RailPictures.Net Photo: WC 3012 Wisconsin Central EMD GP40 at Marsh, Wisconsin by Bill Edgar
 
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Wisconsin Central (more..)
EMD GP40 (more..)
Marsh siding. (more..)
Marsh, Wisconsin, USA (more..)
May 17, 1997
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WC 3012 (more..)
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Bill Edgar (more..)
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A Chicago bound WC freight out of Shops Yard, North Fond du Lac, WI heads along Marsh siding where it will pause for a meet with a northbound intermodal train. Marsh siding was a popular meeting place on the increasingly busy WC between Fond du Lac and Waukesha. Today this is part of CN's busy mainline between Duluth and Chicago. WC 3012 is former Western Pacific 3529, built in August 1971. The GP40s were a pleasant diversion from the dominant SD45 fleet. (Not complaining about SD45s though.)
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