Travellers' Directory Milwaukee County Transportation
See also Railroads as published in the History of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The Western Historical Company, Chicago; A.T. Andreas Proprietor, 1881, pg. 1529
The following is transcribed from the 1857-58 Milwaukee City Directory Erving, Burdick & Co. 205 and 207 East Water Street
Trains Leave Arrive Lake Shore 8:45AM, 3:00PM 2:00PM, 8:10PM Mil. & Miss., day ex. 12:00M 6:00PM Night Express 11:00PM 3:15AM Accomodation 7:30AM 11:30AM Mil. & Wat. 2:45PM 10:50AM LaC. & Milwaukee 7:00AM, 3:20PM 11:25AM, 7:45PM Mil. & Horicon 7:00AM, 3:20PM 11:25AM, 7:45PM
Milwaukee & Mississippi Rail Road
Directors E. H. Brodhead Erastus B. Woolcott Anson Eldred Edward D. Holton Geo. H. Walker Asahel Finch Hans Crocker, Milwaukee Edmund D. Clinton, Waukesha Brooks Dunwiddie, Monroe Joseph Goodrich, Milton E. L. Dimmock, Janesville John Catlin F. G. Tibbitts, Madison Nelson Dewey, Lancaster H. L. Dousman E. W. Pelton, Prairie du Chien John C. Wright, Schenectady, N.Y. Officers E. H. Brodhead, President Geo. H. Walker, Vice President Wm. Jervis, Superintendent S. S. Merrill, Assistant Superintendent William Taintor, Secretary Anson Eldred, Treasurer John J. Hill, Register General Ticket Agent Samuel K. Platt General Freight Agent Edward P. Bacon Conductors of Passenger Trains Daniel A. Olin E. C. Brown Geo. Church O. Z. Olm Emery J. Sweet L. B. Rock George S. Reddington Charles Robinson George E. Price Depot, corner Second and Menomonee Streets
Milwaukee and Chicago Rail Road
Directors C. K. Watkins C. B. Hall John T. Moody E. Button, Milwaukee John V. Ayer, Kenosha E. F. Bishop John W. Stewart, Bridgeport, Ct. C. E. Scofield, New York H. B. Herton, Lyons, Iowa Officers C. K. Watkins, President John V. Ayer, Vice President C. E. Scofield, Treasurer A. G. Leland, Secretary C. B. Hall, Superintendent A. V. H. Carpenter, Supts Clerk John T. Moody, Freight Agent Milwaukee Station C. P. Leland, Ticket Agent Conductors L. B. Perrin W. G. Dennison Depot, corner Florida and Barclay Streets.
LaCrosse and Milwaukee Rail Road
This road is divided into five divisions as follows: Eastern Division Extends from Milwaukee, by way of Schleisingerville, to Portage City, 95 miles. Western Division Extends from Portage City to LaCrosse, about 101 miles. North-western Division Extends from Portage City to the St. Croix, estimated at 228 miles. Watertown Division Extends from the Junction, by way of Watertown, to intersection of East Division, estimated at 71 miles. Portage Division Extends from Madison to Portage City, estimated at 40 miles. Directors Byron Kilbourn Samuel Brown Stephen H. Allen Charles E. Jenkins Edwin H. Goodrich Moses M. Strong Garrett Vliet Benj. F. Hopkins Moses Kneeland Hugh McFarlane Jackson Hadley D. D. Cameron Henry L. Palmer Officers Byron Kilbourn, President E. H. Goodrich, Vice President and Superintendent Walter Kittredge, Deputy Superintendent Jackson Hadley, Secretary W. L. Hinsdale, Treasurer R. D. Jennings, General Freight Agent J. M. Kimball, General Ticket Agent L. Everingham, Freight Agent Passenger Conductors Q. C. Olin E. Bridgeman Elisha Lathrop Depot, corner Chestnut and Third Streets. Watertown Division D. C. Freeman, Division Superintendent H. K. Grant, Freight Agent Passenger Conductors J. W. Crippen Clark Lathrop Passenger Depot, corner Second and Menomonee Streets.
Milwaukee & Horicon Rail Road
Directors J. B. Smith Jesper Vliet D. H. Richards Garrett Vliet J. Bowen J. F. Hezlitt A. Warren, Jr. Officers J. B. Smith, President D. H. Richards, Treasurer L. N. Mason, Secretary J. Vliet, Chief Engineer and Superintendent R. Smith, General Passenger Agent J. P. Wood, General Freight Agent S. F. Greeley, Conductor passenger train William E. Howard, Resident Engineer and Assistant Superintendent. Depot, corner Chestnut and Third Streets.
Milwaukee & Beloit Rail Road
Directors William J. Whaling Horatio Hill M. B. Medbery G. D. Dousman Lester Sexton, Milwaukee S. Andrews, Mukwonago E. Elderkin, Elkhorn E. S. Durrie, Delevan T. Morrer, East Troy Officers Horatio Hill, President T. Morrer, Vice President M. B. Medbery, Treasurer D. C. Shepard, Chief Engineer A. O. Babcock, Secretary R. H. Hewitt, Assistant Secretary Executive Committee Horatio Hill T. Morrer William J. Whaling Lester Sexton M. B. Medbery Finance Committee Horatio Hill M. B. Medbery G. D. Dousman
Fox River Valley Rail Road
Directors James Kneeland William P. Young Jonathan Taylor August Greulich S. S. Conover Alexander Mitchell, Milwaukee Philo Belden R. E. Ela M. L. Ayres, Rochester Peter Forbes J. H. Conkey, Burlington Palmer Gardiner, Walworth Co. William McConnell, Richmond, Ill. Officers James Kneeland, President William P. Young, Vice President S. S. Conover, Treasurer Charles H. Miller, Secretary Executive Committee James Kneeland William P. Young J. Taylor S. S. Conover Philo Belden M. L. Ayres
The Fox River Valley Rail Road will occupy the same line as Beloit & Milwaukee Rail Road, for the first twelve miles out of the city; it will then pass through the villages of Waterford, Rochester and Burlington. At the latter town, it will cross the Racine & Mississippi Rail Road; from this point, south to the State Line, where it will connect with the Illinois Fox River Road, by an arrangement already entered into, and to which point that Road is already completed and running. The distance from Milwaukee to the State Line is 43 miles.
Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road Co,
Also Milwaukee & Fond Du Lac Air Line Rail Road Co. Office, No. 217 East Water Street Officers C. R. Alton, President H. Haertel, Vice President D. P. Hull, Treasurer H. W. Janes, Secretary Joshua Starks, Attorney