The CN turn from Bradley to Park Falls and back crosses a swollen South Fork of the Jump River at Prentice. In Wisconsin Central days smaller four axle power was the mainstay on local and branchli... (more)
The turn from Mellen arrives at Prentice for a rendevous with the turn out of Bradley. The two trains will trade cars and return to their home terminals this evening. Three days out of seven each ... (more)
The crew of the Mellen-Prentice turn has made a stop at depot for paperwork and are backing onto their outbound train. The conductor is keeping a watchful eye out as they prepare to cross the main... (more)
Resting near the depot prior to starting its trip to Wausau.
This line hadn't see a train in over two days, so the snow plow drifts were primed for busting.
CN local #581 is a little overpowered with an IC SD40 and a former Conrail SD70 as they depart Prentice, WI for Mellen, WI and end of the day for the crew.
Local job from Ashland coming into Prentice
A Russell snow plow awaits a big snow in Prentice
The local from Mellen to Prentice backing it's train onto the Bradley sub
Two GP30s cross the line to Ashland and move past the Prentice depot with train 910. After some switching the train will continue east to Gladstone, Mich. and eventually Sault Ste. Marie.
It was 4 below with a stiff NW wind when westbound ore emptys met eastbound ore loads in Prestice, WI.
The local from Prentice to Wausau departs Prentice with after swapping trains with the local from Ashland, Wis.
L598 (Prentice-Wausau) departs Prentice with 17 loads and 8 empties. Next stop Bradley and Tomahawk to pick up the rest of their train.
An empty ore train from Escanaba, Mich. to the Minorca taconite mine near Virginia, Minn., passes the former Soo Line depot at Prentice.
An empty ore train from Escanaba, Mich. to the Minorca taconite mine near Virginia, Minn. approaches the Hwy. 8 overpass east of Prentice. These seasonal ore movements only take place from January... (more)