Smoke 'em if you got 'em....... WC 4006 departs Neenah, WI in a cloud of smoke in June of 1996. I'm sure the neighbors were not too happy about this!
Double tracking the hill! WC 586 (a rare ex-MILW SDL39) is cresting Byron Hill in Byron, WI in November of 1999. Business is good enough that the WC is double tracking the hill. The grade is compl... (more)
WC 6532 is southbound near Stone Lake, WI in June of 1997. My wife and I were on our way home from our Honeymoon!
WC 731 leads a dogs breakfast of locomotives pulling a coal train past Cut-Off tower in Milwaukee, WI in October of 1988.
WC 6522 is running down an almost snow free Division Street in Oshkosh, WI in January of 1992. Note the Griswold signal guarding the crossing. You would never know this line existed if you were to... (more)
On a nice September evening, WC SD45 7525 sits on display at the IRM.
Adam Farence Photo....
....Adam Farence Photo.
After Canadian National merged the Wisconsin Central in 2001, with the sale approved on September 7, 2001, some of WC’s locomotives soon found themselves gathering in storage lines. On November 12... (more)
WC 6654 brings a cut of ore jennies thru Empire Junction in June of 1997. Once home to CNW FM's and Alco's, regular runs to the Empire Mine have ceased as the mine has closed. Only a limited stock... (more)
I christen thee.....A bottle of champagne breaks on the coupler of WC #1 as it is dedicated to the late Francis J. Wiener in November of 1990. Fran was an avid fan of the Soo Line and later the WC... (more)
WC's eastbound Milwaukee train dropping down Brookfield Hill........Adam Farence Photo.
WC 3021 is in the siding at Rugby Jct. as a pair of horses seems oblivious to their presence. You'd think this was Kentucky, not Wisconsin!
WC 3005 ex-WP 3522 pan shot somewhere in Wisconsin......Adam Farence Photo.
WC 590 shows off its unique lines as it bring a load of limestone into Manitowoc in September of 1989. The "whitewall" wheels are from the quarry where the limestone, destined for a brea... (more)