Not long after the WC bought the Ex CNW ore lines from UP one of the WC's classy F45's was assigned to ore service out of Escanaba. The 6653 and 6522 depart Little Lake with a cold weather shorten... (more)
After the WC bought the former CNW ore lines from UP they found themselves even shorter on power than during a normal winter(which was always problematic for WC). A few of the UP SD40-2's and GP40... (more)
Passing the ore dock at Escanaba with another train load of Empire Mine pellets, the WC's only FP45 leads SD45 6585 and a long string of ex CNW ore cars into the yard.
CN ex WC ore train Sore2 takes the siding at Little Lake to meet its counterpart Sore1 on CN ore line in Upper Michigan