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The Burlington Route

Railroad Details Owner Scale Status Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching

Railroad Details Owner Scale N Status Legacy Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching Set in 1972, the layout features the interaction of the Burlington Northern and the Milwaukee Road in the La Crosse area. (Proto)typical industries in La Crosse are emphasized, with a little poetic license thrown in to spice things up. Up to nine trains will be running at any given… Read more »

Midwest Rail

Thomas Heilman   October 31st, 2010   No Comments on Midwest Rail
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Railroad Details Owner Scale Status Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching

Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Legacy Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching Shortly after the merging of Burlington Northern and Santa Fe railroads, BNSF began looking for ways to streamline its operations in various parts of the country. One of the areas selected was a 50 mile stretch of track between the Midwestern cities of Great Lakes in the south, and… Read more »

Chicago, Champaign and Southern Railroad

Railroad Details Owner Scale Status Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching

Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Legacy Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching The CC&S is a Class 1 Railroad running from Chicago to New Orleans. The Modeled portion runs from just north of Champaign, Illinois, south, to just short of the Ohio River. Separate staging yards feed both ends of the railroad. Junctions and interchanges with the B&O, PRR, NYC, IC,… Read more »

Burlington Northern – Aurora Subdivision

Railroad Details Owner Scale Status Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching

Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Legacy Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching The Railroad The Burlington Northern leaves south out of La Crosse, Wisconsin; running between the Mississippi River and the bluffs, on it’s way to Savanna, Illinois. At Savanna the railroad splits and goes to Chicago (C&I sub not modeled) and Galesburg, Illinois (Barstow sub not modeled). It’s high-speed double… Read more »

Burlington Northern Railroad – St. Croix Sub

Railroad Details Owner Scale Status Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching

Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Legacy Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching Version II of my Burlington Northern St. Croix Sub closely depicts the early 1990’s Burlington Northern mainline along the Mississippi River from La Crosse, Wisconsin north to the Twin Cities.  The Burlington Northern used this corridor to move merchandise between the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest.  Housed in a… Read more »