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New owner Madison Central of Wisconsin is under control of the Ex-CNW Madison Division. Five brothers from Baraboo Wisconsin have purchased the line and a large assortment of equipment. Here a MadCow SD50 and SD40T-2 arrive at Ablemann with an empty rock train for loading.
Ex-CNW GP35 and F7A units are hard at work on the new Madison Central of Wisconsin or "MadCow Route". As part of the purchase agreement, MCoW agreed to provide trackage rights to the Ablemann Quarry for three years. Thus providing the CNW with the famous "pink lady" ballast.
The Guernsey Limited glides eastbound on it's first trip under new ownership. The CNW has spun off the Madison Division, along with a pile of equipment to a group based out of Baraboo. The new name for the railroad is Madison Central of Wisconsin and is referred to as the "MadCow...
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