Railroads of Wisconsin UWSSLEC Week 10-11 Project: Usage and Cost-Melanie

History, maps, other information regarding railroads.

Railroad Books

Uses of Railroads

Railroads have two primary uses;hauling items and transporting people.  Currently there are more trains in Wisconsin that are used for hauling things like lumber and coal than transporting people.  There has been recent talk of building commuter trains between Milwaukee and Madison.

Hauling Coal

Passenger Trains (Old)

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Hauling Lumber