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The South End Mile Posts 4 to 7

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Northbound at
Wisconsin
HWY-35

December 27, 2011

Don and Brenda Schoeb started clearing the south end of the line. 2012 Larry Gottschalk, Dave Ritter, Fred Hoeser, Arlyn Colby joined in clearing the line from Mile Post 4.25 to 6.50. We were the first ones to ride the south end since the derailment in 1977. 

Photo of Don Schoeb and Victor Gottschalk 11 Months after clearing the line. 

November 2012

Wisconsin
HWY-35

Day 1

Clearing brush from the line looking North from HWY-35.

12-27-2011

Photo by Don Schoeb

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Mile Post 4.25

Day 1 

Line cleared to the first

Bridge M16-9 north of Hwy 35

Photo by Brenda Schoeb

12-27-2011

Washout South of Mile Post 5

Don Schoeb shored up the tracks thru a minor washout just south of Mile Post 5.

Photo Don Schoeb 

01-08-2012

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Looking North  Mile Post 5

Looking at work to be done.

Mile Post 5.

Photo Don Schoeb 

01-10-2012

Looking South  Mile Post 5

Looking at work completed.

Mile Post 5.

Photo Don Schoeb 

01-10-2012

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Bridge M-18-7

North of Mile Post 5. Removing down tree from the bridge approach.

Photo Don Schoeb 

01-15-2012

Bridge M-18-7

Don Schoeb and Fred Hoeser

were the first two to ride over

Bridge M18-7 since 1977.

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

01-15-2012

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Between
Mile Post 5 & 6

Work Train right to left Don Schoeb, Fred Hoeser and Dave Ritter.

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

02-04-2012

Mile Post 6
Plumers Mill

Work Crew made it to Mile Post 6.

The original mile post from the

Milwaukee Road was still intact.

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

02-18-2012

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Mile Post 6
Bridge M-20-8

Don Schoeb took the first train ride over Bridge M-20-8 since 1977.

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

02-18-2012

Mile Post 6.5

End of the Line

we came upon two substantial 

washout just beyond the trees.

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

03-10-2012

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Mile Post 6.5

Don Schoeb looks over washout at Mile Post 6.5 in the fall of 2012 after clearing the rails.

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

10-27-2012

Mile Post 6.75

We cleared the rails to the second washout near Mile Post 6.75.

Looking South back towards the first washout after the rails were cleared.

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

10-27-2012

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Mile Post 6.75

Major Washout

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

03-10-2012

Mile Post
6.75 to 7

Major Washouts

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

10-27-2012

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Mile Post
6.75 to 7

Major Washouts

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

10-27-2012

Mile Post 7
Knights

Don Schoeb at

Mile Post 7 Knights.

Photo Larry Gottschalk 

10-27-2012

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