RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

UNION PACIFIC

Adams Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago & North Western Railway
(Madison Division/Subdivision 2)
CONSTRUCTED 1911
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1911 (Wiscona-Clyman)
ABS installed 1912 (Wiscona-Clyman)/1917 (Clyman-Wyeville)
AUTOMATIC TRAIN STOP installed 1952/deactivated by 1980's
SINGLE TRACKED 1958 (BJ-Clyman)
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Twin Cities 400/1963

Original Chicago & North Western passenger route involved the line north of the Milwaukee passenger station to Wiscona, which is where the two separate lines would continue north historically to Green Bay. This line was constructed west of Wiscona past BJ, which is north of Butler Yard. Butler is the main freight yard, along the freight belt around Milwaukee. Segment between Wiscona and BJ is now part of the freight belt, connecting Butler with the lines north. Segment between Adams and Wyeville is now actually part of Wyeville Subdivision. Mileposts were formerly measured from Milwaukee.

Radio Frequency - 160.890 (AAR Channel 52)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Milwaukee to Wyeville
Distance is from St. Paul

ITALICS INDICATE ABANDONED SEGMENTS

----- Milwaukee
----- Wiscona
312.7 BJ
308.4 Marcy
304.4 Sussex
302.3 Bark Pit
297.8 North Lake
292.5 Mapleton
288.7 Ashippun
286.8 Rock
282.5 Lebanon
276.4 Clyman Jct.
264.4 South Beaver Dam
256.8 South Randolph
250.6 Friesland
240.7 Dalton
231.0 Glenoak
221.6 Oxford
215.9 Brooks
210.2 Grand Marsh
202.9 Adams
201.9 Adams Yard
196.4 Dellwood
189.1 Necedah
180.7 Cutler
173.5 Wyeville

1 track, Track Warrants in use with automatic block signals.


CLASSIC TRACK DIAGRAMS

Track diagram as the line existed during 1950's, when more sidings and double track segments existed.


INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.