Alma, WI 54610 (population, 781)
GPS: N 44.3259, W 91.9185 Google map
Scanner: BNSF 160.695 , Marine 156.650
Railroad: BNSF Chicago Division, St Croix Sub
FRA Info: Crossing Inventory Report for BNSF, Lock & Dam #4, PDF
Description: Alma, WI (population, 781) is located on the Mississippi River in Wisconsin. The double track BNSF main
parallels the Mississippi.
Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 40
Other interesting or fun stuff: Watching river tow traffic at nearby Lock and Dam #4
Photo opportunities: There is a pedestrian overpass over the mainline for unique overhead photo opportunities.
Photos with the Mississippi River in the background.
Gregariousness quotient: Low to Medium
Local breakfast: Pier 4 Café
Local Pub and grub: Pier 4 Café
Lodging: Hillcrest Motel, 1 mile north on SR 35; or Winona, MN – 20 miles SE
“Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.” - Author unknown
Picture looking North from
the pedestrian overpass
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.
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