RAILROAD OPERATING INFORMATION

WISCONSIN & SOUTHERN

Fox Lake Subdivision

FORMERLY Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (The Milwaukee Road)
(Milwaukee Division/Second Subdivision)
CONSTRUCTED 1901
ABS installed 1948
LAST PASSENGER TRAIN: Sioux and Varsity/1971 (commuter to Walworth until 1982)
DOWNGRADED 1970's-1980's

Last passenger service had been in 1971, eliminated with the formation of Amtrak. Although limited passenger service existed briefly in 2000 and 2001, by an Amtrak train carrying primarily express shipments.

Radio Frequency - 160.575 (AAR Channel 31)

Stations/Milepost Locations

Direction is westward from Fox Lake to Janesville
Distance is from Chicago

49.5 Fox Lake
49.8 CP Connection
53.8 Spring Grove
55.8 Solon Mills
59.9 Belden
63.9 State Line (IL-WI)
67.3 Zenda
73.6 Walworth
82.1 Bardwell (junction-WSOR)
88.8 Avalon
94.5 Wheeler Pit
96.9 UP Crossing
97.6 Delavan Drive
98.5 Janesville

1 track, Track Warrants in use.


CLASSIC TRACK DIAGRAMS

Track diagram as the line existed during the 1950's into the 1970's, when the line still had commuter trains, and was equipped with automatic block signals.


LOST STATIONS

Known discontinued passenger railroad stations. Includes zoomable Google maps.

INTERLOCKING TOWERS

Past and present towers and interlockings.