RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

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Harvard Subdivision (Wisconsin)

FORMERLY Chicago & North Western Railway
(Wisconsin Division/Subdivision 5)
CONSTRUCTED 1855 by Chicago St. Paul & Fond Du Lac Railroad (Harvard-Janesville)
CONSTRUCTED 1886 (Janesville-Evansville)
ABS installed 1912
LAST INTERCITY PASSENGER TRAIN: Chicago-Madison/1959
DOWNGRADED 1980's (Janesville-Evansville)

North of Janesville, railroad originally extended northeast to Fond Du Lac. Line was constructed later from Janesville to Evansville Jct., connecting with an earlier railroad constructed from Beloit to Madison, and finally becoming part of the main route between Chicago and St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Radio Frequency - 161.040 (AAR Channel 62)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is northward from Harvard to Evansville

62.8 Harvard
64.8 Lawrence
70.9 Sharon
78.5 Clinton Jct.
82.5 Tiffany
88.2 So. Janesville
91.4 Janesville
97.5 Leyden
102.0 End of Subdivision
106.7 Evansville
115.9 Evansville
119.0 Wisconsin & Southern Connection

1 track from Harvard to End of Subdivision, Track Warrant Control in use. Automatic block signals between Harvard and Janesville.

Evansville Industrial Lead from End of Subdivision to Wisconsin & Southern Connection. Milepost correction at Evansville, as line south of Madison was originally built north from Beloit, bypassing Janesville, and passing through Footville south of Evansville Jct.


TRACK DIAGRAM


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.