Pick a page from the list below. The newest are on the top of the list.
You can send me email by using this e address :
bruce . .. oldn . . 2 n 7 at gm . . . ail dot com and push it all together to make an email address, I give it this way to confuse email harvesters.
Don't use any of my old Charter email addresses, there's problems with those.
I dont' read my email very often, maybe twice a month.
Here's my favorite Links of the year.
For current train topics for my area, central Wisconsin,
I also belong to the wisrail and SooLineHistory groups for historical topics, but I haven't read them very often, either.
I had a 1 apps free web site for showing my Kite Aerial Photography and my equipment,
Most of my aerial pictures with trains are already shown on my TrainWeb site.
K Madsen Flickr great pictures of Duluth and other areas.
LS&I 3000 rolling through Palmer Line Jct October 1, 2003,
Palmer Line Jct Michigan
TrainLife The Premier Online Resource for Model Train Hobbyists, with many back issues of hobby magazines
Canadian Railway Observations for good monthly webpages
I finished this picture project,
Junction City Railroading June 2020
My scale model of Lil Charley Missisissippi River tow boat posted in June 2020,
with simulated model pictures of the Mississippi River and my Milwaukee Road pontoon floating swing drawbridge.
The Little Rag Mill of Plover Whiting is a railroad and paper mill web page that was originally written in 2009, and then it disappeared when web servers changed five years ago. I updated it with some new pictures and the page is back in June 2020. The page also has the link to the Library of Congress with more views of the paper mill from 40 years ago.
Stevens Point Railroad Switch Engines , several SW's in April 2020, and the Pulliam Power Company yellow Alco
Modeling the Milwaukee Road Pontoon Swing Draw Bridges in Spring 2020
Just another Q train passing through Stevens Point in Spring 2020
Red Blinking Light on a Locomotive March 2020
The one thing that is definite in central Wisconsin is the coronavirus has stolen all the toilet paper from the store shelves in March.
Which is hard to imagine, considering the miles of toilet paper made in Wisconsin.
Little Train Wreck in Plover March 2020
Here is a web page that's 9 years old, and I should take fresh pictures again, with better equipment and in better weather.
This page is an aerial view of the east side of the big Consolidated paper and pulp mill in Wisconsin Rapids, in 2011,
Wisconsin Rapids 2011 with a panoramic view of the mill and railroad scenes like the former GBW east yard.
Rapids crossing the river by the big paper mill, September 2012
That mill is too big to model, it's a mile long. But it is impressive to look at.
Stevens Point rail yard aerial view in February 2020
Bruce's Crossing Railway and Navigation Company model railroad gets an Engine House in February 2020
New shingles for the Bancroft depot February 2020
A Flambeau River railroad adventure at the Soo Line Library in February 2020
A Q train through Stevens Point in January 2020
Plover Train to Stevens Point in Winter 2019 - 2020
The Artic Run Model RR show is Feb 1-2, 2020, at the Holiday Inn, Stevens Point, Wisconsin.
I will display my model operating snowplows there, the first time in a while.
An Aerial view of Stevens Point rail yard in January of 2020
Railroading plans for the new year 2020 and asking for help to guide a railfan through central Wisconsin
Potash Train in Stevens Point and a white winter December 2019
The Pleasant Valley extension of my model railroad in 2019
Christmas Lights on the Model Railroad which is my Christmas 'card' this year.
I converted some lights into model railroad signals.
Scale Model Plans for a Milwaukee Road Pontoon Float Swing Bridge
Canadian National Santa train in Stevens Point December 3, 2019
Trackmobiles of Port Edwards and Nekoosa in 2019 , and the Nekoosa daily train.
Trains from Wausau to Junction City in 2019
Potash Train passing through Stevens Point in 2019; a picture study of the unique hoppers.
Railroad Fire Safety Training in Stevens Point in 2019
Painting the Bancroft Depot in 2019
The Vetter Switch in 2019, and one view of the Black Bridge of Stevens Point.
Stevens Point Roundhouse 2019 , with aerial views of the area, also showing distant views of the depot and yard.
The Tomorrow River Trail Railroad Bridge in 2019
Coal Train near Rudolph in 2019
Rocky Run Train and some pictures of oil and sand in Hiawatha by Junction City, in September 2019
The PTC one car train with caboose GTW 79197 in September 2019
Stevens Point Railroad Yard Switchers in July 2019; I am catching up on old news.
Stevens Point Railroad Car Shop , an aerial view in 2019, and the steam locomotive in the Southside Park, Soo 2713
A train crossing the Black Bridge in an aerial view in September, 2019
Fly a Camera from a Kite from a Boat with a Periscope , a special combination of equipment to get an aerial picture
The swampy side of the railroad yard with an aerial view from the Plover River (2019)
Railroad School in Plover, Wisconsin in 2019
The Black Bridge of Stevens Point in 2019
It's time to revisit a web page from last year because I learned yesterday what the caboose was doing in Rapids last year.
See my updated August 2019 page about Caboose GTW 79197 in Wisconsin Rapids that was working there in September 2018. It has something to do with the implemenation of Positive Train Control
The Railroad goes to the Cannery in August, 2019
I put some older historic pictures on the bridgehunter website, about the railroad trestle and mill pond and the Tomorrow River Cooperative former feed mill in downtown Amherst, Wisconsin.
Tomorrow River Dam
And if you search their site with the word Amherst, you can find the underpass of the Wisconsin Central / CN, with pictures and some history.
Railroad Coal Power at Wisconsin Public Service Weston
I had plans to see the UP Big Boy steam as it came across Wisconsin, but I didn't see it anywhere. A storm came through on Saturday July 20, 2019; and we were been busy running the generator for 3 days and cleaning up 4 trees that blew down. The cable TV and Internet were available about a third of that time. For a while, 90,000 people in central and Northern Wisconsin were without power.
Are you watching those Waupaca trains again? , my story of the Waupaca depot web cam. 2019.
Little Chute Windmill aerial pictures in 2014, on my Flikr page. It was a new windmill for Wisconsin.
The Train at the Stevens Point Paper Mill , the story of where the Plover turn goes everyday.
The new Marshfield Box Factory has it's rail spur in June 2019
Wisconsin Rapids railroad yard aerial views, 2019
Amherst Junction Train in June, 2019
Bessemer 901 Locomotive in Wisconsin Rapids in June, 2019
Sand Train through the Wisconsin Rapids Industrial Park in June, 2019; with aerial views.
another Oil Can train through Wisconsin Rapids May 2019
Stevens Point railroad yard May 2019
Many more locomotives with CN 100 logo , brand new, May 28 2019
CN 100 logo on a new GE locomotive 3218 in Wisconsin Rapids, May 2019
WC 1560 locomotive on the move from Stevens Point, May 2019
New spur to the box factory in Marshfield, May 2019
Oil Can Train in Wisconsin Rapids April 2019
more new rail power in Wisconsin Rapids April 2019
high water in Wisconsin Rapids April 2019
Oil train through Wisconsin Rapids April 2019
New locomotives passing through Wisconsin Rapids April 2nd, 2019
Rapids sunshine on snow March 2019 before the snow melted in rain
Stevens Point Locomotives 2019
Snowy February on the railroad 2019
Point trains and the Arctic Run train show in early February 2019
A Mission to measure a bridge that isn't there , the Park Falls Paper Company Railroad Bridge over the Flambeau River
Wisconsin Rapids UP train 2019
January Wisconsin Railroading 2019
Mild Winter Railroading in December 2018
Stevens Point railroading in November 2018
the GMTX 226 switch engine at the big paper mill in Wisconsin Rapids
I did find an interesting link about the movement of the Domtar 1001 locomotive to its new home at the MidContinent Railway Museum November 30, 2018. It is shown by Jeffrey L. with some very interesting photography from a quad copter in some difficult weather and lighting conditions.
YouTube Domtar locomotive 1001 to MidContinent museum November 30, 2018
I didn't know the locomotive had left central Wisconsin, but I am glad to see the YouTube report. My most recent picture of it was from 2017 on my web page
Domtar 1001 and a Titan Trackmobile in Nekoosa in the Summer of 2017, my last picture of the Domtar 1001.
Two Locomotives in Plover
Stevens Point Paper Mill
Wisconsin Rapids Retirement Run
Stevens Point Rail Car Shop and trains passing by
a train going over the Wisconsin River and to Biron and the Nine Dragons paper mill
Mississippi River Railroading near Winona, Minnesota
MHLX 702 in Wisconsin Rapids , a small blue GP in town
Wisconsin Rapids railroad yard work
Colby Box Factory PCA, and one view of the new plant in Marshfield
A Nekoosa Junction Train in September 2018
Trackmobiles in Nekoosa and a view of the NEPCO former paper mill in Port Edwards, September 2018
A Soo Line 2713 historic Steam Train Open House was on September 22, 2018. This was the same weekend as the Soo Line Historical and Technical Society Convention in Stevens Point. It was a very good convention, I hadn't been to one in years.
Caboose GTW 79197 in Wisconsin Rapids in September 2018; and I think it left after 2 weeks.
One BNSF and a coal train in Wisconsin Rapids September 2018
CiT 1542 blue locomotive in Wisconsin Rapids , an MP15DC switcher for just one sunny morning, August 23, 2018
CN 1566 in Plover Wisconsin , this little town has 2 switch engines during August 2018
My items for the Soo Line Auction , I just bought some Soo Line steam engine pictures from an estate sale and will donate them to the Soo Line Historical and Technical Society auction coming up September 22, 2018. But I didn't purchase the $75 rail drill, 4 feet long and 80 lbs. I am putting in a SOO LINE window wash brush.
MPEX 1506 locomotive on the move , a WE Energies switch engine passing through Wisconsin Rapids August 6 2018
Hiawatha Sand Train by Junction City, Wisconsin.
The Abbotsford Railroad Depot is actually not a depot anymore, but it is pretty architecture.
Stevens Point Depot Trains July 2018
Coal Train in Wisconsin Rapids (actually an empty, but its still an ok story)
BNSF Sand Train in Wisconsin Rapids June, July, 2018
a Loram Ballast Cleaner leaving Rapids July 2nd
the railroad depot in Owen
Powerful Point and a Tier 4 Diesel in town.
a new tower for Wisconsin Rapids
A Variety of Sand Hoppers all in one train.
More Colorful Locomotives in Wisconsin Rapids
Colorful Locomotives in Wisconsin Rapids
Industrial Park Trains
In central Wisconsin on May 4th, 2018, the amazing 19" of snow from 3 weeks ago has all melted.
Spring Snow on the Railroad , I am cleaning up with some Winter pictures, knowing Spring has finally come to central Wisconsin.
old Boston and Maine Sand Hoppers
Titletown Train Show is on Saturday Sunday April 28, 29, 2018 Green Bay, Wisconsin
Crossing the Wisonsin River on a calm morning (quad copter time) and most of the ice has melted. March 2018
A Ferromex Locomotive in Wisconsin Rapids , that's another color for all those sand trains.
Completional frac sand in Marshfield is quiet, it's the former TexSand plant
A Grand Rapids Winter aerial view in Wisconsin Rapids
Train stalled on the hill? at mile post 54, Wisconsin Rapids
A look at Point trains
Rapids Winter Crossing with views of the frozen and snow covered Wisconsin River.
Rapids Sunday Train and a view of mile post 51, and a Loram rail grinder
Rapids GREX Ballast Train
Arctic Run Model Railroad show and sale, February 3, 4; 2018; 9 -5; 9- 3; (per TravelWisconsin web and Wis travel events) Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center 1001 Amber Ave, Stevens Point, WI
The 2nd Annual Red Cedar Train Show was Saturday and Sunday, January 6 - 7 2018 in Menomonie, Wis
Cold Wisconsin Rapids Trains , I can't take a picture of how cold it is, but you will get the idea.
A big train through Plover on the Sunday before Christmas, 2017
Wisconsin Rapids Rail Winter its December in Wisconsin, and some snow is here. 2017
Cattails and Towers , there's more improvements on the railroad north of Wisconsin Rapids
Duluth Ships , a nice trip to the head of the Lakes
In early November 2017, central Wisconsin had 2 light snows and it melted.
The Stevens Point Hoover Avenue new overpass is open over the tracks, but I haven't made a web page about it yet.
Here's 2 pages for a Rice Lake question on Yahoo Soo Line History group Nov 2017
Rice Lake 2006 rail spur , some 2006 pictures and historical notes, re-posted in 2017
Wisconsins Rapids Autumn Rail Color 2017 and the golden valley of the Grand Rapids
Wisconsins Rapids gets a Railroad Signal , CTC is coming to town
Wisconsins Rapids Rail Oiler
Sand train parking jam in Wisconsin Rapids, and a look at Thiele Clay.
Plover Potatoes and the Railroad
Orange EJE locomotive in Wisconsin Rapids
Wisconsin Rapids Coal Train 2017
A Train crossing a lot of water in Wisconsin Rapids
A Variety of power on frac sand trains in Wisconsin Rapids
A few minutes at the Yard Limit
Hi Rail Guzzler Truck
Sand Train Saw By in Wisconsin Rapids
CN 4100 in Wisconsin Rapids , a geep that's as old as I am.
Titan Trackmobile in Nekoosa , something new in the Summer of 2017; and a look at Port Edwards
What's this PRLX 1449 and what's it doing in my yard?
The Silver Coach in 2003 , the Glen Flora, Barney and Smith sleeper that is part of a restaurant.
Love those Grand Rapids , with some aerial views of a lot of water and some little trains in Wisconsin Rapids.
Looking at MOW and hard drives that are making delays.
My 4-year old portable hard drive quit, and I have lots of pictures and not much time to go back to my SD cards to move the picture files again.
Plover and the blue GT on the railroad, May, 2017
Sand Train Set Out of power in Wisconsin Rapids
The Hoover Avenue Overpass May 2017 is under construction in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Port Edwards Paper Mill 9 years ago and comparing the pulp mill to what it looks like now.
Old Soldiers working on the Railroad in Wisconsin Rapids , 2 GP9's are in town in May, 2017.
Grand Rapids of the Wisconsin River with some aerial views
Plover railroad Switch Engine and some aerial views of this little yard.
Titletown Train Show, April 29, 30; 2017 Green Bay, WI
BNSF Sand Trains in Wisconsin Rapids in March 2017
CN 7027 is in Wisconsin Rapids , a venerable little old switch engine, and a week later I added 2 more pictures of this area.
Wisconsin River thaw and the paper mill switch jobs
Holland is working on the Railroad with on-site locomotive service
Yellow Locomotives to Blair the sand trains are getting colorful
a Lot of Motive Power on the Railroad just 7 engines on a Sunday
Sand Train in the snow passing through Wisconsin Rapids
Kershaw snow plow in Plover in 2008
CNW snow plowing with an Alco from 1977 near Milroy, Minnesota. A repost of a favorite old web page.
January Railroad Snow 2017 in central Wisconsin
Two Rivers Model Planes, Trains, and Tractors show is scheduled for Jan 29, 2017
The First annual Red Cedar Train Show was Jan. 7,8, 2017 at the UW-Stout Indoor Fieldhouse, Menomonie, Wisconsin, USA.
The 20th Arctic Run Model RR show Stevens Point, WIs. was Sat - Sun January 21, 22, 2017
I moved this link to the top of the page for the Winter,
Snow Plowing Easy As Pie 2011 model RR snow plows, a Jordan spreader and a Leslie rotary snow blower. first posted February 2011
New Year Rail news 2017 for central Wisconsin.
Railroad Winter In Wisconsin Rapids , some switching moves in December 2016
Marshfield Rail 2016 , some Winter rail scenes in central Wisconsin
A Coal and a Rail Train in Wisconsin Rapids
Granite for the Green Circle trail
Around the Wisconsin Rapids mill , an aerial survey of a really big place.
Coal and Daylight , aerial views of Wisconsin Rapids.
A small Neenah Industry that you could model.
JO is Junction City
Rocky Run North on the Railroad , a busy siding northwest of Stevens Point.
Football Locomotive at Rothschild, Wisconsin.
Soo Line 2442 60th Anniversary
Lake Dubay Railroading and a look at rail traffic headed to northern Wisconsin
The Fairchild Caboose display and our trip to Chippewa Falls
Steven Point Rail Car Shops aerial view, and the Soo 2713 park.
Copper Harbor Vacation with some ships and museums
Sand Train double header night in Wisconsin Rapids, July 2016
Many of these pages of late 2015 to early 2016 won't link until I re-upload. I might not reload some that aren't historically significant. Contact me if there is a page you are interested in.
Rail Grinder 316 in Wisconsin Rapids
An End Loader and a Deere working on the railroad
Plover RR Milepost 0.43 and the re-numbered track around Plover, Wisconsin.
GMTX 200 Switch Engine at the big paper mill in Rapids.
BNSF Sand Train in Wisconsin Rapids in June 2016.
WC1560 in Wisconsin Rapids in June 2016. Yep, an SW 1500 that is still in WC paint
Plover RR Street Crossing Replacement done in May 2016.
Iola Caboose Tent
Coal Train in Wisconsin Rapids passing by Badgers
Little Geeps in Wisconsin Rapids with a Spring picture of the paper mill.
Plover Construction, new RR crossing signs, and work in the historical park.
Springtime Rail Maintenance
CryoTrans at WOW
French Fries on the Rails, a quick evening look at a train working in Golden Sands, Wisconsin, USA
March Snow on the Rails, a Spring snowstorm in 2016.
Rail Train passing through Stevens Point
Point Roundhouse in 2016 with kite aerial views
WC SW 1500 , there's plenty in Stevens Point in March 2016
February trains 2016 ; some real, some model
Air Forced 1 on the railroad in February 2016, and links to my older snow plowing web pages
January 2016 Trains
Point Container Train
January Snow 2016
New Year news 2016 , mostly about the Point paper mill that is up for sale or closure.
Dog's Breakfast , a most unusual lashup of locomotives.
Model Train Show Stevens Point, Wis, Jan 16-17, 2016 Arctic Run
Sat. Jan. 30, 2016, La Crosse Tri-State Rail Sale
La Crosse train show and Doll House Miniatures, Saturday - Sunday , March 12-13, 2016
Stevens Point Trains 2015 , catching up with a few months of pictures to get up to the first snow December 2nd.
Wood Tick pulpwood train in Wisconsin.
Roundhouse Roof repair in Wisconsin Rapids
Wisconsin River crossing in 2015
Autumn color in Wisconsin Rapids in October 2015
Sand trains in Wisconsin Rapids are still running in 2015.
An ALCO and a Rumely in Stevens Point
There was an Open House at the steam locomotive Soo 2713 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Saturday September 19, 2015
See the news section of Soo 2713 org
Rail grinder in Wisconsin Rapids
Notes about irrigation and a train and a night time incident.
17th Avenue Trains in Wisconsin Rapids
Skyward Trains in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. And one quick picture of an SW in WC paint.
Riding the Rails in Style , an inspection train that went to Arcadia.
Rapids Sand Trains Summer 2015
the Plutos that I know , Pluto water, and the French Lick railway.
Black Bridge canoe trip with a kite aerial view.
I didn't know that oil trains come through Wisconsin Rapids
I moved my lost Necedah old webpage to the Trainweb site
Necedah Loop 2010
Watkins railroad in Winona, Minnesota
Red Wing Minnesota
Golden Sands train 2015
Trains passing at Whitt
Plover Wisconsin Trains , a variety in May, 2015
cleaning the wye in Wisconsin Rapids
Point trains and the pairs of SW's in May 2015.
Wisconsin Rapids Dam train and an aerial view of the former Grand Rapids.
Stevens Point trains in April 2015
early Spring and a variety of trains in central Wisconsin.
Rail Grinder in Plover
ice melt in Wisconsin Rapids in Spring 2015
Baldwin 2 6 2 Tank Logging Locomotives with notes about the Flambeau Paper no. 2
New London Drawbridge
Rapids Rails over the Wisconsin River
One Last Look at the Whiting Mill , the former Consolidated / New Page mill in Whiting, Wisconsin
Skyward Trains in Stevens Point
Zorn Air for Trains at the new air compressor house at Wisconsin Rapids.
variety of train locomotives in central Wisconsin USA, January 2015
Ore Train through Stevens Point
night time on the railroad , two night pictures.
cold railroading 2015
what may be in 2015 , paper mills changing hands, and thoughts about future photography projects.
Ballast for Stevens Point and a snowman picture for the Holidays.
Vetters and the Black Bridge, some kite aerial photography on the west side of Stevens Point.
NS power in Plover and a change in mile markers.
25th Avenue Trains from the Whitehall subdivision, the west side of Wisconsin Rapids.
The 1apps free web site quit working in 2019. it was my kitehorizonpoint page, for my Kite Aerial Photography (KAP) pages that were not related to railroad topics.
November 2014 Stevens Point trains and the big train that goes to Rapids via Plover.
Variety of rail scenes of central Wisconsin in November of 2014.
More unusual locomotives in central Wisconsin in 2014
Safety Fuels Success showing the new fuel facility in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Also, some other trains in town.
GMTX 200 Locomotive in Wisconsin Rapids and one night picture of the mill's pretty lights relecting on the water.
Autumn Railroad Color in Wisconsin Rapids 2014
La Crosse and Onalaska trains in October, 2014
Track Maintenance in Wisconsin Rapids in October 2014.
Other Locomotives adding color to the trains that I see in the middle of Wisconsin.
The former Basic American company in Plover is now GCAM and Produce Processors
Stevens Point Round House aerial view in 2014.
Utter Destruction of the Whiting Paper Mill in August, 2014.
Railroad Diesel Fuel in Stevens Point where the old tank is down and a new building is going up. (August 2014)
Nekoosa Safety Train Flag
Sand Train rolling into Wisconsin Rapids from Taylor.
Erie GE Plant by guest columnist Jon R
No more rails by the brewery , the north two miles of the former GBW line to Stevens Point is GONE in July 2014
2004 Whiting rails and remembering better days.
Around the railroad curves of Wisconsin Rapids and a look at a BCOL locomotive.
Rails ripped out of Whiting Wisconsin paper mill in July, 2014.
Railfans of the Black Hills in the first week of June 2014.
Trains out west . . . . (not very far west) on the way to South Dakota
Big crane and pulp washer drums in Wisconsin Rapids
A new Shuttlewagon Commander track mobile in Wisconsin Rapids.
Big Crane in Wisconsin Rapids at the paper mill.
Little GP 4711 and 4100 in Wisconsin.
Destruction of the Whiting Paper Mill in May 2014
Coal Trains at Whit
Here's a good RR map website, Railfan Atlas and they put a big red line on maps showing railroads, and have some links to flickr pictures.
colorful trains in Wisconsin Rapids in April 2014
Same train different days , a study of freight and engines on the big trains that pass through Plover, Wisconsin.
new warehouse in Stevens Point
Railroad visitors in Wisconsin Rapids
Change of Seasons
Get Switched in Port Edwards and a look at the 'shuttle'.
Death of the Whiting Paper Mill , it's coming down in March 2014.
Small snow plows on the railroad
It's been too cold to enjoy outdoor photography, now its time for some indoor model railroading and making a curved track switch
Railroad visitors in Wisconsin Rapids
Allis Chalmers and the Railroad and notes about hauling farm equipment.
January Winter in Wisconsin Rapids
Railroad Snow Removal in the tight spaces of a rail yard.
Wisconsin Winter January 2014
CREX 1320 in Wisconsin Rapids new white Citi Rail locos Jan 13, 2014.
Nekoosa Mill Railroad
Foodliner and pneumatic tube rail cars transloading in Plover, Wisconsin.
Stevens Point Railroad Winter with some red CN color among the snow flakes in December 2013.
Whit coal train in December 2013
Train web gave me another 100mb of space, so now I have room for new pages and can still keep many of the good historic ones. Their site is very good.
Autumn ended and there's snow on the rails now and ice on the Wisconsin River.
Copper Country Aerial views of great old stamp mills around Houghton, Michigan
Brush cutting along the railroad
Anderson Fertilizer in Wisconsin Rapids and their new dry storage facility
Railroad stop sign at a crossing by the paper mill in Wisconsin Rapids.
Golden Sands train and the first snow of October, 2013.
trains at Coyne on the east side of Wisconsin Rapids. October 2013.
Aberdeen abandonned railroad and the old line to Markham, Washington.
Stevens Point westbound
SW 7 in Wisconsin Rapids in September 2013.
The Aberdeen Drawbridge on the west coast.
The next page is on the Nex gen site and that's gone, I will have to move it to an active site.
Whiting Paper Mill 2013, as seen from the river, and with a kite aerial view. This Wisconsin mill closed in 2011.
New bridge is going to where? Here's an interesting load seen in Wisconsin Rapids.
Switching at Waupaca Foundry 1 in July 2013, posted in August.
Rail Trains in Wisconsin Rapids July 2013
Oshkosh Bascule Drawbridge is taking shape in July 2013
Gills Landing in July 2013. A close look at a railroad drawbridge that probably doesn't open often.
Three days of Rapids trains in June of 2013.
Cleveland Park in Dubuque Iowa and a great view of the Mississippi River.
Wisconsin Rapids Trains in June of 2013
Plover Train in June 2013, a typical switch job starting their day.
Stevens Point Car Shop aerial view.
Stevens Point P Line at Patch Street , aerial view, and I was lucky to see a train coming in .
Stevens Point Roundhouse aerial view.
Stevens Point Depot aerial views in May 2013.
Here's my pictures of the Waupaca Depot in 2012 and I'm finally showing it almost a year later.
Strawberry Fest Train Show is coming June 15-16, 2013.
We interupt this regulary scheduled web page to bring you news of a Missing Building by the Stevens Point roundhouse.
Maybe we took so many pictures of the old crew section house
that our digital cameras sucked the photons out of it and it became . . . . . . . invisible.
Stevens Point Depot aerial views in May 2013. (same page as shown in the series of aerials above)
J lashed to an SW , an unusual combination of engines would only happen in Point?
Frac Sand In Marshfield along the mainline.
Another Trackmobile in Wisconsin Rapids at Brokaw Corn.
Snow Squall in Wisconsin Rapids and the orange EJE 660 locomotive.
Oshkosh Drawbridge April 2013 , aerial view with old center pivot in place yet.
Pre-Spring Trains in Wisconsin Rapids April, 2013.
Brice Prairie Trains , this aint in the center of Wisconsin.
More Trains and the orange EJE
Plover Trains in March 2013.
Golden Sands railroading
Paper Mill Crossing in Wisconsin Rapids, with some scenes of the former GBW roundhouse, too.
February trains in Rapids and Point.
Packing the sidings around Rapids
Nekoosa railroad by the paper mill.
Two Trains around Wisconsin Rapids
Sun after the Snow on the railroad.
Trains and Snowflakes January 3013
BrRRRRRuces cold railroad pictures in January 2013.
Snow is going away in early January 2013
Wisconsin Rapids trains in the first days of January 2013.
More Snow in Wisconsin , posted December 29, 2012
More Wisconsin snow on the rails December 20, 2012.
Wisconsin Rapids Sperry Rail Detector seen earlier on the Whitehall sub, before it snowed.
December snow on the rails in 2012.
Soo Line Rail Detector 700 white van in 1977.
Stevens Point Trains the day after Thanksgiving 2012
Night scenes in Wisconsin Rapids with the little gp 7 passing through, and a Mopac caboose.
If this night time black page doesn't appear ok on your monitor with readable words by every picture, please contact me at the address in the box to the right.
Plover Railroading with the little gp's.
Election Day Snow and first snow of this season.
WC 1570 in Rapids October 2012.
Union Pacific through Wisconsin Rapids , a mixed freight train.
Colorful Weston Coal
Switching Wisconsin Rapids
Plover big train October 2012
Rapids crossing September 2012
Indianhead crossing railroading in Chippewa Falls.
Water Street has a new track layout in Stevens Point
Coal train through Wisconsin Rapids
Workin on the railroad at Thiele Clay in Wisconsin Rapids
Black Bridge upgrade in Stevens Point
More sand through Wisconsin Rapids with a study of covered hoppers .
Sand train through Rapids and details of hoppers running on the Whitehall Sub.
Mentone on the Valley Line , about a little station stop that aint there no more.
MOW in Wisconsin Rapids and the CN 1501 inspection car
Magnum Trackmobile at Thiele Clay in Wisconsin Rapids.
Black Bridge maintenance in Stevens Point.
Central Wisconsin Rails in June , catching up on train pix from May and June.
Two blue GT switch jobs in Plover and Whiting, Wisconsin.
Lumber Companies of Park Falls and a historic question about which was which.
Kenosha Industry , the last page of our visit to southeastern Wisconsin.
Kenosha Street Cars
More new sand in Marshfield , more big new sand silos in 2012
Kenosha vacation , Jelly Belly, and Frank's diner.
CN 4100 in Plover , a classic little CN loco.
Industry that you can model without squeezing a lot out of the plan.
rail news in Wisconsin Rapids , new ballast and ties for the Taylor line.
Blue GT in Plover posted in May 2012.
Friends of the Chief Wawatam, We now have a Chief Wawatam/Facebook Page and also a
website for the Chief at: Chief Wawatam railroad car ferry.
Please share with the R.R. community. Thanks, Doug Taylor 2012
Loram rail grinder in Rapids . . . . . Different week, different Loram than last week.
Loram Shoulder Ballast Cleaner in Rapids
Reflections of a great paper mill
March trains 2012
Blueberry Line under high water in the 1890's.
Marshfield Rails and sand in Spring 2012
yellow switch engine NREX 2531 passing through Wisconsin Rapids
Flambeau Paper RR history project
The Western Wisconsin Abandonned Rails history CD is done after so many years. Thank you for waiting.
Wausau Railroading and one view of the 3M shingle granule plant.
Valley Junction Frac Sand 2012
Stora Enso Locomotive 1 in 2005 is an old page moved to an accessible location. Also has links to other web pages of the Wisconsin Rapids paper mill switchers.
HWCX 7132 and 30 new covered hoppers for sand loading.
It snowed 2 inches Feb 10th, 2012. Central Wisconsin now has 3 inches on the ground, and temps in the single digits for a day.
UP Coal in Wisconsin Rapids Feb 2012
CN 4028 in Wisconsin Rapids January 31, 2012.
Saturday Trains in Stevens Point Wisconsin January 21, 2012
Snow and cold and switch locomotives
On January 12th, 2012, central Wisconsin got 4 inches of snow. This will last.
Frozen Wisconsin River Again , different day, different engine, same area as last week.
Frozen Wisconsin River January 2012
Trains in Stevens Point December 2011
Trains in December 2011 posted mid-December 2011.
Wet Winter trains in Stevens Point in early December 2011.
Paper Mill Flatcar Table and wood chip gons.
Trains around central Wisconsin, November 2011 from November 18 - 24th
If you see a link on my old indexes and can't get to the page, let me know and I may move the topic to a current web server and then everyone can see the information again.
My Medary Semaphore page was originally wrote in 2005. And in 2011, I added some pictures from 1947.
Follow-up Notes on Medary Semaphore
Trains around central Wisconsin, Autumn 2011 posted Nov 20, 2011.
Whiting Mill 2011 aerial views months after the closing.
On November 9th, it snowed 5 inches in Stevens Point, wet and heavy . . . . . power was out for 4 hours. Antigo had over a foot of snow.
It hasn't melted yet, but it probably will on Sunday in the warmer weather predicted.
Little Critter in Marshfield at the new Texsand frac sand plant.
Stevens Point yard 2011 aerial views
Oshkosh Drawbridge 2011 , a start of construction.
UP coal in Wisconsin
Black Bridge canoe view on two pages.
Stoughton ballast train with some Wisconsin Southern red power.
Marshfield Frac Sand Loading
busy trains in central Wisconsin in September 2011
DOTX 219 in Wisconsin Rapids , the FRA inspection car. Sept 12, 2011
Smiling Tank Car GATX 50892
Here's three web pages about the Chief Wawatam and the Straits.
. . the St. Ignace Ferry Apron Fell in 2011
. . St. Ignace Ferry Apron in 2009 before the tower fell.
. . Link to some newer scans of my old slides of the Chief Wawatam in 1979 . I have older web pages of these, but these are larger scans. Some people have printed from my small scans of these slides years ago, but these are bigger files than what I had on my web page that I made in 2003.
Crossing Paths with the GTW 4610
Colorful Wisconsin Rapids
Wisconsin Rapids 2011 with a panoramic view of the mill and railroady scenes like the former GBW east yard.
Appleton Fox River railroading July 2011
Stevens Point railroading July 2011
Tie train in Wisconsin Rapids
--> Soo 2713 Centennial Celebration 2011
Nekoosa Railroading May 2011
Centennial for Soo 2713 is coming up May 28, 2011
BLURR Portable Model RR
Reflections 2011 and a glimpse of a new switch engine at Wisconsin Rapids
Sand Plant 2011 , a new industry being built in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Wisconsin River high water 2011
Stevens Point River Aerials 2011
Stevens Point Yard Aerials 2011
New Spur in Wisconsin Rapids
Amherst Junction 2011
Nelson Siding 2011
End of Whiting Paper Mill rail traffic 2011
On Feb 2nd, 2011, it snowed heaps from Missouri to Indiana, and southeastern Wisconsin, but not here.
Union Pacific in Wisconsin Rapids January 2011
Frozen River with switch jobs in Wisconsin Rapids, January 2011
Whiting Paper Mill Rails 2011, near the end of a century of rail traffic to this large mill that will close in Feb 2011.
December Train Notes (early Dec 2010) with aerials of Stevens Point yard and the Green Bay push-pull
These wont link anymore, if you are interested, please contact me: Plover Wye aerials and a 1916 map with the P-line
Marshfield Fire Dept 2010 in a new building, and a picture of an old Soo caboose fire. Posted September 2010
with a second page of the Caboose in 1973 with Keith's story of the fire
railfan gps route Whiting Wisconsin, August 2010
railfan GPS route Wisconsin Rapids August 2010
railfan GPS route Nekoosa August 2010
GBW yard East of the Wisconsin River Nov, 2009 and Wis Rapids 1st Street
Plover Bakery 2009
Tank Car Trainer AHCX 2004 in 2009
St. Ignace Rail Road Dock 2009 and was that repeated above on an active web page?
Badger Ferry in Ludington, Michigan 2009
Feed Mill going, going, . . . . gone . . . in Amherst, 2009
Caboose at GreatBigOutlet in La Crosse, Wisconsin, 2009
Oshkosh Drawbridge, the century old one, aerial, March, 2009
McCain Plover potato industrial plant, and Basic American Plover, 2009
Viking Ferry 1979
Happy New Year trains variety Jan. 2, 2009
Minnesota CNW 1977 plowing snow
destruction of passenger car Tupelo 2007
Medford Creamery 2007
Abbotsford New Depot, 2007
Biron paper mill aerial with Autumn color 2007
HPJX5001 white Flatcar and Weather Shield Windows, 2006
Stora Enso Locomotive 1 new paint and rebuild, 2005.
Whiting and the Woods in 2004 (and this track is gone in 2014)
This Page was started May 21, 2010 ; and lots of non-working links were removed in 2015