RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION
FORMERLY Chicago & North Western Railway (Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Railway)
CONSTRUCTED 1868-1872 by West Wisconsin Railway
DOUBLE TRACK constructed 1905-1913 (Wyeville-Altoona)
ABS installed 1912-1913
SINGLE TRACKED early 1960's
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Twin Cities 400/1963
SOUTH SEGMENT DOWNGRADED/ABANDONED 1980's (Elroy-Wyeville)
Radio Frequency - 160.890 (AAR Channel 52)
Direction is westward from Elroy to Altoona
Distance is from St. Paul
ITALICS INDICATE ABANDONED SEGMENTS
182.7 Camp Douglas
142.8 Black River Falls
131.5 Merrillan (CN crossing)
99.5 Fall Creek
93.3 Altoona Jct.
1 track, Track Warrants in use with automatic block signals. Some double track segments, signaled for right hand operation.
Track diagram as the line existed during 1950's, when it was double track.
Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.
Past and present towers and interlockings.