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Shambaugh, Iowa. CBQ

Shambaugh, Iowa. CBQ

Title

Shambaugh, Iowa. CBQ

Description

Single story wooden depot with sheds. Person next to depot. "Rails end and this might be trails end too for Burlington station at Shambaugh, I[]. Shambaugh used to be part of the Nodaway Valley branch with passenger trains running from St. Joseph to Villisca via Bigelow, Burlington Junction, Clarinda and Villisca. Shambaugh is now the only town on the six mile spur line from Clarinda. 26 miles of rail were abandoned between Shambaugh and Skidmore leaving a Bigelow-Skidmore branch and a Clarinda-Shambaugh branch of what was once a through line called the Nodaway Valley branch running off the main line at Bigelow and running 68 miles to the big main line at Villisca. Shambaugh, Iowa is only 4 miles from the Missouri line. Statio[n] closed but key is at lumber. James A. Williams, Donovan Rd. Route 2 []"--Photograph verso.

Creator

Williams, James A.

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1956-12
2006-05-12

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given. U.S. and international copyright laws may protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For information see: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/spec-coll/help/copyright.html

Relation

John P. Vander Maas Railroadiana
John P. Vander Maas Railroadiana Collection
MSC0468
http://lib.uiowa.edu/collguides/?MSC0468
Vol. 45, Depots by county

Format

8
12

Type

Still image
Photographs
jpeg

Identifier

45shambaugh01.jpg
169946290
http://128.255.22.135/cdm/ref/collection/railroadiana/id/2363