Double tracking the hill! WC 586 (a rare ex-MILW SDL39) is cresting Byron Hill in Byron, WI in November of 1999. Business is good enough that the WC is double tracking the hill. The grade is compl... (more)
Milwaukee Road SDL39 581 became a regular on the Winona, MN-Eau Claire, WI branch by the early 1970s, replacing aging Alco RSC-2s. Milwaukee ended up with 10 of these units, nine of which made it ... (more)
Rock on! WC is heading to Manitowoc, WI with numerous loads of limestone to be used in a breakwall in Lake Michigan. Only gravity was used to secure these loads as the speed on this line was extre... (more)
Milwaukee Road's local to Eau Claire, WI was shifted to CNW trackage rights in the late 70s from their own line between Eau Claire and Trevino, WI, then CBQ trackage rights to Winona, MN. This tra... (more)
MILW SDL39 no. 581 and a flanger begin their trip out of Eau Claire in farily heavy snow conditions. the flanger will help clear the branchline as the train makes its overnight turn to Winona, MN.... (more)
MILW 585 and F7A 68C leave Eau Claire detouring over CNW. The Milwaukee Road line was temporarily out of service, and this move forecast the future, as Milwaukee would permanently move to CNW trac... (more)
L011 arrives at Tomahawk as the Tomahawk Railways 4 p.m. job waits in the clear.
WC 584,587 work #38 with 20 cars of mainly forest products. SDL39's were common in the Upper Peninsula during the entire WC era.
Passenger extra heads for Munising, Michigan in the scenic Upper Peninsula.
YO912 makes its way into the yard from 3M.
LO16 struggles up Irma hill with 2 SDL39's.
WC 590 in the deadline at Shops Yard.
SDL39 No. 587 starts to show some of it's Milwaukee Road paint.