Built as SLSF 930
WC 6553 leads a quartet of SD45s west with a freight headed for Stevens Point, WI near Amherst in Wisconsin Dairyland country.
Eight year old Wisconsin Central had really come into its own by 1995. It was doing a superb job of providing local customers with top-notch service, but it was also growing, having gained access ... (more)
WC 6005 is a one of a kind unit on Wisconsin Central. The railroad had only one, acquired with the purchase of Algoma Central. It is shown at North Fond Du Lac looking much like it did on the ACR ... (more)
A Wisconsin Central freight rolls south near Theresa, WI with an interesting consist including two SD45s, former Fox River Valley (Southern) SD35 and an x-SOO GP30 riding on AAR trucks from an Alc... (more)
A Wisconsin Central freight accelerates out of Rugby Jct., WI after switching out some cars for the Wisconsin Southern Ry. The nearly 30 year old SD45s look good as new decked out in their maroon ... (more)
WC GP35m 4008 ready to head south from Green Bay, WI || Sept 1990
EMD's F45s were brutish-looking diesels, thanks to the cowl carbody design. Found on September 20th, 1997, at Schiller Park, IL, is Wisconsin Central F45 6654. Built in June 1968 as Santa Fe 191... (more)
In 1993 CP Officers were sent to the WC property to get qualified for CP trains to detour over the WCL between the Twin Cities and Chicago. CP Officers would pilot their own crews on their own tra... (more)
The three former SP SD45's didn't last long.
The three former SP SD45's didn't last long and this one appears to already be out of service.
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)