The Milwaukee & Northern Main Line – Schwartzburg Junction to Hilbert Junction – Saukville, Wis.

The Milwaukee & Northern (M&N) reached Saukville, Wis., in 1871. Saukville was Milepost 22 on an 1873 timetable; it was Milepost 25 on later timetables.

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WSOR train on the former M&N main line at Saukville, Wis., on 13 March 2021. Photograph by Tom Bruss.

A Wisconsin & Southern (WSOR) train, led by WAMX 3894 and WAMX 3895, crosses W. Church St., parallels S. Railroad St., and passes the station sign as it heads northeast via the former the M&N main line at Saukville, Wis., on 13 March 2021. This portion of the M&N main line was laid in 1871 and is currently used by the WSOR and Canadian National (CN). The station sign marks the approximate location of the depot.

A Wisconsin & Southern (WSOR) train, led by WAMX 3894 and WAMX 3895, parallels S. Railroad St. as it heads northeast via the former the M&N main line at Saukville, Wis., on 13 March 2021. This portion of the M&N main line was laid in 1871 and is currently used by the WSOR and Canadian National (CN). My own tripod-mounted video camera fouls the shot at left.

Main Line - Schwartzburg to Hilbert - Saukville
WSOR train on the former M&N main line at Saukville, Wis., on 13 March 2021. Photograph by Tom Bruss.
Main Line - Schwartzburg to Hilbert - Saukville
The former M&N main line at Saukville, Wis., on 11 February 2021. Photograph by Tom Bruss.

Looking north along the former M&N main line from W. Church St. at Saukville, Wis., on 11 February 2021. The station sign marks the approximate location of the depot. These rails are currently used by the Canadian National (CN) and Wisconsin & Southern (WSOR).

Looking south along the former M&N main line from W. Church St. at Saukville, Wis., on 11 February 2021. Saukville Feed Supplies stands at right. I’m not sure if they currently receive rail service. These rails are currently used by the Canadian National (CN) and Wisconsin & Southern (WSOR).

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The former M&N main line at Saukville, Wis., on 11 February 2021. Photograph by Tom Bruss.