On August 24, 2008, I snapped a few photos as I and my family returned home from Dixon, IL.
On September 16, 2008, I headed out to Waunakee, WI, where a caboose was scheduled to be loaded onto a flatbed trailer. The caboose had been sitting in Waunakee's Reeve Park for over a quarter century, but vandalism and deterioration had taken its toll, and it was decided that it would be best for the city to part with it. The former LS&I 19 was purchased by the Plymouth (WI) Historical Society for restoration as DM&IR C-176, its original number. More details can be found in the Want a caboose? topic on the 3um.
However, I took a somewhat different route than the caboose, as I wanted to also check out some work being done south of Fond du Lac, where CN is building a temporary connection track between the main line and the former CNW FdL-Clyman line, now a spur track. Additional details can be found in this 3um topic.
Related: Waunakee caboose heads for new life ^ (WI State Journal)
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