LTS-70 takes the wye at Yukon Jct. located at MP 87 on the Altoona Sub. This intersection once contolled by a tower is now handled by the dispatcher using CTC.
LLPX 2253 scuttles past, reminding me yet again that this is no longer C&NW territory.
YAA60-04 grabs four empties from Menards and shoves down the main to get the rest of their train.
The first considerable amount of snowfall for the Chippewa Valley as 60 takes 27 cars loaded with lumber to Menards.
This short UP local has power at both ends of the train. This will help with some of the work it has to complete today.
MPRSS just west of Eau Claire with a CNW patched SD40-2.
The Altoona Sub follows Highway 12 close as seen here as MPRSS rolls through the farm fields just west of Eau Claire.
Train 82 returning from Menominee, crosses East Madison Street in Eau Claire on their return trip to Altoona Yard.
After meeting eastbound ITPRA (Itasca - Proviso) mid-bridge, PREMA's (Proviso - East Mpls) friendly fireboy wishes us a good morning. 8:56AM