Railroad photos from the past in the Cornell area. Some of the photos were featured in a book: The Cornell Line: The History of the Omaha Railway’s Branch Line Through Cornell by Arlyn Colby. This book is available for checkout at the Cornell Public Library!
The railroad tracks at the mill in 1986.
The overpass in Cornell in the 1980’s. The old railroad tracks were taken out and now it is part of the Old Abe Bike Trail.
The train at the paper mill. The Stacker can be seen in the background.
The Cornell Depot.
An early photo of the Cornell paper mill.
The train at the Cornell Depot.
A view of the rail line near the Cornell Cenex.
A coal crane.
Another view of the Cornell Depot.
The Cornell yard.
A train on the track in Cornell.
Early photo of the Cornell Depot.
Another train near the depot.
The Cornell Stacker and one of the large piles of wood.
The track above the Highway 64 in Cornell.
Loading wood onto train cars.
South leg B & W.
Another train yard photo.
Air view of the mill, stacker and train yard area.