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Marshfield in Wood County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Engine 2442

 
 
Engine 2442 Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
1. Engine 2442 Marker
Inscription.  
In Service 1911-1954
Presented to
City of Marshfield
by
Wisconsin Central-
Soo Line RR in 1956.
Marshfield Historic Register

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1956.
 
Location. 44° 39.077′ N, 90° 11.098′ W. Marker is in Marshfield, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker is on South Roddis Avenue south of West 17th Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is near the northeast corner of Wildwood Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 South Roddis Avenue, Marshfield WI 54449, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World's Largest Round Barn (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); September 11th Patriots Day (approx. 0.8 miles away); Governor William H. Upham House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Marshfield Post Office (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tower Hall (approx. 1.1 miles away); Eli Winch House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Youth Baseball Donor Recognition Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshfield.
 
Also see . . .
Engine 2442 Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
2. Engine 2442 Marker
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 Soo Line/Wisconsin Central Locomotive 2442. "At an average of 35,000 miles per year, with a working life of 43 years, 2442 ran up a cumulative mileage of 1,518,932 in her 43-year career on the Soo Line." (Submitted on August 3, 2014.) 
 
Engine 2442 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
3. Engine 2442 and Marker
Engine 2442 image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
4. Engine 2442
National Register of Historic Places #09000310
Listed May 13, 2009
Engine 2442 image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
5. Engine 2442
Engine 2442 Manufacturer's Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
6. Engine 2442 Manufacturer's Plaque
American Locomotive Company • 49785
Schenectady Works • May 1911
Contributors Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
7. Contributors Plaque
Restoration of 2442
Close-up of Contributors image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 3, 2014
8. Close-up of Contributors
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 3, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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