On Feb. 27, 2020 West bound Engine 2898 stops at the Stevens Point Depot for a crew Change. Engine 3078 was positioned in the middle of the train. The train was pulling all car hauling cars. The train was very long with the end of the train being near the old Figis building on Patch St..
This month CN put up barricades with large electric signs and implemented one way traffic at the round house/rip-track area and Yard Office in Stevens Point. Must have been getting to many tourists?
On April. 27, 2020 CN crews do track maintenance on the 'P' line between Nebal St. and Bus. 51. The UPS building is in the background.
Picture taken on June, 30, 2020. Picture is looking east into the RipTrack area just east of the Church St. underpass. Unusual ot see a CN engine (No. 3033) sitting and not running on the entance track to the Rip Track area. For the last few weeks the Rig Track has been pretty empty. NOTE: The one way signs in the 5-2020 POM are now gone.
Picture of the Stevens Point Depot. Been seeing lots of work trucks there the last month and a half. Must be getting new plumbing and heating. Dumpster has been filled with lots of old pipe and iron.
On August 7th west bound CN engines 8103 and 3177 pull a load of John Deere equipment through the Stevens Point yard.
A company called Lakehead spent a few weeks in early September welding in steel plates on the griters on the Bus 51 (Church St.) CN RR bridge. The RR underpass was built around 1939. My dad worked as a laborer on the project.
Picture taked on Oct. 29 as CN Engines 3195 and 3267 head east crossing the Plover River bridge which is located on the east end of the Stevens Point yard.
Picture taked on Nov. 19 as I was putting Christmas Lights on 2713. I looked up and what a surprise to see a shiny Wisconsin Cental engine westbound on the track. Wisconsin Central Engine No. 3069. along with Union Pacific engine No, 3023 and CN engine No. 3146 stopped at the Stevens Point Depot for a crew change. The WC engine had a CN sign in the front corner. Someone called it the heritage train. I had never heard of the heritage train but good to see a WC engine kept is such good shape.
Picture taken on Dec 5. looking north from Patch St. at intersection with Sunset Blvd. CN engine 5341 and Engine 7202 labeled: Progress Rail, A Caterpillar Company.
Picture taken on Dec 5. in the Stevens Point riptrack area. CN Engine 5400 is lifted up and get a new set of drive trucks. The company with the lifting bulldozers was Rybak.
Picture from the archieves taken in November of 2004 just north of the Stevens Point roundhouse.
Another picture from the archieves taken in March of 2005 just north of the Stevens
West bound CN engine 3078 passes the Stevens Point Depot on May 2, 2021 pulling double stacked container cars as far as you could see.
Saw this nice and clean looking yellow engine No. 2255 in the Stevens Point round house area at the end of Illinois Ave. CN engine 2276 appears to be keeping close tabs on it. Picture was taken on June 3-21
Picture taken on looking SE on west side of Stevens Point Depot. I thought the picture was interesting because it shows the progress of technology. Most of the Herzog cars had a solar panel on them which I had not see before In the background you see the old old telegraph poles along with CN's modern comunication tower in the background. Times are a changen.
Picture taken on July 13 looking west toward the Stevens Point Depot. The Federall Transportation Administration train was pulled by BNSF eingine 7488. It stopped and some men got out and looked to be measuring the width of the tracks and levelness of the tracks.
Same picture a last month but looking east. The BNSF engine was disconnected at this time.
Lots of power moving westward in-front of the Stevens Point Depot. Engines 3908, heritage engine 3914, 2164, 2196 and 2151.
This fall CN put a new bridge deck on a bridge just west of Stevens Point. Big operation to remove the old deck and put on a new precast concrete deck. Things were done fast to get the main line up and running again. Pretty impressive.