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We need your help

Spooner's Railroad Park is going to be an incredible asset to the City of Spooner. We hope that you'll join us and donate to the project to see it come to fruition. It will take years of hard work, but in the long run, it will be beyond worth the work. We hope that this becomes a place for community members and visitors to spend time and appreciate the rich railroad history of our area.

Yard Master ($5000+)

  • Thompson Family
  • George A. & Pam McLellan Petry III
  • Spooner Business Improvement District
  • Class of 1966-Elkhorn Trailhead LLC
  • Spooner/Trego Lions Club
  • Stresau Laboratory, Inc.

Conductor ($1000-$4999)

  • George J. Petry, Jr.
  • Terri Reiter & Fred Kosmach
  • Staves Family
  • Patricia J Swan in memory and honor of Paul "Edward" Wetzel
  • Schmitz's Economart
  • Scott & Jenny Corbin
  • Johnson Financial Group
  • Drew and Laura Lake

Engineer ($250-$999)

  • David Aardappel
  • George & Dorothy Dumontier
  • Robert & Wendy Elliott
  • George L. Petry, Sr.
  • Terri Lynn Sabby
  • Gene Wisner
  • The Menkol Family
  • Spooner Funeral Home
  • Pat Kytola
  • Connie Salquist "Memorial in Memory of Del Salquist"
  • Thrivent Choice Dollars Grant Fund: Terri Reiter & Fred Kosmach
  • Anonymous Donation
  • United Way Committee, Nexen Group, Inc.
  • Tim Reedy and Family
  • Connie Salquist in memory of Del Salquist
  • Shell Lake State Bank
  • Lynne Bishop and Bill Ficken
  • Sacco Group-Vic Sacco-Edina Realty
  • Perlick Distillery, LLC
  • Northwest Wisconsin Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited
  • Anonymous Local Business Donation
  • CCF Bank
  • Christopher R. Barke
  • Ed and Akemi Fischer

Gandy Dancer (<$250)

  • Ernest R. Moll, Jr. & Lois B. Moll
  • Mr. James Lindberg
  • Martin Fair
  • Chuck Okonek & Beverly Stencel in memory & honor of Del Salquist
  • Amy Costello in memory of Del Salquist
  • Joseph & Marianna Menko-2019 & 2020
  • Anonymous In Memory of Uncle Del
  • Charles & Peggy Ann Busch in memory of Del Salquist
  • Gary and Terri Steinke in memory of Del Salquist
  • The Chocolate Studio/Tamara Andrews-Herskovic and Family
  • Thrivent Choice Dollars Grant Fund: Terri Reiter & Fred Kosmach

In-Kind Donations

  • Michael & Mabi Plisky; 1000 Model Railroader magazines
  • Ken Staves, Brad Patchin, Del Salquist; hours of time, resources, and construction on the Spooner Scale: Del Salquist Memorial Weigh Station
  • Railroad Memories Museum, Tim Belter; Del Salquist memorial sign
  • Del Salquist; posts for Roundhouse Historic sign
  • Greg Vreeland; picnic tables and railroad ties for the Park 
  • AJ Salquist; Del's railroad ties to the Park for use in landscaping
  • Julie Hustvet in honor & memory of Kenneth Hustvet
  • Fred Kosmach & Ken Staves for resources and hours spent on staining the pavilion, especially Ken!
  • The City crew under David Olson, for all their work on various projects at the Park
  • Terri Reiter and Fred Kosmach grass seed, stain
  • Terri Reiter, hours and hours of project managment in planning and the construction of the pavilion and benches

Yard Master ($5000+)

  • Thompson Family
  • George A. & Pam McLellan Petry III
  • Spooner Business Improvement District
  • Class of 1966-Elkhorn Trailhead LLC
  • Spooner/Trego Lions Club
  • Stresau Laboratory, Inc.

Conductor ($1000-$4999)

  • George J. Petry, Jr.
  • Terri Reiter & Fred Kosmach
  • Staves Family
  • Patricia J Swan in memory and honor of Paul "Edward" Wetzel
  • Schmitz's Economart
  • Scott & Jenny Corbin
  • Johnson Financial Group
  • Drew and Laura Lake

Engineer ($250-$999)

  • David Aardappel
  • George & Dorothy Dumontier
  • Robert & Wendy Elliott
  • George L. Petry, Sr.
  • Terri Lynn Sabby
  • Gene Wisner
  • The Menkol Family
  • Spooner Funeral Home
  • Pat Kytola
  • Connie Salquist "Memorial in Memory of Del Salquist"
  • Thrivent Choice Dollars Grant Fund: Terri Reiter & Fred Kosmach
  • Anonymous Donation
  • United Way Committee, Nexen Group, Inc.
  • Tim Reedy and Family
  • Connie Salquist in memory of Del Salquist
  • Shell Lake State Bank
  • Lynne Bishop and Bill Ficken
  • Sacco Group-Vic Sacco-Edina Realty
  • Perlick Distillery, LLC
  • Northwest Wisconsin Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited
  • Anonymous Local Business Donation
  • CCF Bank
  • Christopher R. Barke
  • Ed and Akemi Fischer

Gandy Dancer (<$250)

  • Ernest R. Moll, Jr. & Lois B. Moll
  • Mr. James Lindberg
  • Martin Fair
  • Chuck Okonek & Beverly Stencel in memory & honor of Del Salquist
  • Amy Costello in memory of Del Salquist
  • Joseph & Marianna Menkol
  • Anonymous In Memory of Uncle Del
  • Charles & Peggy Ann Busch in memory of Del Salquist
  • Gary and Terri Steinke in memory of Del Salquist
  • The Chocolate Studio/Tamara Andrews-Herskovic and Family
  • Thrivent Choice Dollars Grant Fund: Terri Reiter & Fred Kosmach

In-Kind Donations

  • Michael & Mabi Plisky; 1000 Model Railroader magazines
  • Ken Staves, Brad Patchin, Del Salquist; hours of time, resources, and construction on the Spooner Scale: Del Salquist Memorial Weigh Station
  • Railroad Memories Museum, Tim Belter; Del Salquist memorial sign
  • Del Salquist; posts for Roundhouse Historic sign
  • Greg Vreeland; picnic tables and railroad ties for the Park 
  • AJ Salquist; Del's railroad ties to the Park for use in landscaping
  • Julie Hustvet in honor & memory of Kenneth Hustvet
  • Fred Kosmach & Ken Staves for resources and hours spent on staining the pavilion, especially Ken!
  • The City crew under David Olson, for all their work on various projects at the Park
  • Terri Reiter and Fred Kosmach grass seed, stain
  • Terri Reiter, hours and hours of project managment in planning and the construction of the pavilion and benches