Unlike Soo Line employees who almost unanimously detested GE U30C's, the WC employees(a fairly large percentage of which had worked for other RR's and were more accustomed to U-boats) didn't seemi... (more)
CN 9455, IC 6066, WC 3011 eastbound with train 411 and 109 cars kicking up a pretty good amount of snow dust at MP 454 east of Trout Lake. After the CN takeover the WC's Upper Michigan lines seen ... (more)
CNW 4257 greets a bright morning sun at Iron Mountain coupled to a ancient flat car with what appeared to be a wheel less travel trailer. Surely it was in company service of some kind maybe for a ... (more)
With the snow flying, the North Pole Express passes a hobo camp with a freshly polished Allis-Chalmers tractor trackside. The hobos are stuffed dummies, the tractor is a restoration, but the steam... (more)
Shot 18 years ago tomorrow, its hard to imagine where the time has went but this was the railroading I grew up with and enjoyed. WC 6655 and 6601 sift through fresh snow as they make there way eas... (more)
The Ex ACR GP7's arrived on the WC in fairly good shape and most were ran through North Fond du Lac for a chopped nose and WC paint within a few months of the merger. This is 1502 showing off its ... (more)
AC 1754 and WC 6624 are awaiting customs clearance and will soon be departing Soo Yard with 47 cars of ACR connection freight on train 134.
A former MK SD leads WC train SOGBA near MP458 east of Trout Lake. This unit was part of the last group of SD45's WC aquired before the CN merger. Following the 6635 is AC 1752 and WC 3021 with 81... (more)
Train 909's power has cut off and is slowly backing into the yard at Trout Lake to make a pick up. Perfect time to catch the trailing Milwaukee SD in bright April sun on fresh snow. Power consists... (more)
A couple of rare birds power WC plow 315 at Trout Lake. SD24 2401 and SDL39 589 have had there work cut out for them coming down from Munising. After running around the wye the units back toward t... (more)
The then new acquisition 698 of the Lake States Railway rested on jacks while the trucks received an overhaul in the Alpena roundhouse.
WC 7524 and 2558 are bathed in early morning sun as they pound past Kinross with 45 loads of pellets on a frigid February morning.
WC 6651 and 588 lead 44 loads of Tilden ore bound for the furnaces of Algoma Steel. This power wouldn't have much of a future under CN ownership and both units were retired not long after the CN t... (more)
K-27, number 464 is ready to depart the engine house, for service on the 5pm Christmas Train...
3 horses meet at the main crossing in downtown Ashley. Also known as the "North Pole". The 2013 edition of the "North Pole Express" has arrived.