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Finished working on the St. Croix sub Friday and was able to get a few pics; we moved to the Marceline Sub over the holiday weekend and start work Tuesday,


A westbound freight passing Hager City, WI; the track in the foreground goes into a now closed fracking sand loading facility,

An eastbound loaded oil train passing Hager City, WI

There is a bottleneck in Prescott, WI where the double track goes to single to cross the former CB&Q drawbridge.
There is a bridge tender in the tower because of all of the recreational boating in the area; the St. Croix river joins the Mississippi River here.


It looks like this boat would barely fit under the bridge; I saw several yachts bigger than this one moored in the area.

A loaded eastbound taconite train coming out of Prescott, WI with a pair of SD70ACe's on the point and a single Dash 9 on the rear.

An eastbound freight on Main Two.

A westbound empty grain train on Main One about to enter the single main; in a quarter mile this train will be on the drawbridge posted above.

A LOADED autorack train!

An empty oil train with a pair of CSX units; I have seen solid sets of CSX & NS power on this line as well as CP, UP, KCS and FerroMex units.

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