UP's Marsh job, LPA55, heads south on the National Avenue Spur at Kinnickinnic Avenue.

Today was supposed to be a short, easy day for the Marsh job. On the way here from Butler, the engine developed problems, at one point only making 4 MPH. Engineer Dean finessed the unit so they could complete their switching, but said he'd prefer to return home to Butler light, rather than risk stalling with a good number of cars.

And later, after arrival at the Port of Milwaukee, the job derailed on Jones Island. A crane was called to lift the affected covered hopper back on to good rail. It is being back to Butler to undergo a thorough inspection.

Time and Date: 2:01 PM, Friday, April 5, 2013
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Approximate Latitude: 42° 59′ 36″ N   (42.99343° )
Approximate Longitude: 87° 53′ 27″ W   (-87.89109° )
 
Railroad: Union Pacific RR Co. [UP ]
Subdivision: National Avenue Spur Approximate Milepost: 80.8
 
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