Frequency: Sporadic, as needed.
Personal Safety: Good
Local Police/RR Police:
Rock Co. S.D., Evansville P.D., RR n/a
Food: In town
This used to be CNW's secondary main from Chicago to the Twin Cities. The
CNW began to route all through traffic to the "Adams Cutoff" that runs from
Chicago to Milwaukee and onto the Twin Cities. After the UP took over
CNW, this line officially became a branch to Evansville.
embargoed the line north of Evansville to Oregon (just south of Madison) and
unused. The line from Madison to Reedsburg is in-use and leased to the
WSOR. North of Reedsburg to Wyeville the line was torn out in the
1980s which was a portion of CNW's "400" route. The line running south
of Evansville to Afton was torn out in the late 1970s.
A new grain elevator was built off of Weary road south of US 14 east
of town in the late 1990s. The elevator has a loop track and is served
by the UP along with a few businesses in town.