The White Pine job returning with half dozen CN box cars as it pokes along thru Michigan's UP country.
The White Pine job has returned with half dozen CN box cars as it rounds the turn into Bergland. With the White Pine Coppery Refinery permanently closed, these trains no longer run.
A weathered WC GP40 on the White Pine local and four CN box cars rest at North Bessemer MI for the next days crew.
ex-Chicago Missouri & Western 3000, nee-WP 3517
ex-CMNW 3000, nee-WP 3517
An eastbound with a GP40/SDL39/GP40/SD45 lashup works it's way towards the end of the siding for a meet with a westbound. The train is moving through the former Soo Line yard next to the airport ... (more)
Late in the WC era the Munising branch became home mainly to GP40's. Most of the older power that had been used was moved away from this remote location. This shot has 3000 leading 27 cars as it b... (more)
The Wisconsin Central once performed interchange work with Chicago Rail Link at Union Pacific's Canal Street yard. Here a GP40/GP40/GP35M consist is making a CRL pickup there in 1991.
Since merging with CN in 2001 Wisconsin Central paint has become an infrequent site in this area. However, in the past month WC 3000 has appeared a few times to be used as yard power and on local... (more)
I waited nearly 45 minutes for the WC 3000, and it was running long hood forward. I guess its better than nothing, as these maroon and gold units are on borrowed time.
The Waukesha local crosses Echo Lake moments before arriving at Burlington.
The Waukesha local drops off a lumber car at a local industry on the north side of Mukwonago.
Tall trees and hilly terrain dwarf CN's White Pine local seen here heading south towards Bergland MI.
The WC GP40 class unit rolls southbound on home rails toward Waukesha Wisconsin. Only a handfull of these units are still running on the CN, catch them while you can...