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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 11:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Some Wisconsin railroad info. We have four...

Some Wisconsin railroad info.

We have four Class I railroads, six short lines, and one local government owned route.

3,603 miles of freight rail.

540 miles of state-owned rail.

3,036...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 11:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
North Fond du Lac NFDL has pretty much been...

North Fond du Lac

NFDL has pretty much been a railroad town over the years.

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-5QD2z8Z/0/X2/i-5QD2z8Z-X2.jpg

Even before the place was incorporated the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 11:31 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 38,584
Posted By Cannonshot
Check out this thread. (Wisconsin Area...

Check out this thread. (Wisconsin Area Rides/Events (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=201507)).

The first post has this in it.

"This thread is also a place where someone can post...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 38,584
Posted By Cannonshot
I'll merge them for you and you can breathe new...

I'll merge them for you and you can breathe new life into the one that went dormant for a while. Then all those people won't have to repost the same info in another thread.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 38,584
Posted By Cannonshot
Check out this thread: WI: Where Are You?...

Check out this thread:

WI: Where Are You? (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=102231)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Knowles ...

Knowles

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-QKPvnrx/0/X2/i-QKPvnrx-X2.jpg

The railroad depot is gone, but one of the railroad related buildings still stands. There used to be a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
The commerce is a selling point to the project...

The commerce is a selling point to the project for sure. However, there are questions about how significant that will be. Like any endeavor, people want to be sure about what is being pitched before...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Seymour Depot ...

Seymour Depot

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-2wgnMtV/0/X2/i-2wgnMtV-X2.jpg

Seymour started being settled in the 1850s. It is named for the former Governor of NY (who also ran against US...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-24-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
It has been a long saga with plenty of criticism...

It has been a long saga with plenty of criticism on both sides of this issue. Over time things have really degraded. The opinion this guy expresses is typical of a lot of people in the community. A...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
http://www.pioneerexpresscrandon.com/userfiles/fil...

http://www.pioneerexpresscrandon.com/userfiles/file/PIEX_141222_Vol_29_No_36.pdf

Page 5, Letters to the Editor
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-24-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Lomira Depot ...

Lomira Depot

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-b55TBr2/0/X2/i-b55TBr2-X2.jpg

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-Qgr3gbb/0/X2/i-Qgr3gbb-X2.jpg

Lomira grew from a small settlement....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4,120
Views: 223,621
Posted By Cannonshot
One person was killed and two rescued Tuesday...

One person was killed and two rescued Tuesday when the ATVs they were riding broke through the ice...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
I didn't that PCT was that close to being fully...

I didn't that PCT was that close to being fully implemented yet. Maybe it is on some main lines for some railroads. :dunno

Nonetheless, I can't see where it would be a good idea to only have...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
As a side note, some railroads are trying to go...

As a side note, some railroads are trying to go to one person crews (http://news.yahoo.com/railroads-seek-one-person-crews-freight-trains-182725939--finance.html). New technology like positive train...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Depots in Plymouth ...

Depots in Plymouth

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-sSDGPLv/0/X2/i-sSDGPLv-X2.jpg

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-Krh5dBD/0/X2/i-Krh5dBD-X2.jpg

The railroad first came...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-22-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
Just got off the phone with the State...

Just got off the phone with the State Cartographer asking for his expertise in reviewing some material I put together on a project we are working on in one of the counties for a trail location...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Cedarburg CNW Depot ...

Cedarburg CNW Depot

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-Xj8Qckr/0/X2/i-Xj8Qckr-X2.jpg

The railroad came to Cedarburg in 1870. In 1907 they built this combination depot.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,120
Views: 223,621
Posted By Cannonshot
Two people were rescued after their ice boat...

Two people were rescued after their ice boat broke through ice on Lac La Belle in Oconomowoc on Sunday afternoon.

Oconomowoc police were notified of an overturned boat on the lake around 1:30...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Cannonshot
Nice ride Randy! Looks like perfect weather and...

Nice ride Randy! Looks like perfect weather and the scenery is great. Thanks for sharing (especially on this wintry December day). :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 147,078
Posted By Cannonshot
Another great video! Makes me feel great to see...

Another great video! Makes me feel great to see so many people having so much fun on this thing.

Thanks for producing and sharing those videos!
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 147,078
Posted By Cannonshot
Great job on the videos! Looks like you guys had...

Great job on the videos! Looks like you guys had a blast. The UPAT is still one of my favorite rides. Glad you guys got a chance to enjoy it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Cedarburg Interurban Station ...

Cedarburg Interurban Station

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-nxv5vcZ/0/X2/i-nxv5vcZ-X2.jpg

There used to be an electric railway that ran from Milwaukee to Sheboygan. They had a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
I think that Trail Patrol might be useful out on...

I think that Trail Patrol might be useful out on the ice as well. Keeps the heat off a little if we have people out there keeping an eye on things. Nice liaison with the locals.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Thanks for knocking off those Sturgeon Bay...

Thanks for knocking off those Sturgeon Bay locations Jeff!

I see you got a shot of the freight depot by the shipyard as well.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
We really need to get some trail patrollers...

We really need to get some trail patrollers qualified so we can get on the record as being active in formally contributing to "policing" things on the trail. Trail patrollers are essentially...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
Thanks. Sometimes it is like a job. ...

Thanks. Sometimes it is like a job.



Ben, I notice that you've gone over to the dark side by buying that ATV. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-19-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Cedarburg Freight Depot ...

Cedarburg Freight Depot

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-DRBmrMg/0/X2/i-DRBmrMg-X2.jpg

The railroad hit town in 1870. In 1874 they built their first terminal. In 1907 they...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Depots in Elkhart Lake The railroad came to...

Depots in Elkhart Lake

The railroad came to town in 1872.

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-kgxP6JG/0/X2/i-kgxP6JG-X2.jpg
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Doylestown Depot Pretty much a standard...

Doylestown Depot

Pretty much a standard wooden depot. They moved it from the tracks to someone's property in town.

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-d6kVpVt/0/X2/i-d6kVpVt-X2.jpg

Back...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
Meeting with ATV Association rep today to go over...

Meeting with ATV Association rep today to go over some legislative stuff.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
Meeting up north today. Working with some folks...

Meeting up north today. Working with some folks on a variety of issues but the big one is some standard system of marking specific trail locations (like intersections). Previously I surveyed some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Random Lake Depot The Randon Lake depot...

Random Lake Depot

The Randon Lake depot has been moved from town to a rural location several miles out of town.

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-XWWdtM8/0/X2/i-XWWdtM8-X2.jpg

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By Cannonshot
Thanks for putting this together Terry. It takes...

Thanks for putting this together Terry. It takes a lot of effort to set these things up. Much appreciated. Looks like it will be a great ride! :thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Railroad Bridge, Milwaukee River, UP ...

Railroad Bridge, Milwaukee River, UP

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-dtmvJLs/0/X2/i-dtmvJLs-X2.jpg

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-pSbp7L9/0/X2/i-pSbp7L9-X2.jpg

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Railroad Bridge, Milwaukee River, W & S RR ...

Railroad Bridge, Milwaukee River, W & S RR

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-VLTbJQB/0/X2/i-VLTbJQB-X2.jpg

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-fVDMSgv/0/X2/i-fVDMSgv-X2.jpg

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-14-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 65,499
Posted By Cannonshot
What a coincidence your post is. I just now (a...

What a coincidence your post is. I just now (a few minutes ago) finished making a bunch of notes regarding a redrafting of our proposed OHM legislation based on some changes that were implemented in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Butler Yard and Engine Maintenance Facility ...

Butler Yard and Engine Maintenance Facility

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-pLgTTqz/0/X2/i-pLgTTqz-X2.jpg

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-8WvJKcQ/0/X2/i-8WvJKcQ-X2.jpg

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Wauwatosa Depot ...

Wauwatosa Depot

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-zfSw8Ff/0/X2/i-zfSw8Ff-X2.jpg

The Little Red Store is the oldest commercial structure in Wauwatosa.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Snowy, I'm glad you are enjoying this. Looking...

Snowy, I'm glad you are enjoying this. Looking forward to seeing your posts once you start capturing some of these locations! :thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,002
Posted By Cannonshot
Interesting stuff! I figured it had to be some...

Interesting stuff! I figured it had to be some kind of unit train since it looked like it required special handling at cargo transfer points.

When I first looked at it (from a distance) I thought...
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