In August of 1964, John Ingles was aboard a car ferry (probably Ann Arbor No. 7 or the Arthur Atkinson) about to dock at the Soo Line facility in Manitowoc, WI. A maroon Soo Line Alco can be seen ... (more)
It may have been Memorial Day but as we all know very well railroads still work offering a fun holiday chase with some buddies. Here we see the original paint Wisconsin Central GP switch out Rockw... (more)
The only WC GP40-2 left on the CN roster takes a rest after working on the L548 job out of Manitowoc Wisconsin.
The only WC GP40-2 left on the CN roster is working the L548 job out of Manitowoc Wisconsin.
Dragging the loads out, shoving the empties in, that’s all this WC GP40 knows these days, truly an amazing engine doing hard work on its original rails.
The last of its kind left, the only WC GP40 remaining, serves its life out on its original trackage, still without PTC on a line that doesn’t require it.
For half a year now the only remaining WC GP40 has called the lakeside town Manitowoc Wisconsin its home. Here it is passing the International Paper building, where it will later switch out boxcar... (more)
For half a year now the only remaining WC GP40 has called the lakeside town Manitowoc Wisconsin its home. As it takes the curve, it begins to swing north towards the lakefront where it will drop o... (more)
WC 3018, the last WC painted GP40, shoves a hopper and caboose across the Manitowoc River.
Shortly after doing some switching north of town, WC 3018 crosses the Manitowoc River as it heads back towards the CN yard.
The last GP40 in WC paint is at the end of the line on the Rockwood Spur - Carmeuse Lime & Stone.
They will drop off 1 ex-Ann Arbor 3-bay covered hopper and pickup another before returning south... (more)
WC 3018 passes WC 17, a former Algoma Central remote control caboose while switching at Manitowoc Yard.
WC 3018 pauses in the morning sun after coupling up to some boxcars at Manitowoc Yard.
WC 3018, the last WC painted GP40, switches at Manitowoc yard with L548. Also in the yard was a WC caboose. It made for a cool sight!