CN 5735, CN 5666, IC 9568         
A CN through freight parallels W. Butte des Morts Beach Rd./N. Lake St. and passes the approaches of the Roland Kampo Bridge (a.k.a. the Polish Connection) at the Hwy. 41/Hwy. 10/Hwy. 441 (a.k.a. Tri-County Expressway) interchange as it heads northeast via former C&NW rails at Stroebe, WI on 28 Jul. '19. Stroebe is a railroad station in Fox Crossing, WI (formerly Town of Menasha, Winnebago Co., WI, from 1855 until 14 Apr. 2016). The interchange opened to traffic on 30 Nov. '75, at the time it was simply a bridge to provide access to Hwy. 41 from Menasha. When Hwy. 10 was reconstructed and relocated ca. '97, this interchange was not simultaneously reconstructed to form a full interchange. It was recently reconstructed and expanded; the new, now full interchange was dedicated on 11 Jul. '18. The former SOO rails, also in use by CN, run parallel to the right. W. Butte des Morts Beach Rd. becomes N. Lake St. underneath the Polish Connection. Modern maps tend to omit the W. for some reason, it is also absent on the current street sign, some old maps include the W., some old maps omit the W.
Date: 7/28/2019 Location: Stroebe(2), WI   Map Show Stroebe(2) on a rail map Views: 13 Collection Of:   T. P. Bruss
Locomotives: CN 5735(SD75I) CN 5666(SD75I) IC 9568(GP38-2)    Author:  T. P. Bruss
CN 5735, CN 5666, IC 9568
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  Northeast WI, Summer 2019
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Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT 9/9/2019 11:11:52 AM

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