A Milwaukee Road passenger train at Wausau, Wisconsin in 1967.

(Photo by Roger Puta, courtesy Marty Bernard, Public domain via Wikimedia Commons)


Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul and Pacific Herald.


The Tomahawk was a passenger train operated by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad ("Milwaukee Road") between Chicago and Woodruff, Wisconsin. It began prior to 1940 between Chicago and Minocqua, Wisconsin. By 1955, it would be extended to Woodruff before having the terminus cut back to Wausau, Wisconsin by 1958. Service was eliminated by 1968.


The Tomahawk's schedule and equipment, 1955.

(Milwaukee Road, via W. Lenheim Collection)



Former operator: Milwaukee Road

Route Termini: Chicago, Illinois / Woodruff, Wisconsin

Service frequency: Daily

Status: Discontinued