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)
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.