Built as SLSF 930
Wisconsin Central's OLS SD45 No.7638 leads another WC SD45 and two NS high hood GP38-2s on a heavy 175 as the 645 power plants make plenty of noise through Locust Grove, Ga.
Right after sunrise WC 7638, CN 9455, and WC 3009 along with train 411 roars through "downtown" Rexton with 88 cars.
Right after sunrise WC 7638, CN 9455, WC 3009 head east with 88 cars bound for Sault Ste. Marie. The chances of WC SD45's were growing less by the day and catching probably the best looking one st... (more)
Just a few minutes before sunset of a warm late August day WC 7638,IC 3102,WC 6579 highball west at Vandyne. The CN merger had happened the prior fall and most of the WC's vintage 4 axle units had... (more)
A pair of spotless flares leads a southbound train into the early morning sun at Burlington. The lead unit was the highest numbered SD45 on the WC's roster, and began its life as Frisco #930.
A tad dirty, but at the time still proudly displaying the once proud Wisconsin Central.
One of the last few WC SD45s in service, OLS-painted 7638 leads M336 south. We tried to give chase but lost the train near Duplainville.
Snaking thru the connection... some of the railhead thru here is mushroomed so bad that the flanges actually ride on the jointer bars.
A one-of-a-kind WC unit sits neglected while a 'victim' is assigned to switching duty. This is my 50th photo!
Three WC locomotives lead A452 up Byron Hill, a rare sight in 2005! The WC 7638 was sold to National Railway Equipment in 2007 as NREX 6418.
Operation Life Saver unit WC 7638 at 40mph on the mainline around Stevens Point Yard.
WC 7638 awaits the arrival of a northbound train at Hoover before departing southbound.
WC 7638 Operation Life Saver unit at Stevens Point.
CSX northbound freight train Q592 at Hendersonville, KY, with Operation Lifesaver SD45 7638 leading another WC SD45.