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The Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway or Omaha Road (reporting mark CMO) was a railroad in the U.S. states of Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. It was incorporated in 1880 as a consolidation of the Chicago, St. Paul and Minneapolis Railway and North Wisconsin Railway,[1] and the Chicago and North Western Railway gained control in 1882. The C&NW leased the Omaha Road in 1957 and merged the company into itself in 1972.[2]

Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway (CStPM&O) 4-4-0 locomotive #278


Disposition of lines

The following main lines were part of the Omaha Road:[3]

Now mostly part of the Union Pacific Railroad's Wyeville and Altoona Subdivisions

  • Northern Division: Northline (junction with Eastern Division towards Minneapolis-St. Paul) to Bayfield, Wisconsin

Now abandoned

Now a Union Pacific Railroad branch line south of Cameron

Now abandoned

Now the Union Pacific Railroad's Mankato and Worthington Subdivisions

Now the Minnesota Southern Railway east of Manley

Now abandoned

References

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