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6603 leading Minorca Ore Loads up the hill out of Superior, WI. 1/16/2002
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Wisconsin's Largest Railroad.

The Unofficial Wisconsin Central/CN 6th Division page

Wisconsin Central Systems North American business began in 1987 when it acquired a rail system of approximately 2,000 route miles in Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, northeastern Illinois and eastern Minnesota from the Soo Line railroad. Wisconsin Cental began providing freight operations in 1987 with approximately 600 employees, 85 locomotives and 2,900 railcars. Since 1987, the WC has acquired additional rail lines in Wisconsin, Michigan and Ontario. On it's last day of operation - October 8th 2001 - the WCS North American rail system comprised of approximately 2,855 route miles, and it had approximately 2,230 employees, 244 locomotives and 13,900 railcars.

This web site is an on going project and is updated as often as I have time. If you have comments or suggestions, please feel free to contact me at the email address below. I have been producing this page since November of 1996 and hope to keep it alittle more updated than I have been in the past. Thanks, Steve

Dispatcher Recordings From Near Midnight 10/8/2001

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The Last Wisconsin Central Call From The South Dispatcher 10/8/2001 - Click here -

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The First Canadian National Call from the South Dispatcher 10/9/2001 - Click here -

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The First Canadian National Call from the North Dispatcher 10/9/2001 - Click here -

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A Chicago Sub Train Crew Shortly After Midnight 10/9/2001 - Click here -

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WC detector on the Superior Sub Shortly After Midnight 10/9/2001 - Click here -

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