A power short WC leased a large anount of the LS&I U-boat fleet during the winter/early spring of 1996. Most of the units tended to stay in Upper Michigan working the ore trains that were running ... (more)
WC like the Soo had done decades earlier often turned to the LS&I for leased power to get them through the Upper Michigan winters. Strangely both roads had limited(Soo) or no(WC) experience with G... (more)
LS&I U-boats 3052,3053 lead WC train ACLD eastbound with 37 cars of Tilden Mine pellets for the blast furnace at Algoma Steel in Sault Ste. Marie, ONT. The WC was very power short during the winte... (more)
WC 3027,6653 have arrived at Trout Lake on rough winter day, after an all night battle through the snow and wind. The train has taken the Ex DSS&A from Marquette to Trout Lake and will be momentar... (more)
LS&I 3009 and WC 6509 are teamed up on WC train ACLD at Kinross as they move Tilden pellets to Algoma Steel in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. The WC had 8 LS&I U30C's on lease over the winter of 1996.
WC 6621, LS&I 3011 have 35 loads of Tilden ore arriving at the west end of Soo yard. The WC, dealing with a rough winter and a power shortage, had leased a number of the LS&I U-boats during the wi... (more)