ," by C. Thomas,
       105/23-32
Washington & Chesapeake Beach Ry: 58/32-33
Washington & Franklin Ry.: 155/69
Washington & Great Northern Ry: 143/18
Washington & Ohio RR: 105/27, 29
Washington & Old Dominion RR: 105/31,32, photos between 24 and 25
Washington City, Virginia Midland & Great Southern RR: 105/28
Washington County RR: roster, 56/88; mention, 3/52; 94/56; 152/54, 56, 64,
       67, 70, 73
Washington, Frederick & Gettysburg RR: 98/71, 72; loco. 162/75
Washington, Ohio & Western RR: 92/42; 105/29, 31; 109/53
Washington, Potomac & Chesapeake RR: 58/35
Washington Southern RR: USRA freight cars, 128/20, 29-33; 105/29, 30
Washington Western Ry: 94/30
Wason, Thomas W.: 138/6-7 (car builder)
Wason Mfg. Co.: 138/28, 33, 40, 42
"Wasps in the Air Brakes," 140/103
Watches: wartime shortage (1943), 134/118
"Watching the Trains Go By," by G.H. Latham,53/69-71
Watchung RR: 52/62
"Water Boys," 141/26
Waterfront Improvement Co., 162/63
Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern RR: 132/79, 80
Waterloo, Cedar Falls Transit Co.: 132/78
Waterman Lumber Co.: 162/72
Watertown & Madison RR: Wis/20, 28
Watertown & Rome RR: locos., 32/37, 38; 109/47; loco. Lion, 117/50-52;
       mention, 109/45; 122/62
Watertown & Sioux Falls Ry: 143/18, locos., 60, 62, 64, 77, 102
Waterville Ry: 143/64, 67
Waterville & Wiscasset RR: 43/45-47; 57/ 115, 119-120, 122
Watonga & Northwestern RR: 60/42
Waukegon & South Western RR: 159/54
Waukon & Mississippi RR: 136/27, locos., 108
Waukon, Mississippi River & Guaranty Co.: 132/75
Waupaca-Green Bay Ry: 115/58-61, loco., 73; Wis/43, 44
Waxahatchie Tap RR: 94/56
Waycross & Florida RR: 86/65
"We Observe 100th Anniversary of the Passing of the First Expressman," 66/53
Webb compound loco.: 58/20-21
Webber Falls RR: 60/72
Webber Falls, Shawnee & Western RR: 60/ 72-73
Webber King Lbr. Co.: 146/103
Webster & Marks: 103/62 (loco. builder)
Webster City & South Western RR: 132/ 78
"The Weems Torpedo: Two Miles per Minute in 1889," 142/91-92
Weidman Lbr. Co.: 113/78
Weir Lbr. Co.: 94/32
Weirton Steel Co.: 158/124; 159/66
Welch, J.F.M.: loco. No. 2 photo, 123/88
Weldon Lbr. Co.: 88/90
"'The Well-Known Narrow Gauge Railway Champion': Colonel
       Edward Hulbert of Georgia", by George W. Hilton, 157/17-44; 158/150
Wells, Uriah: "Uriah Wells, Locomotive Builder of Petersburg," by T. Norrell,
       124/41-51; partial loco. builders list, 124/49; mention, 8/29
Wells, Fargo & Co.: 40/55,58
Wells Lbr. Co., J.W.: 119/52
Wellsboro & Lawrenceville RR: 55/49-50
Wellsburg, Bethany & Washington RR: 174/65
Wellston & Jackson Belt Ry: 53/24
Wellsville, Addison & Galeton RR: 129/69
Wellsville & Buffalo RR: 49/42, 52, 67; 70/52
Wellsville, Bolivar & Eldred RR: 78/64, 69, map opp. 82
Wellsville, Coudersport & Pine Creek RR: 49/34; 70/51
West Branch Tann. Co.: 162/70
West Branch Valley RR: 96/34
West Chester & Philadelphia RR: 21/32; 72/81
West Clarion RR: 76/49
West End Coal Co.: 162/77
West Feliciana RR: locos. 1838, 62/60; history and locos. 1840, 101/74;
       office builder, 139/52; 140/9,loco., 100
West Jersey & Atlantic RR: 108/64
West Jersey & Sea Shore RR: 73/26, 30-31
West Lumber. Co.: 63/110; 175/126
"The West Point oŁ the South Carolina Railroad," 37/71
West Point Foundry: contract with Mohawk & Hudson RR, 1831, 55/19-22;
       location, 65/77; "The ...," by C.E. Fisher, 52/36-40, loco. record, 39. See
       also South Carolina RR. Best Friend; loco. 162/62
West River RR: 100/64; VC/59
West Shore RR: loco. notes, 52/25; Syracuse & Chenango Valley RR branch,
       46/21-23. See also New York, West Shore & Buffalo RR
West Side & Yonkers Ry: 130/24
West Side Belt RR: 185/70, 95
West Stockbridge RR: 17/16
West Virginia Central RR: see West Virginia Central & Pittsburgh Ry
West Virginia Central & Pittsburgh Ry: "The ...," by W.R. Hicks, 113/6-29;
       roster, 113/29-31; 118/48; mention, 109/31-32; 122/27, 28; 155/74-75;
       locos. 95-96
West Virginia Midland RR: photos, 109/ between 32 and 33; 113/between 16
       and 17; mention, 120/89; 155/78
West Wisconsin Ry: Wis/33, 36; 154/18,20
Western RR (Massachusetts): "The Genesis of the . . . ," by H.A. Freeman,
       22/5-8; locos., 9ff, 27; 1843 timetable, 22/28, 30; Winans locos., 22/35-39;
       "From Corporation Records of ... Meeting of March 11, 1836," 22/34-35;
       "The ... of Massachusetts," by C.E. Fisher, 69/5-102; construction history,
       69/5-39; early locos., 69/4045; operations, 69/46-55; later history, 69/56-77;
       later locos., 69/78-81; roster, 69/82; Eddy Clock locos., 2/13-17; Bristol
       loco., 7/46; locos. 1841, 62/47; history and locos. 1840, 101/74-75; single
       driver loco., 114/29, 36; passenger train description, 1865, 12/50-51;
       1848 notes, 33/15; 1848 timetable, 33/21; history, 33/42; 1860 timetable,
       33/49; express contract, 52/56-57; dividends, 132/59, 69; West Brookfield
       station, 139/52; mention, 17/16, 20; 9/38; 27/9; 52/43; photo loco. Bristol,
       152/35. loco. 67
Western Alaska Construction Co.: 162/72, 74
Western Allegheny RR: 72/114; 84/53, 54; 119/54,55,57
Western & Atlantic RR: "The Capture of the General," by H.P. Yeaton, 3/34-44;
       "The Andrews Raid," by W. Kurtz, 106/6-18; "An Unpublished Account
       of the Great Locomotive Chase," by J.G. Bogle, 123/55-57; loco. Texas,
       132/37-46; Civil War involvement, 59/61-62; 157/21-24; mention, 108/56,
       69, 70, 71; 134/57, 62-63"Records of the Western & Atlantic Railroad and
       Related Historical Resources in Georgia," by Robert S. Davis, Jr. 158/151
       (Research Note)
Western lowa RR: 24/41; 132/77
Western Maryland Ry: "The Connellsville Extension of the . . . ," by W.R. Hicks,
       85/19-25; Cumberland extension, 122/26-35: involvement with Georges Creek
       & Cumberland RR, 85/16-17; with Cumberland and Pennsylvania RR, 66/45;
       with Coal and Iron RR and West Virginia Central and Pittsburgh RR,
       113/27-28; Pittsburgh & Lake Erie RR agreement, 112/15; B&O RR control,
       129/66; Civil War, 108/52, 54; bridges, 148/125; 149/124; Russian 2-10-0s,
       124/72, 75; USRA freight cars, 128/28-33; business car No. 20, 113/22;
       mention, 98/69; 113/6; emblems 153/32,51; "The ... : A Corporate History"
       by George M. Leilich, 155/65-86; "Steam Locomotives of the ..." , by
       William D. Edson, 155/87-110; Port Covington described, 155/75; photo loco.
       No. 6, largest Shay ever built, 155/79; historical map opp. 155/80
Western New York & Pennsylvania RR: 75/139; 80/71, 75, 82; narrow gauge
       locos., 85/45-51; signalling, 44/7S, 80; mention, 95/45
Western New York & South Western RR: 64/37
Western Oklahoma RR: 60/42
Western Oregon RR: 94/26; locos, 78; SP/21
Western Pacific RR (first): 94/26, locos., 70, 71, 76, 134, 135, 138; SP/21, 105;
       180/8,26; William Penn loco., 150/20; mention, 5/17, 18; 17/50-51, 54, 48/35-36;
Western Pacific RR (second): 48/37-38; emblem 153/45; loco. 159/67; 175/131
Western Ry Co. of Florida: 86/126
Western RR of Alabama: loco. 157/91; loco. 158/133
Western RR of Massachusetts: see Western RR
Western RR of North Carolina: 67/57; 118/56
Western Transporation Co.: 10/36; 141/38, loco., 40
Western Union RR: 136/27, locos.,71, 85; Wis/20,21, 29, 30
Western Union Telegraph Co.: 40/59-60 (agreements with Railway Express
       Agency)
Western Vermont RR: history and roster, 90/101-104; mention, 7/54
Westfield RR: 119/51
Westinghouse Co.: 1914 rectifier car tests on New Haven RR, 138/86; rectifier
       locos., 137/66-79
"Westward from Denver: The Obsession of David Moffat," by S.F. Mehls, 146/29-40
Weyerhauser Co., F.: 154/43
Wharton & Northern RR: locos., 72/80, 121
"What the Engines Said," by Francis Bret Harte, 12/52; 120/81 (poem)
"What It Takes," by Don L. Hofsommer, 187/74-77
Wheeler & Dusenberry's RR: 91/102
Wheeler Lbr. Co., C.H.: 94/128
"The Wheeler Station" (Malone, New York), by L. Doherty, 49/91-94
Wheeling & Lake Erie RR: Russian 2-10-Os; 124/68; loco. notes, 133/77; 77/29;
       USRA freight cars, 128/28-33; "Wheeling & Lake Erie," by James L. Larson,
       185/66-97
Wheeling Bridge & Terminal Ry.: 185/67
Wheeling Steel Co.: 156/61
Whistles: "The Steam Locomotive . . . ," by C.F.H. Allen, 106/28-31; origin,
       21/6; musical . . . (1926), 136/21
White Grandin Lbr. Co.: 84/54
White Lbr. Co., A.C.: 161/96
White Lbr. Co., J.J.: 140/27; 158/135
White Pass & Yukon RR: 141/91
White Pine Lbr. Co.: 75/51
White River Lbr. Co.: 154/41
White River RR: 56/92; loco. 152/56, 60, 62, 64
"White Train" (NY&NE RR), 1/14, 15; 4/11, 30
Whitefield & Jefferson RR: 17/22; 35/72; 39/45
Whitneyville & Machiasport RR: "The . . . ," by H.S. Walker, 98/76-78; track
       and locos., 15/35-36
"Who's in Last Place?" by R.A. LeMassena, 149/114-i15 (last steam locomotives
       from each builder)
"Why the Pennsy Modified the P5a Class Electrics," by F. Westing, 130/61-67
"Why the Santa Fe Isn't Under Wires," by Wallace W. Abbey, 181/92-102
"Why Steam Stalled," by J. Parker Lamb, 188/72-83
"Why Write History?", by John H. White, 152/7
Whyte's locomotive and name Classification system, 87/83-95; 168/98; 169/82;
       170/104-105; 172/80-81
Wichita & Colorado RR: 63/50
Wichita & Western RR: 75/26; locos., 172-173; mention, SF/18; 86/101
Wichita Falls Ry: 63/16-17, 20
Wichita Falls & Northwestern RR: 63/16-17, 21, roster, 102; mention, 60/15,
       22, 52; 75/27, 96; SF/18; "Working on the (Branch Line) Raitroad," by D.L.
       Hofsommer, 137/80-93
Wichita Falls & Southern Ry: 63/16, 17, 18, 64, roster, 106; photo, No. 12, 63/112
Wichita Falls & Wellington RR: 63/16, 17
Wichita Falls, Ranger & Fort Worth RR: 84/53; 95/45; 119/52
Wichita North Western RR: 75/88, 89
Wicomico & Pocomoke RR: 21/28, 33; 67/57; 118/56
Wilberts Lumber & Shingle Co., A.: 162/66
Wilberts Sons Lumber Co., A.: 162/66
Wild Goose RR: 46/51
Wildwood Logging Branch RR: Wis/33, 37
Wilkes Barre & Pittston RR: 109/27
William Cypress Lumber Co., F.B.: 162/65
"William Jennings Bryan and the 1896 Campaign." Jeffrey Mora: 199
Williams Valley RR: 67/119; 105/43; locos., 118/59, 60
Williams Valley RR Mining Co.: 105/45
Williamsburg Lumber Co.: 162/64
Williamson & Brown Lbr. Co.: 88/91
Williamsport & Elmira RR: locos. 1838, 6/29; 62/53; history and locos. 1840,
       101/75; mention, 67/28; 91/23
Williamsport & North Branch RR: 67/98, 100; loco. 159/62
Williamston RR: 73/38
Williamston & Delaware River RR: 67/46, 50; locos., 118/43, 44
Williamstown & Redfield RR: "Informal History of the . . . ," by R.F. Palmer, 114/53-57
Williamsville, Greenville & St. Louis RR: 98/17,29
Wilmar & Sioux Falls Ry: 132/78; 143/19, locos., 32, 40, 44,58, 64
Wilmington & Andover RR: 4/4; 17/15
Wilmington & Delaware River RR: 118/44
Wilmington & Manchester RR: 164/86-94
Wilmington & Northern RR: 67/118; locos., 118/57, photo between 48 and 49
Wilmington & Raleigh RR: locos. 1838, 6/32; 62/57; history and locos. 1840,
       101/75-76; 103/75-76; mention, 12/ 25, 27; 20/41
Wilmington & Susquehanna RR; 21/6
Wilmington & Weldon RR: 12/25-27; 108/66, 67
Wilmington, Columbia & Augusta RR: 86/100
Wilton RR: 17/18
Wilton & Northern RR: 93/105
Winans: "Ross Winans," by L.W. Sagle, 70/7-17; partial loco. record, 70/18-21;
       loco. notes, 73/53; first loco. truck, 15/72-73, 76; first six driver
       loco., 17/57, 59; engines on Western RR (Massachusetts), 69/41-44; single driver
       loco., 114/29-35; centipede, 109/11; grasshopper loco patent, 87/16-18; running
       gear patent, 87/16-18; camel firebox patent, 87/18-20; passenger car patent suit,
       123/15-16; mention, 52/14-15; 91/17-19
Winchester RR: 1835 notes, 26/54
Winchester & Alabama RR: 90/75,76
Winchester & Potomac RR: locos. 1838, 62/55; history and locos. 1840, 101/76;
       loco. Virginia, 150/24, 60; mention, 9/40; 104/8; 105/23, 24; 108/54, 64
Winchester & Strasburg RR: 105/28
Winchester & Western RR: 66/49
Winfield Ry: 89/160
Winnebago & Lake Superior RR: 54/2, 7-9; Wis/67
Winona & St. Peter RR: 95/56-57; 115/23-24; CNW/10, roster, 65-66, loco.
       notes, 20, 24, 30, 34, 35, 38, 39, 40, 47, 52-54
Winona & South Western RR: 154/34
Winona & Western RR: 154/34
Winona Bridge Ry Co.: 115/26; Wis/61
Winston & Bone Valley: 86/93
Winston-Salem Southbound RR. emblem 153/50
Wiscasset & Quebec RR: 43/43-47; 57/ 114-120; roster, 37/19
Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Ry: "The . . . ," by H.T. Crittenden,
       43/43-59; 57/120-135
Wisconsin: "Railroads of ...," by J.P. Kayser, Wis/4-72
Wisconsin-Alabama Lbr. Co.: 84/53; 119/54; 144/60
Wisconsin & Chippewa RR: Wis/51-52
Wisconsin & Michigan RR: 49/68; 100/42; 118/7; 121/26; 136/62; CNW/25, 28;
       Wis/21, 31, 62-63
Wisconsin & Minnesota RR: 54/49-50, 161, timetable between 54 and 55;
       Wis/64, 67
"Wisconsin & Northern RR," by C.C. Nelson, 116/5-23, locos., 22; Wis/53, 55
Wisconsin Central RR: "History of the .. . ," by R.L. Martin, 54/1-170; map,
       54/95; location at Neenah and Menasha, 54/6-7; predecessor companies,
       54/7-8; Philips & Colby Construction Co., 54/14; first train in service, 54/15;
       Stevens Point shops, 54/20-21; 1872-73 panic, 54/23-26, 29-30; Ashland
       War, 54/24; Portage branch 54/33, 37; last spike, 54/41; Central Car Co.,
       54/50; Menasha cut-off, 54/51; sleeping cars, 54/54-56; St. Croix River bridge,
       54/57; Rib Lake branch, 54/58; Chicago extension, 54/59; Chicago station,
       54/63; lease to N.P., 54/65; 1893 panic,54/65; use of 111inois Central station,
       55/44; use of Grand Central station, 54/66; Waukesha shops, 54/77; N.P.
       bankruptcy, 54/82; Shiller Park yard, 54/86; Greenwood branch, 54/87; ice
       branches, 54/89; Wheeling Gravel Pit branch, 54/89; Mantiwoc branch,
       54/95; car terry, 54/96; grade elimination, 54/100; North Fond du Lac shops,
       54/104; Abbottsford div. point, 54/108; Owen-Duluth extension, 54/113; Owen-
       Spencer cut-off, 54/115; lease to Soo Line, 54/117; corporate structure,
       54/142-144; construction record, 54/145-146; 1878 rule book, 54/147-149;
       loco. roster,54/150-168; iron ore traffic, 54/119; "Railroad Shops and Car
       Building in Fond du Lac," by S.M. Rich, 135/6-9, 13-33; "A Unique
       Memorial Window" (Stevens Point Methodist Church); 62/76-8l; use of 111inois
       Central station, 43/74; involvement with Chicago & Galena Union RR, 65/38;
       Chicago entrance, 73/54, 56, 60; involvement with Chicago, Cincinnati
       & St. Louis RR, 114/9, 10; lease of Milwaukee & Northern RR, 121/21-24;
       Marshfield fire (1887), 132/85; mention, 145/111; history, Wis/64-68;
       emblem 153/56
Wisconsin, Iowa & Nebraska RR: 132/77; 154/34
Wisconsin, Michigan & Northern RR: 118/10
Wisconsin Midland RR: Wis/22, 32
Wisconsin, Minnesota & Pacific RR: 31/35; 154/28, 34
Wisconsin Northern Ry: Wis/10, 18
Wisconsin, Pittsville & Superior RR: Wis/ 21, 31
Wisconsin, Sault Ste. Marie & Mackinac RR: 111/46, 48; Wis/39
Wisconsin Union RR: 35/78
Wisconsin Valley RR: 136/27, locos., 74; Wis/21, 30
Wisconsin Western RR: 136/27, locos.,76
Woburn Branch RR: "Story of the . . .," by J.M. Kimball, 3/3-13
Wolf & Wisconsin River RR: Wis/9, 18
Wolf River RR: 121/58
Wolf River Valley Ry: Wis/10, 18
Wood County RR: Wis/22, 32
Wood Lbr. Co., George E.: 127/99
Wood River RR: 43/63; 46/41
Wood River Branch RR: 17/21
"A Wooden Railroad," 140/138
Woodruff Sleeping Cars: 59/32-34
Woodstock Ry: "Roots of the ...," by E.T. Meade, 120/48-59; steam inspection
       car, 127/86; loco. notes, 28/25; 32/32; 53/42; loco. 152/94
Woodstock Lbr. Co.: 146/89
Woodville & Southern RR: Wis/33, 37
Woolery Machine Co.: 127/95 (hand cars)
Woonsocket Union RR: 22/55; 49/69
"Wootten and the Reading Shops," by J.L. Holton, 141/61-76
Worcester RR: 21/29, 33
Worcester & Hartford RR: 69/16
Worcester & Nashua RR: loco George T. Rice and Worcester photos, 28/17;
       loco. records, 28/22-25; mention, 17/17,22; 20/59
Worcester & Somerset RR: 21/29
Worcester, Nashua & Rochester RR: loco. records, 28/22-25; mention, 17/22
"Worcester Salt Specials," by C.F.H. Allen, 113/79-82
"Working on the (Branch Line) Railroad," by D.L. Hofsommer, 137/80-93
"Working for the Santa Fe: Memoirs of 'Brownie the Boomer', 1909-1911," by
       H. Roger Grant, 161/35-65
Worthington & Sioux Falls RR: 154/20
Worthington feed water heater: 73/66
"[A History of Wrecks] Wreck Chasers," by H. Roger Grant, 184/66-69
Wrecks: see Accidents
Wrightsville & Tennile RR: 140/91
Wrightsville, York & Gettysburg RR: loco. 1839, 62/62; loco. and history, 1840,
       101/76
"The Writing of Railroad History," by H.R. Grant, 148/9-12
Wye: origin, 81/63-64
Wyoming & Missouri River RR: CNW/34
Wyoming & North Western RR: CNW/13, locos., 39, 69
Wyoming Northern RR: 72/81
Wyoming Pacific Improvement Co.: 143/19, locos., 44,58, 64


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