Engineer Paul Winkelman has come over to the fireman's side to wave hello to the photographer. I met Paul (and his brother Dave) on the Tippecanoe RR in Indiana in 1987. I mentioned the soon-to-... (more)
Eastbound and down, gettin' out of town. Note the fuel tank (with step) borrowed from an F45. ex BN 6522.
Westbound accelerating out of Winnebago. ex BN 6510
ex CMNW 3023, exx/nee WP 1976 (bicentennial unit), 3541
ex CMNW 3003, nee WP 3520
This was the only respectable looking unit that WC got from the Chicago, Missouri & Western. The rest were dressed in well weathered and beaten Western Pacific paint. One of them made it through... (more)
Eastbound through the curves of downtown Oshkosh. WC 4001 is ex MP 2602, 2503, nee T&P 2503, 603.
The first morning of WC operations and a freshly patched ex SOO GP35.
ex FRVR 814, nee C&NW 814
WC FP45 6652 and an SD45 mate have their train in dynamic braking as they descend Byron hill and near their arrival at North Fond du Lac (Shops Yard). This unit has enjoyed at least four Santa Fe ... (more)
ex FRVR 820, nee C&NW 820