Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
Columbus, Wisconsin
April 28, 1973

One of the decisions made during planning for the rollout of Amtrak was to reroute all passenger trains between Chicago and St. Paul/Minneapolis onto the Milwakee Road instead of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy. Columbus, Wisconsin was one of the lucky towns to retain passenger service after May 1, 1971 as a result. This attractive depot is still open today (2018) as an active Amtrak station.

This page posted 7/1/2018. Text and photo ©2018 Lamont Downs.