Three of FRVR’s six-axle locomotives pull the train—the pair of EMD SD24s, Nos. Facility Carried / Feature Intersected Railroad (Canadian National) Over Fox River. The Fox River Valley Railroad (reporting mark FRVR) was a short-lived railroad in eastern Wisconsin from 1988 to 1993 with about 214 miles of track, all of which was former Chicago and North Western Railway trackage. Fox River Valley Railroad(FRVR) All-Time Roster; Updated: 5 March 2012 Info Supplied by : … We feature beginner and advanced help on all model railroading scales, including layout track plans, model railroad product reviews, model train news, and model railroad forums. We feature beginner and advanced help on all model railroading scales, including layout track plans, model railroad product reviews, model train news, and model railroad forums. Track plan at a glanceName: Fox River RRScale: N (1:160)Size: 8 x 10.5 feetTheme: Midwest railroadEra: 1980sStyle: L shapedMainline run: 50 feetMinimum radius: 15"Minimum turnout: no.
The line ran from Green Bay, Wisconsin to the north side of Milwaukee. By 1990, the Fox River Valley owed the Chicago & North Western so many horsepower hours on borrowed power that they were forced to get the RSD15s back in service. A northbound Fox River Valley Railroad freight departs West Bend, Wisconsin, on a sunny March 25, 1990. The line extended from Milwaukee north to Green Bay. Photo Galleries and Videos: Aurora Fox River Railroad Bridge . The Fox River Valley Railroad operated from 1988 until 1993 on 214 miles of former CNW trackage.

This gallery offers photos in the highest available resolution and file size in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Business was good through most of the 1920's but as … Bridge Photo-Documentation Original / Full Size Photos: A collection of overview and detail photos. The FRVR also had an SD35 and the last operating … The railroad went bankrupt, and all the engines were sold for scrap. The Fox River Valley Railroad (reporting mark FRVR) was a short-lived railroad in eastern Wisconsin from 1988 to 1993 with about 214 miles of track, all of which was former Chicago and North Western Railway trackage. History of the FRRR: In 1932, the Fox River Lumber Co. was opened, with its own railroad. In 1988, Itel acquired 214 miles of Chicago & North Western lines between Milwaukee and Green Bay, Wisconsin, and formed the Fox River Valley Railroad to operate those lines. Motive power was mostly supplied by the CNW during the sale in the form of GP30s, GP35s, GP7s and GP9s. The third rail division to Chicago (former AE&C) was renamed the Chicago, Aurora and Elgin Railroad (CA&E) and the Fox River Division was renamed the Aurora, Elgin and Fox River Electric Company (AE&FRE). 4Maximum grade: 2 percentOriginally appeared in the June 2005 issue of Model Railroader. View Photos and Videos: View Maps and Links: Key Facts. Model Railroader is the world's largest magazine on model trains and model railroad layouts. Model Railroader is the world's largest magazine on model trains and model railroad layouts.
The AE&FRE on its own began again in 1924, acquired new one man cars, cut costs and modernized its track, signalling and operations.