It is interesting to see how much traffic the CN has around the Stevens Point area. There are alot of locals in the area and many have sets of SD60's assigned to them. Here a trio of 60's power th... (more)
Point Beer, a Wisconsin classic. This sign has changed alittle bit over the years, but it dates back to the MILW days. Here the Wisconsin Rapids job heads south on the Valley Sub heading back to R... (more)
With 8300 feet of train out of Memphis, this stacker works north on the Superior Sub. The train just left Stevens Point 13 miles ago and has just passed thru Junction City. The train is scheduled ... (more)
The Wausau to Stevens Point freight arrived at Junction City, then cut their power off and used two legs of the 4-way wye to turn it around. Not sure why they did.
A BLE tunnel motor leads the CN local L563 from Wisconsin Rapids out to Stone Lake seen here coming off the southwest leg at South JO
Junction City Wisconsin should be renamed to SD60 City with the amount of them that go through it daily. Here we see 2 of them, plus a IC repaint, towards the junction to head north up to Wausau.
The ballast train approaches the north-south mainline and will continue at a slow pace until the train is safely past the residences and bar. The north-south main is the center track, while the fo... (more)
The ballast train progresses over the crossing as the conductor has climbed back on board. Th interchange is CTC controlled so switches are handled by dispatchers.
With the highway flagged and the gates lowered, CN 2835 creeps across old Hwy 10 keeping the speed under 10 mph. Point Brewing is local favorite brewed in neighboring Stevens Point, location of th... (more)
The train paused for the conductor to jump off and flag old Hwy 10. Note the gates had not yet lowered. Chet and Irenes bar has no doubt witnessed 1000s of trains at this location over the years.
CN 2835 and its crew got underway at Junction City, WI, diverging from the mainline on a tight curve between residences and a tavern. Not much clearance for those satellite dishes.
Junction City, WI is a small hamlet in the middle of the state where old US 10 parallels CN's Chicago-Duluth mainline and crosses CN's line from northern Wisconsin to New Lisbon, WI. The former wa... (more)
Two CN 70M-2s lead a southbound manifest into the small town of Junction City, WI, just north of Stevens Point.
Westbound WC train 5 approaching Junction City
What's on tap??? Point of course! WC 4010 heads north at Junction City in March of 1993. Stevens Point, home of Point Beer, is only a few miles east of here, hence the Point Beer sign.