RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

CANADIAN PACIFIC

Davenport Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (The Milwaukee Road)
(Dubuque & Illinois Division/Second Subdivision)
CONSTRUCTED 1873 (Elgin-Byron)/1881 (Byron-Savanna) by Chicago & Pacific Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1873-1893
ABS installed 1913
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Union Pacific "City" trains/1971
SINGLE TRACKED 1980's

Segment from Kittredge to Savanna was actually part of an older railroad which opened in 1866, the Racine & Mississippi Railroad which basically operated between those points.

Radio Frequency - 161.085 (AAR Channel 65)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Elgin to Savanna
Distance is from Chicago

39.8 Big Timber Road
40.3 Randall Road
41.9 Pingree Grove
50.9 Hampshire
54.7 New Lebanon
57.9 Genoa
62.6 Kingston
67.3 Kirkland
75.5 Monroe Center
79.9 Davis Jct.
84.6 Stillman Valley
88.9 Byron
96.7 Leaf River
101.3 Adeline
106.8 Forreston
109.8 Harper
118.5 Kittredge
120.2 Lanark
125.1 Ashdale
127.7 Mt. Carroll
129.2 Red Barn
136.1 Plum
138.3 Savanna

Big Timber Road to Randall Road - CP Rail - 2 tracks, CTC in use, controlled from Tower B-17.

Randall Road to Pingree Grove - 2 tracks, signaled for normal right hand operation.

Pingree Grove to Savanna - 1 track, Track Warrants in use with automatic block signals.


TRACK DIAGRAM

Classic Track Diagrams

Track diagram as the main line to Savanna existed from the 1950's to 1970's, when it was double track.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.