Miniature Railroads

Rock County, Wisconsin

The Riverside & Great Northern Light Railway at Riverside Park in Janesville. The Railway was moved to Wisconsin Dells, due to complaints from the neighborhood about smoke and noise.

For more information on R&GNLR, please see this article* by Karen Taylor and the current website* for the Railway.

The Rock River Cannonball is a 2-foot gauge 0-4-0 locomotive built by Henschel Locomotive Works of Germany in 1943. It runs daily during the Annual Rock River Thresheree Reunion (Labor Day weekend) and during the Haunted Train Ride (weekends in October) at Threshermen's Park in rural Edgerton, WI. [Photo courtesy of the Rock River Thresheree*]

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Last updated June 19, 2008
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