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)
In a scene that looks vastly different today, WC F45 6654 crests Byron Hill with a southbound freight. This line is now CN and double tracked. Helpers however, are still sometimes used p the hill.
A southbound passenger extra with a rare SDL39 hits the former Milwaukee Road diamonds at Duplainville as the headlight of a WC freight waits in the background for a signal to return to home rail... (more)
Thanks for the 1/2 million views! WC 6359 teams up with an Algoma Central F-unit to switch the yard in Sault Ste. Marie in June of 1997. The International bridge looms in the background.
WC SD45 7525 rests at IRM, awaiting Showcase Weekend in a few weeks.
WC 585 is about to depart Canada for the USA as it crosses the Saint Mary's River in May of 1988. The International Bridge is in the background. That bridge is quite busy on Friday evenings as Can... (more)
Rock on! WC is heading to Manitowoc, WI with numerous loads of limestone to be used in a breakwall in Lake Michigan. Only gravity was used to secure these loads as the speed on this line was extre... (more)
What's on tap??? Point of course! WC 4010 heads north at Junction City in March of 1993. Stevens Point, home of Point Beer, is only a few miles east of here, hence the Point Beer sign.
WC6598 SD45 leads a eastbound at Malta. Wisconsin Central units were common on the Southern Pacific in the mid-90s because of the huge ore contract the two railroads shared for Geneva Steel.
Street running! One of Soo Line's most famous locations was the street running along Division Street in Oshkosh. The WC inherited the line as exemplified here by train #2 running with DM&IR power ... (more)
Wisconsin Central 6517 is the point unit on one of two westbound trains ready to leave the SP Tucson yard in 1997.
Compared to the C&NW, UP's and WC's ownership of the ore lines north of Escanaba were short lived. So seeing a FP45 on a loaded ore train was quite a catch. WC 6654 ducks under the M35 bridge and ... (more)
The Wisconsin Central was always a fan friendly railroad. WC 1231 rests with an ex-BN SD45 in the Shops Yard facility during an open house in July of 1989.
WC 590 is ready to depart the quarry in Valders with a load of limestone for a break wall being constructed in Lake Michigan at Manitowoc.