Southern Wisconsin Railcar Group Presents:

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Wisconsin Historic Rail Connection Bar 

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  Welcome to Wisconsin Historic Rail Connection!

The purpose of this site is to provide to you a unique look at railroading & some of the people who have helped make rail transportation possible. This site can be divided into several sections. There are stories and pictures from different motorcar excursions and events in the Midwest, and there are the history and information sections. No matter what your interest in railroads, you will find something you like here. It is my hope you will acquire a greater understanding of railroading and the need to retain rail service for our future.

Railroads were once a very important part of many peoples lives. From transporting people over great distances, to moving large amounts of freight with ease, railroads are an economical way to help keep America on the move.  

Some interesting things you will find on this site include:


Thank you for visiting today.  Be sure to stop by often and check out the changes. I welcome any suggestions or information you may have to offer.  Click on my name at the bottom of the page to send me e-mail. Be sure the sign the guest book on the bottom too. Your comments are always welcome!
Jim Kalrath - Web master


This site is comprised of many sections. Each section is basically its own web site. Click on a section below for your "connection" to some of the most interesting railroad stories and pictures around. If you have any stories you would like to see featured here, please e-mail me and tell me what you have.

Jim's Railroad Motorcars Original motorcar web site
Wisconsin Railroad History  History of Railroading in Wisconsin
Historic Depots History of Depots in and around Wisconsin
Amtrak to Increase Service    News article about Amtrak service during Summerfest
Railroad Songs by Larry Penn  Larry Penn songs and stories
Railroad Radio Frequencies Listen in to railroad employees on your scanner
The Ex-Illinois Central - A Tribute A pictorial tribute to the Ex-ICG Updated: 6-15-99
WC June 12-13 Motorcar Excursion NARCOA Excursion in Rhinelander, WI 6-15-99
WSOR May 22 Motorcar Excursion NARCOA Excursion from Janesville to Monore
Save The Rails in Green County History of Railroading in Wisconsin
Depot Days May End This Year Removal of the Ex-ICG may end Depot Days
Reactions to ICG Rail Removal Letters about Saving the Rails in Green County
The 1999 Depot Days Story Complete Depot Days 99 Motorcar Story
Green County Depot DaysThanks Thanks to all who made Depot Days possable
More Depot Days Pictures Another site with Depot Days 99 pictures

Thanks to the many people who help make this web site possible.


Copyright © 1998, 1999 S.W.R.G.  All Rights Reserved.

No part of this site may be used or reproduced on other sites or in print without the permission of:
Southern Wisconsin Railcar Group.

 This site Created & Maintained by: Jim Kalrath   © 1998, 1999

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