The Gregarious Railfan
Byron Hill, Byron, WI  53006  (population, 1550 (2000))                

GPS:   N 43.65033, W 88.45123    WI-175 in Byron;
    N 43.66071, W 88.45652    County Road F
    N 43.69718, W 88.46248    County Road B

Scanner:   CN 161.295 [79]

Railroads:   Canadian National, Waukesha Sub

Description:   Byron Hill is located in Southeastern Wisconsin, about 7 miles south of Fond Du Lac.  It is about a 6
mile slope approaching a 1 percent grade. Southbound trains make the grade beginning at Valley N 43.74777, W
88.46037 and end the grade at Byron N 43.65033, W 88.451230. County Roads F and B north of Byron provide
easy access for photography of the double main.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:   20

Nearby RR stuff:  CN's Shops Yard in Fond du Lac, 43.809629, -88.480300 (No public access)

Photo Opportunities: County Roads F & B  see above.  

Pub and Grub:   Guido's Spirits & Sandwich Co, N3041 WI-175, Byron,  N 43.65148, W 88.45120

Lodging:   Comfort Inn, 77 Holiday Ln, Fond du Lac, WI   N 43.75610W 88.47489  

TRAINS Article:   TRAINS Trackside July 2012
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