Cherryvale, KS Track Map

Discussion in 'Carthage Subdivision' started by trainsignguy, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. trainsignguy

    trainsignguy Member Supporter

    Another undated track map. 1920's-30's???

    Dale Rush
    Carthage, MO

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  2. mark

    mark Member


    Thank you for posting these great track schematics.

    Cherryvale would make another great layout design element or a small layout by itself. Add the neat "L" shaped Frisco brick depot, the end of the Parsons Subdivision, the Carthage Subdivision, the Santa Fe connection and there are hours of fun operations.

    Hope this helps.


  3. mvtelegrapher

    mvtelegrapher Member

    This would have to be before 1946 that is when the Union Electric quit operations. I have access to the actual Frisco blueprints of Cherryvale and I also have the Santa Fe drawings of Cherryvale and it would make an interesting layout. The Cherry Valley Model Railroad Club is located in Cherryvale and their layout will feature part of Cherryvale. Visit their website at for more information.

    John Chambers
  4. FriscoFriend (Bob Hoover RIP 4/12/2018)

    FriscoFriend (Bob Hoover RIP 4/12/2018) Passed Away April 12, 2018 Supporter

    Upon blowing up this track diagram, almost if not all of the industries, including the ones that paralled the ATSF had solid lines which would indicate that they were served by the Frisco, not the ATSF. This is somewhat hard to believe. Can anyone else possibly shed more light on this?
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  5. mvtelegrapher

    mvtelegrapher Member


    This map is correct for all of the industries served by the Frisco in Cherryvale. The Santa Fe actually did not serve a large number of industries in town. You have to remember that on the east side of the Santa Fe the Frisco Parsons Sub also ran from 1st street to 6th street. The flour mill on the south end of town was jointly served and the Santa Fe had a freight house just south of Main Street on the west side, other than that, the Santa Fe did not serve many other customers.

    John Chambers
  6. klrwhizkid

    klrwhizkid Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporter

    Here are some pictures at took at Cherryvale 3/31/2010.

    I believe the station picture is the old Santa Fe station.

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  7. bob_wintle

    bob_wintle Member Supporter

    Yes that is the old Santa Fe Station. It turns 100 years old this year. the local model railroad club spent nearly 20 years in the frieght end. In one of the photos your car is parked very near the remaining foundation of the Frisco depot.
    Bob Wintle

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