Things To Do in the Area
Links to Gresch Cottage
Here is a list of websites that might be helpful.
Sunset over Pickerel Lake in Northern Wisconsin.
Ride the Lumberjack Steam Train
About the Train (See Video)
The “4-spot” Steam Locomotive was built in 1916 by the Vulcan Iron Works in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. It was purchased September 22, 1926 and was brought to Laona for use in the logging industry. The steam engine pulls two all-steel passenger coach cars, and three cabooses.
The "4-spot" is the only "PRAIRIE" style steam locomotive operating in the state of Wisconisn. The "PRAIRIE" style steam locomotive is a classification based on wheel arrangement. The PRAIRIE style is a 2-6-2, which means there are 2 leading wheels, 6 coupled driving wheels, and 2 trailing wheels.