UP 1989 leads loaded coke train ORPIK down Knapp Hill.
UP 4014 leads the Big Boy tour train down Knapp Hill.
UP 8090 heads west with sand loads near Knapp, WI on CNW's former Twin Cities mainline from Chicago. This train would have originated in Chippewa Falls or Altoona with sand cars from one or more o... (more)
UP 8090 rolls by signal 56.8 with a sand train headed for the Twin Cities, near Knapp, WI on the old C&NW Twin Cities main.
CNW 6805 splits the semaphores near Knapp, WI in March of 1990. I wish I could have cut the pole down!
NS 9923 leads 3 70 series EMDs on the head end of Phosphate train OXLRV through the small town of Knapp on a sunny winter afternoon.
CNW 972 splits the semaphores on a curve east of Knapp, WI as its train heads west from Altoona, WI to East Minneapolis, MN. This formerly double track mainline was single tracked with the ending ... (more)
Milwaukee Road's local to Eau Claire, WI was shifted to CNW trackage rights in the late 70s from their own line between Eau Claire and Trevino, WI, then CBQ trackage rights to Winona, MN. This tra... (more)
On a beautiful afternoon, the MPRSS starts its assent up the Knapp Hill. He is rolling again after swapping power with an empty potash a few miles back. Sounded as though there may have been the f... (more)
CNW use to climb up Knapp Hill along US Highway 12, well before UP was in the picture.
A flock of geese take a morning swim in the local pond as MBUVP, already running at a good clip, heads through Knapp. Tracks good for 49 mph here.
Remnants of the CNW can be seen up and down the Altoona Sub. Here, LTB61 throttles up to get a good run at Knapp Hill. They will go into the hole at Hersey and wait for ZEMCH to pass.
ZCHEM with the throttle open grindes up Knapp Hill.
MPRVP heads west with 120 cars in tow.