RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION
Kenosha Subdivision (Wisconsin)
FORMERLY Chicago & North Western Railway
(Wisconsin Division/Subdivision 2)
CONSTRUCTED 1855 by Chicago & Milwaukee Railroad
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1888-1895
ABS installed 1893 (Oak Creek-Milwaukee)
ABS installed 1903 (Kenosha-Oak Creek)
COLOR LIGHT/SEARCHLIGHT ABS installed 1935-1936
AUTOMATIC TRAIN STOP installed 1952
DOWNGRADED/ABANDONED 1966 (Washington St.-Milwaukee)
DOWNGRADED 1980's (Kenosha-Washington St.)
LAST INTERCITY PASSENGER TRAIN: Chicago-Milwaukee/1971
Radio Frequency - 161.040 (AAR Channel 62)
Direction is northward from Kenosha to Milwaukee
ITALICS INDICATE ABANDONED SEGMENTS
68.6 South Oak Creek
69.3 Oak Creek
69.6 Oak Creek Power
74.7 South Milwaukee
79.9 St. Francis
81.8 Tower BA (CP crossing)
82.5 KK River Bridge
83.0 Washington St.
83.1 End Of Track
83.2 National Avenue
1 track, Track Warrants in use.
Line between Chicago and Milwaukee, prior to removal of third track between Chicago and Evanston in 1984, downgrading of line north of Kenosha, and installation of CTC between Chicago and Winnetka during the 1990's. Between Winnetka and Kenosha, the line has largely remained unchanged since the 1930's.
Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.
Past and present towers and interlockings.