West Wisconsin Railroad History Books by Arlyn Colby


The Cornell Line
The Omaha Railway’s Cornell Line was a 49 mile branch line that existed between Chippewa Falls and Hughey. Locations on the line included Norma, Anson, Jim Falls, Cobban, Hatch, Brunet, Cornell, Holcombe, Arnold, Donald, Hannibal, and Hughey. The line was abandoned in 1989.

The Cornell Line




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The Chippewa Valley Line


The Chippewa Valley Line
The Chippewa Valley Line is the story of the Omaha Railroad that ran from Fairchild, WI to Osseo, Strum, Eleva, and Mondovi. This line was abandoned in 1975 and is now an all-purpose trail.


The Blueberry Line
The Blueberry Line was a Soo Line Railroad that ran from Ridgeland to Dallas, Hillsdale, Barron, Cameron, Rice Lake, Campia, Mikana, Angus, Birchwood, Edgewater, Signor, and Reserve, WI. This book tells the story of this popular branchline railroad that served Barron, Washburn, and Sawyer Counties.

The Blueberry Line



 





 


The Mondovi Line


The Mondovi Line
The Mondovi Line is the story of the Omaha Railroad that ran from Fairchild, WI to Osseo, Strum, Eleva, and Mondovi. This line was abandoned in 1975 and is now an all-purpose trail.

About the Author

Arlyn Colby, a retired math teacher from Barron, WI, is known to many railroad fans in West Wisconsin as he has been involved in numerous railroad related events for years. He has taken on the important task of preserving railroad and community history of our region. Not an easy task. Several years of his life are being invested in accumulating the pictures, stories, and other details that are organized into his continuing series books.

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What's Next?

The Park Falls Line. Maybe you can help.
Read the note at the bottom of this PDF flyer.