Milwaukee Gasoline Locomotive

Milwaukee Gasoline Locomotive (HMHLV)

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Wood County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 20.647', W 89° 49.238'

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Play on me... but be careful!

I was built in the 1920's and helped build several dams along the Wisconsin River. Then Nekoosa Papers Inc. purchased me and I helped build Nepco Lake. Next I saw action working on the Nekoosa Dam and the water pipeline to the Nekoosa mill. Wood County borrowed me in the 1940's to help build Lake Wazeecha. The last time I saw work was in the 1950's when I helped rebuild the dikes on Nepco Lake. But alas, at that time the engineers found that trucks and heavy earth movers could move sand faster than I could. So I was retired to a shady spot on the shore of the lake where I rested until 1978 when I was rebuilt for my present job, that of entertaining children. The picture shows how I looked in my earlier years.
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 10:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 275167 N 4913964
Decimal Degrees44.34411667, -89.82063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 20.647', W 89° 49.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 20' 38.82" N, 89° 49' 14.28" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 610 Nepco Lake Rd, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494, US
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