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Owner: Wheeling & Lake Erie
Model:EMD GP35Built As:DRGW 3045 (GP35)
Serial Number:29970Order No:7776
Frame Number:7776-7Built:1/1965
Notes:ex-WE, DRGW 3045; "WJ Holtman"
Other locos with this serial:  WE 3045(GP35) DRGW 3045(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
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WLE 111
Title:  WLE 111
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/12/2010  Upload Date: 9/23/2010 8:35:30 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Todd Dillon
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
WLE 111
Title:  WLE 111
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/12/2010  Upload Date: 9/23/2010 8:36:39 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Todd Dillon
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  386   Comments: 3
Wheeling & Lake Erie #111
Title:  Wheeling & Lake Erie #111
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/29/2010  Upload Date: 12/30/2010 5:59:21 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Ralph Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  553   Comments: 1
Wheeling & Lake Erie lashup
Title:  Wheeling & Lake Erie lashup
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/29/2010  Upload Date: 12/30/2010 6:00:54 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Ralph Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35) WE 3068(SD40-3)
Views:  302   Comments: 3
Wheeling & Lake Erie lashup
Title:  Wheeling & Lake Erie lashup
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/29/2010  Upload Date: 12/30/2010 6:00:56 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Ralph Hawkins
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35) WE 3068(SD40-3)
Views:  277   Comments: 1
WE 111
Title:  WE 111
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/30/2011  Upload Date: 6/28/2011 4:45:08 PM
Location:  Green Tree, PA
Author:  Steven McKay
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
W&LE along the NS Pitt-Line
Title:  W&LE along the NS Pitt-Line
Description:  SWP was host to W&LE power for a few weeks in 2011. Two GP35's are seen switching the NS interchange
Photo Date:  5/4/2011  Upload Date: 5/4/2011 10:25:18 AM
Location:  Radebaugh, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
Views:  525   Comments: 0
W&LE units visit the SWP
Title:  W&LE units visit the SWP
Description:  SWP leased a couple W&LE units, seen here working north about to cross Broadway Ave.
Photo Date:  5/4/2011  Upload Date: 5/4/2011 10:28:43 AM
Location:  South Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  396   Comments: 0
W&LE units leading an SWP train
Title:  W&LE units leading an SWP train
Description:  Leased power from the W&LE lead a train north on the Mt. Pleasant Branch out of Scottdale.
Photo Date:  5/5/2011  Upload Date: 5/6/2011 1:14:37 PM
Location:  Scottdale, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SWP 8749(GP11) SWP 2003(GP11) WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  579   Comments: 3
SWP needs a 4-unit power set on the Mount Pleasant Branch
Title:  SWP needs a 4-unit power set on the Mount Pleasant Branch
Description:  Freight business on the SWP is booming. Four working locomotives are seen lugging a train at Sand Hill Berry Farm.
Photo Date:  5/5/2011  Upload Date: 5/6/2011 1:15:59 PM
Location:  Mount Pleasant, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SWP 8749(GP11) SWP 2003(GP11) WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  901   Comments: 5
Leased W&LE power on SWP
Title:  Leased W&LE power on SWP
Description:  SWP is making up a heavy train in Everson for the Sony Intermodal Facility in New Stanton, PA
Photo Date:  5/5/2011  Upload Date: 5/6/2011 1:13:02 PM
Location:  Everson, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SWP 8749(GP11) SWP 2003(GP11) WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  509   Comments: 1
Heavy traffic on the SWP
Title:  Heavy traffic on the SWP
Description:  SWP is using four powered units to bring this long train into the NS interchange at Radebaugh; W&LE units are leading again.
Photo Date:  5/6/2011  Upload Date: 5/6/2011 1:17:13 PM
Location:  Radebaugh, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SWP 8749(GP11) SWP 2003(GP11) WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  564   Comments: 2
Trio of "Geeps"
Title:  Trio of "Geeps"
Description:  SWP 8749 (formerly NREX) and leased units from the Wheeling & Lake Erie rest at Scottdale under dark storm clouds. Units 111 and 105 are GP35-3 rebuilds.
Photo Date:  5/13/2011  Upload Date: 6/16/2011 6:16:10 PM
Location:  Scottdale, PA
Author:  Colin O.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SWP 8749(GP11) WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  345   Comments: 0
SWP Weekend Run with W&LE units
Title:  SWP Weekend Run with W&LE units
Description:  The SWP makes a weekend run to the Norfolk Southern interchange at Radebaugh. The W&LE GP35-3 units seen have been leased to the SWP.
Photo Date:  5/14/2011  Upload Date: 6/16/2011 6:19:41 PM
Location:  New Stanton, PA
Author:  Colin O.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SWP 8749(GP11) WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
WLE 105
Title:  WLE 105
Description:  Grab shot from the Capitol Limited!
Photo Date:  5/15/2011  Upload Date: 5/20/2011 8:20:48 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Zachary DeVore
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
WE 111 W.J. Holtman
Title:  WE 111 W.J. Holtman
Description:  On lease to the shortline SWP Railroad that has had a pickup in business. Acquired by the Wheeling and Lake Erie in 1997 and rebuilt to a GP35-3 in May 2010. Built as DRGW 3045 in January 1965. Seen at the SWP home station in Scottdale, Pa. Currently the SWP has six locomotives available for use, not counting its partnership with sister railroad AVR. This has the name W.J. Holtman on the hood. He was president of the Denver Rio Grande and Western Railroad in the 1980's. Many former executives from the DRGW are now on the W&LE. Also before this was painted last year it still had Rio Grande on the side.
Photo Date:  5/24/2011  Upload Date: 5/25/2011 2:28:05 PM
Location:  Scottdale, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
WE 111 on the Bullskin Branch
Title:  WE 111 on the Bullskin Branch
Description:  A rare look at the Wheeling and Lake Erie lending a hand on the SWP Railroad's Bullskin Branch. This line has only recently started being used again to load coal trains. Right now they are doing one train a week/four a month. Here it is crossing one of many bridges over Mountz Creek and shoving the empty gondolas back to be loaded. This was acquired by the Wheeling and Lake Erie in 1997 and rebuilt to a GP35-3 in May 2010. Built as DRGW 3045 in January 1965. has the name W.J. Holtman on the hood. He was president of the Denver Rio Grande and Western Railroad in the 1980s. Many former executives from the DRGW are now on the W&LE. Also before this was painted last year it still had Rio Grande on the side.
Photo Date:  5/27/2011  Upload Date: 5/28/2011 10:31:00 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
WE 105 and 111
Title:  WE 105 and 111
Description:  The two GP35s leased by the SWP Railroad are running light and crossing the bridge over Jacobs Creek between Everson and Scottdale. They had just dropped off some freight in Everson.
Photo Date:  6/2/2011  Upload Date: 6/5/2011 8:45:52 PM
Location:  Scottdale, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
Views:  270   Comments: 3
WE 111 W.J. Holtman
Title:  WE 111 W.J. Holtman
Description:  The W.J. Holtman GP35-3 working for the SWP railroad on a general freight train in Connellsville. WE 111 was acquired by the Wheeling and Lake Erie in 1997 and rebuilt to a GP35-3 in May 2010. Built as DRGW 3045 in January 1965. has the name W.J. Holtman on the hood. He was president of the Denver Rio Grande and Western Railroad in the 1980s. Many former executives from the DRGW are now on the W&LE. Also before this was painted last year it still had Rio Grande on the side.
Photo Date:  6/2/2011  Upload Date: 5/25/2011 2:45:19 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
WE 111 and 105 (2)
Title:  WE 111 and 105 (2)
Description:  A duo of rebuilt GP35-3s working for the SWP railroad on a general freight train in Connellsville. WE 111 was acquired by the Wheeling and Lake Erie in 1997 and rebuilt to a GP35-3 in May 2010. Built as DRGW 3045 in January 1965. has the name W.J. Holtman on the hood. He was president of the Denver Rio Grande and Western Railroad in the 1980s. Many former executives from the DRGW are now on the W&LE. Also before this was painted last year it still had Rio Grande on the side. WE 105 was acquired by the Wheeling and Lake Erie in 1990 and rebuilt to a GP35-3 in August 2001. Built as Southern 2655 in January 1965.
Photo Date:  6/2/2011  Upload Date: 6/12/2011 10:53:31 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
WE 111 and 105 (1)
Title:  WE 111 and 105 (1)
Description:  A duo of rebuilt GP35-3s working for the SWP railroad on a general freight train in Connellsville. WE 111 was acquired by the Wheeling and Lake Erie in 1997 and rebuilt to a GP35-3 in May 2010. Built as DRGW 3045 in January 1965. has the name W.J. Holtman on the hood. He was president of the Denver Rio Grande and Western Railroad in the 1980s. Many former executives from the DRGW are now on the W&LE. Also before this was painted last year it still had Rio Grande on the side. WE 105 was acquired by the Wheeling and Lake Erie in 1990 and rebuilt to a GP35-3 in August 2001. Built as Southern 2655 in January 1965.
Photo Date:  6/2/2011  Upload Date: 6/12/2011 10:52:22 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
WLE 105 - 111 is on lease to the SWP and is returning from the interchange with the NS at CP RADE
Title:  WLE 105 - 111 is on lease to the SWP and is returning from the interchange with the NS at CP RADE
Description:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw1_xdPSBuo ..copy & paste for action.. WLE 105-111, S. Greensburg, PA. 6-05-2011
Photo Date:  6/5/2011  Upload Date: 9/28/2011 2:39:02 PM
Location:  South Greensburg, PA
Author:  Jack D. Kuiphoff
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
Views:  323   Comments: 2
W&LE 105
Title:  W&LE 105
Description:  Southbound to Scottdale
Photo Date:  6/5/2011  Upload Date: 6/7/2011 7:41:18 PM
Location:  South Greensburg, PA
Author:  John C Durant
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
Views:  256   Comments: 2
W&LE 105
Title:  W&LE 105
Description:  Approaching Depot Street
Photo Date:  6/5/2011  Upload Date: 6/9/2011 7:23:03 PM
Location:  Youngwood, PA
Author:  John C Durant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
Views:  279   Comments: 2
W&LE 105
Title:  W&LE 105
Description:  Southwestern Pennsylvania switching out mty's
Photo Date:  6/5/2011  Upload Date: 6/7/2011 7:37:45 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  John C Durant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
Views:  274   Comments: 1
W&LE 105
Title:  W&LE 105
Description:  Approaching Yukon Jct.
Photo Date:  6/6/2011  Upload Date: 6/9/2011 7:25:53 PM
Location:  Hunker, PA
Author:  John C Durant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
Assortment of Color on the SWP!
Title:  Assortment of Color on the SWP!
Description:  An assortment of color is seen as SWP and Wheeling & Lake Erie units rest together at Scottdale on a cloudy June day. The W&LE GP35-3 units have been leased to the SWP.
Photo Date:  6/16/2011  Upload Date: 6/16/2011 6:21:58 PM
Location:  Scottdale, PA
Author:  Colin O.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SWP 8749(GP11) SWP 2003(GP11) WE 111(GP35) WE 105(GP35)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
Wheeling & Lake Erie GP35-3 #111
Title:  Wheeling & Lake Erie GP35-3 #111
Description:  Wheeling & Lake Erie GP35-3 #111 at Scottdale on lease to the SWP. The 111 was rebuilt at W&LE's Brewster Shop.
Photo Date:  6/16/2011  Upload Date: 6/16/2011 6:31:44 PM
Location:  Scottdale, PA
Author:  Colin O.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
"Rounding the Curve"
Title:  "Rounding the Curve"
Description:  Wheeling & Lake Erie units 105 and 111 team up with SWP GP11's 2003 and 8749 as they round a slight curve on the SWP main through Hunker. They're returning from the Norfolk Southern interchange. Note the bell placement on the 105 as well as the unit's faded orange stripes. This unit was rebuilt at W&LE's Brewster shops in 2001.
Photo Date:  6/17/2011  Upload Date: 6/17/2011 12:13:12 PM
Location:  Hunker, PA
Author:  Colin O.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35) SWP 2003(GP11) SWP 8749(GP11)
Views:  1589   Comments: 9
W&LE/SWP Lashup
Title:  W&LE/SWP Lashup
Description:  W&LE and SWP "geeps" make their way through Hunker with their haul from the NS interchange. Those are ALCO trucks on the 105.
Photo Date:  6/17/2011  Upload Date: 6/17/2011 12:13:43 PM
Location:  Hunker, PA
Author:  Colin O.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 105(GP35) WE 111(GP35) SWP 2003(GP11) SWP 8749(GP11)
Views:  315   Comments: 1
WE 111 on the SWP (2)
Title:  WE 111 on the SWP (2)
Description:  Back for another load of coal at the Bullskin Tipple. Here the train is almost at the end of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad line in Connellsville. Every few minutes it would shove the cars back a little more as they are getting filled up. WE 111 was acquired by the Wheeling and Lake Erie in 1997 and rebuilt to a GP35-3 in May 2010. Built as DRGW 3045 in January 1965. has the name W.J. Holtman on the hood. He was president of the Denver Rio Grande and Western Railroad in the 1980s. Many former executives from the DRGW are now on the W&LE. Also before this was painted last year it still had Rio Grande on the side.
Photo Date:  7/14/2011  Upload Date: 7/16/2011 4:40:31 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  Curt Beal
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
The elusive triple aces switches River Valley Paper.
Title:  The elusive triple aces switches River Valley Paper.
Description:  One day I'll get a good shot of this thing. The gon is new here.
Photo Date:  7/19/2011  Upload Date: 7/20/2011 5:52:01 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  207   Comments: 2
Off they go for the scrap dealer around the corner.
Title:  Off they go for the scrap dealer around the corner.
Description:  That dealer's track is many feet away from any road and quite well hidden. I can see it from up above in the winter.
Photo Date:  7/19/2011  Upload Date: 7/20/2011 5:55:34 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
The elusive Triple Aces.
Title:  The elusive Triple Aces.
Description:  I could not get permission to shoot this unit in the yard last Fall. So with the help of an off ramp and a good lens, I got most of it legally. A nice way to end a chase.
Photo Date:  7/28/2011  Upload Date: 7/29/2011 12:16:44 AM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  257   Comments: 2
To think, I almost walked away from this chance.
Title:  To think, I almost walked away from this chance.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2011  Upload Date: 8/4/2011 1:56:53 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35) WE 305(GP40-3)
Views:  303   Comments: 3
Triple Aces and a blimp.
Title:  Triple Aces and a blimp.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2011  Upload Date: 8/4/2011 1:52:25 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
Passing under the old B&O Passenger covered crosswalk.
Title:  Passing under the old B&O Passenger covered crosswalk.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/24/2011  Upload Date: 8/26/2011 1:47:25 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35) WE 110(GP35)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
It was an overcast morning.
Title:  It was an overcast morning.
Description:  But the warm orange glow will not look good here on a sunny morning.
Photo Date:  8/24/2011  Upload Date: 8/26/2011 1:49:48 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35) WE 110(GP35)
Views:  213   Comments: 3
A broader look at the surroundings.
Title:  A broader look at the surroundings.
Description:  I didn't know until I uploaded these, that I had caught this unit. Talk about being pleasantly surprised.
Photo Date:  8/24/2011  Upload Date: 8/26/2011 1:52:38 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35) WE 110(GP35)
Views:  322   Comments: 6
Off they go.
Title:  Off they go.
Description:  I've done better on spin my head around shots, but I'll make do.
Photo Date:  8/24/2011  Upload Date: 8/26/2011 1:55:53 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 110(GP35) WE 111(GP35)
Views:  265   Comments: 2
Triple Aces and the EL Depot.
Title:  Triple Aces and the EL Depot.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:02:21 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  194   Comments: 4
To think, a GP35 on EL tracks.
Title:  To think, a GP35 on EL tracks.
Description:  That's just the way it was in 1967 when I started working for EL.
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:04:51 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  196   Comments: 3
The eastbound ends here, it didn't use to.
Title:  The eastbound ends here, it didn't use to.
Description:  On the other side of W. Main St. a piece of it is being rebuilt for Star of the West Milling Co.
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:08:13 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  139   Comments: 2
Gates are down, let's go.
Title:  Gates are down, let's go.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:12:41 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
With moves like this, waiting for better light is not an option.
Title:  With moves like this, waiting for better light is not an option.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:14:59 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  236   Comments: 4
Conductor has the switch list for Crowley Tar Products.
Title:  Conductor has the switch list for Crowley Tar Products.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:17:40 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  144   Comments: 2
Working Crowley.
Title:  Working Crowley.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:20:47 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  150   Comments: 2
For RC operation.
Title:  For RC operation.
Description:  Thanks for letting me look inside.
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:23:33 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  252   Comments: 2
I've seen this view before, when there were many tracks here.
Title:  I've seen this view before, when there were many tracks here.
Description:  Even from a GP35.
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:26:29 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  InCab
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
Cars for Ravenna.
Title:  Cars for Ravenna.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/29/2011  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 3:29:48 PM
Location:  Kent, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 111(GP35)
Views:  116   Comments: 2


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