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In the Beginning...
GB&LP Headquarters
New London Junction
Kewaunee Harbor
Arcadia Washout
Manawa Wreck
Iola & Northern
Ice Jam
St. Paul Coal Docks
Cargill Coal Docks
Hatfield Dam Const.
Omaha Road Crossing
Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal
Wisconsin River Crossing
Waupaca Station
Waupaca Train
Sturgeon Bay Bridge
Stevens Point
Grand Rapids Bridge
Amherst Junction
Amherst Junction Depot
Big Crowd At Blair
Kewaunee Bridge
Hatfield Bridge
Black Creek Yards
Grand Rapids Bridge
Green Bay Junction
Taylor 1909
Scandinavia Depot
Scandinavia Union Depot
Grain Elevator
C&NW Bridge Yard
Shiocton Bridge
Station "66"
Amherst Junction
Deer Hunting
Kewaunee Skyline
Manawa Depot
Amherst Junction
Shiocton Street Scene
Trains in Merrillan
Scandinavia Map
Arcadia Excursion
Seymour Station
Sturgeon Bay Depot
Green Bay Station
Merrillan Map
Green Bay Depot
Manawa Station
Turntable Wreck
Arnott Depot
The Crew of No. 23
Amherst Junction
Sturgeon Bay Map
Sturgeon Bay Aerial
Sturgeon Bay Yard Action
WRX at Cheeseville
Whitehall Depot
Sampson Canning
Swing Bridge
Green Bay Aerial
Door County Cherries
Casco Junction derailment
Smith Shipbuilding
Steam in Color
#251 in Sturgeon Bay
Reiss Coal Crane Collapse
Hatfield Gravel Pit
Kewaunee Car Ferries
Wis. Rapids Depot Staff
Algoma Hardwoods
Old Wis. Rapids Depot
New Wis. Rapids Depot
Winona Yard
Sturgeon Bay Track Plans
Green Bay Food Company
Merrillan Bridge Collapse
Merrillan Train
New Halls Creek Culvert
Sturgeon Bay
1969 Train Wreck!
Green Bay Station
Wisconsin Rapids Aerial
Casco Depot
Sturgeon Bay Aerial
Mississippi Bridge Approach
Oneida Hill
Loading the Ferry
Norwood Elevator
1976 AHW Excursion
Merrillan Crossing
Winona Bridge
Trempealeau Valley Limited
Plover Depot
Stevens Point
Norwood Shops
1978 AHW Excursion
Taylor, Wis.
Kewaunee ca. 1980
Winona Enginehouse
New Power at New London
Winona Bridge
Fouling the Diamond
Sand Road
Kewaunee Car Ferriy
Train No. 2 at Merrillan
East Halls Creek
Westbound No. 2
Black River Bridge
Eastbound Pulpwood at Rapids
'85 Snow Plow Train
Train 2
No. 2 at Norwood
Alma Center
Train 2 at Merrillan
Ballast Train
Broadway Tower
'Valley Line' Train
East of Whitehall
James River Job
Norwood Shops
#309 at Del Monte
The End...
Farewell Excursion
End of the AHW
AHW Enginehouse
Luxemburg Co-Op
End of Norwood
Bridge at Dodge
Winona Today

Did you know...

Reload this page for more GREEN BAY ROUTE facts.

Right-of-way map of Merrillan issued by the Green Bay & Western in 1916.

The map is arranged with north to the top.  The Green Bay & Western main line runs east-west through Merrillan and the Omaha Road (CStPM&O) goes north-south, with their branch line to Marshfield heading off in a northeast direction.

Prominent details on the map include:

  • The Union Depot, which is the small building in the northwest corner of the crossing.  The depot is still standing and in use today.
  • The freight depot in the southeast corner of the diamond.  Both the passenger and freight depots were used by both railroads.
  • The Hotel Campbell, the large building west of the depot which was the railroad eating house for passengers making connections between the GB&W and CStPM&O.
  • The GB&W water tank in the southwest corner of the junction.
  • The turntable and two stall engine house lies further to the east.  Both railroads used the engine house.
  • The Marshfield Branch of the Omaha Road heads off to the northeast.
  • A pickle plant located on the GB&W main line between the crossing and the engine house.

Because this map was issued by the GB&W it doesn't show the Omaha Road water tower which was on the east side of their main line, across from the depot.  Nor does it show the Omaha Road's coal shed which was located north of the crossing.

These maps also listed the original sellers of the land that the railroad bought along the right of way and the amount of land purchased.

A great big thanks goes out to Bob Gile for providing this fantastic map and information on the prominent features.

If you really want to see this map in detail, follow this link for an enlarged copy of the map (3168x2805, 699 kB).

Related material:

  • St. Paul Extension (ca. 1892) - A map published by the Village of Merrillan shows the proposed Green Bay Route's extension with Merrillan as a major division point.
  • Omaha Road Crossing (1907) - The GB&W and Omaha Road crossing at Merrillan.
  • Trains in Merrillan (1913) - Lots of trains thru Merrillan, Wisconsin.
  • Merrillan Map (1916) - Right-of-way map of Merrillan issued by the Green Bay & Western in 1916.
  • Turntable Wreck (1920) - An overturned coach sits next to the Merrillan turntable.
  • Plow Train (1969) - A westbound plow train approaching Sand Road on the west edge of Merrillan.
  • Merrillan Crossing (1976) - Eastbound Train No. 2 passes the Merrillan depot painted in "C&NW 400" colors.
  • Merrillan (2001) - Ex-GBW / Omaha Road Merrillan Depot, now used by the Union Pacific.


Click on map for an enlargement

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