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Spooner's Railroad Park is 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.

Our tax ID # is:  86-2632575

 

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Fundraising Priority List

Repair/Preserve 6 Areas of Exterior Roundhouse Brickwork


Historical/Pavilion & Park Use Signs


Bricks


ATV Path


Walkway Path from Parking Lot to Pavilion


Portable Toilets


Landscaping Materials (Seed/Flowers/Planter Boxes)


Turntable Fence


Plaza

Complete

Phase 1

Marketing Materials

Finalize Rendering of Park Layout

Fundraising Packet

Website

Online Donation Set Up

Fundraising

Historical Designation

In Progress

Phase 2

Landscaping

Grass Seed

Planter Boxes

Perennials

Tree Planning

Historical Sign Installation

Archway Planning

Benches & Bricks

Plaza Planning/Quotes

Parking Lot Walkway

Parking Lot

Volleyball Courts

Turntable Fence

Turntable Clean-up &

Restoration

Divider Fences/Murals

Playground

Splash Pad

Band Shell/Stage

Post Office Building Removal

ATV Path

Up Next

Phase 3

Repair/Secure 6 Areas

Exterior Roundhouse Brickwork

Roundhouse Spot Tuck-Pointing/Exterior Cleaning

Interior Roundhouse Restoration

Roundhouse Security System

Thank you, Donors

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.


Joe & Judy Powers Family & Families of Beniamino Lombard, Isaac M. Lager, Herbert J. Powers, Richard E. Powers


Spooner Health


Gary & Judy Cuskey


LP Building Solutions


Cindy and Thom Gerst

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


Katherine Berndt


Gene M. Thompson Trust


Top of WI Properties


AARP Wisconsin “Small Dollar, Big Impact” Grant


Jerry & Debbie Thompson, Benson-Thompson, Inc. in memory of Dick Gilberg: Roadmaster


Jan Masterjohn in memory of: Ralph Masterjohn, Joe Masterjohn, The Nick Masterjohn Family, and David Masterjohn


Delores Donovan: Thomas F. Donovan, Mayor of Spooner, WI 1972-1980


The Churchill Family


JoAnn Perro


Spooner Liquor Store-Margie Costello


Perlick Distillery, LLC


John A. & Darlene E. Buchman


Spooner High School Class of 1964

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


Brad Patchin


JoAnn Jordan in Memory of Matt & Evelyn Reiter


Vicki Shaffer: Edward Jones Investments


Jack Pine Savage Days


Round Man Brewing Company


The Dock Coffee


Don and Nancy Shaner


Lakes & Trails Marine & Small Engine In Memory of Dave Freeman & Del Salquist


Spooner Garden Club


Larry & Diane Neste


Brede Family


Barron Electric Cooperative


Gaye & Sarah Stariha In Memory of Jerry Stariha


Craig Mellin: Wishing You Were Here


Brandon & Jacklyn Lemke


Northwind Book & Fiber


Anne Scalzo Felton: In Memory of Rand and Scalzo Family Railroad Workers


Lawton & Lawton, S.C.


Rose (Lewis) Eddy: In Honor of Grandfather Hiram W. Brooks (Spooner Railroad Telegrapher


Stephanie Masterjohn: In Memory of the Masterjohns

D. B. & Mamie, Vince & Elsy


Ron & Cheri Parr: Michael Parr

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


Chris Bruce


Bruce and Kathleen Laird


Michael T. & Mary Jo Mishou


Jim & Susie Schmitz: In Memory of Bob Giles


Scott Spoolman: In Honor of Uncle Gene Harmon

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; picnic table restoration; built the railway barrior between parking lot and Pavilion


Railroad Memories Museum, Tim Belter; Del Salquist memorial sign


Del Salquist; posts for Roundhouse Historic sign


Greg Vreeland; picnic tables and many railroad ties and rail products 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; various projects at the Park


Terri Reiter and Fred Kosmach; grass seed, stain


Terri Reiter; project managment in planning and the construction of the pavilion and benches


Mike Macone; paid for basalt on ATV Access 


Lee Nelson; volunteered his and his employee's labor and time to install volleyball courts


Allen Jones-Traditional Artisans; donated additional work items completed at no cost to FORRP


Terri Reiter and Fred Kosmach; 2 loads of washed sand


Northland Paint Supply: deep discount on paint and stain for the Roundhouse


Army National Guard Staff Sgt. David Daley troops from Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) cleared/cleaned the historic turntable pit of debris, trash, brush and trees


Wisconsin Lumberjacks painted/stained and refreshed the historic roundhouse


Jon Alesch: lunch for the Lumberjack volunteers