WN 1501 brings up the rear on this northbound. As is the usual practice, one unit on each end for switching purposes.
One of the longest trains WN has ever handled, just under half a mile long. Twenty-eight empty tank cars where in storage and are now heading back to UP.
WN southbound at Eagle Point, WI.
WN 1501 throttles up through the weeds on its way to Chetek, WI.
WN 1501 and train heads south towards Chippewa Falls. Note the location of the other engine - done to facilitate spotting the car on a facing point spur.
The Tuesday train heads for the barn after gathering empties at Bloomer.
WN 1501 approaches New Auburn, WI.
Track speeds along this section of the WN actually allow for a scorching 25mph running, as opposed to the usual 10.
WN 1501 pops out from a bank of trees on its way to Chippewa Falls, WI.
WN 1501 continues to roll south, out of Bloomer, WI.
WN 1501 continues to roll south, out of bloomer.
The wednesday run pulls its train south through Chetek, WI.
WN 1501 and 1500 pick up emptied centerbeam flats from Chetek.