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Owner: Wheeling & Lake Erie
Model:EMD SD40-2Built As:CNW 955 (SD45)
Serial Number:34588Order No:7148
Frame Number:7148-18Built:1/1969
Notes:Formerly WE 6350
Other locos with this serial:  WE 6350(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2) KCS 631(SD40-3) CNW 955(SD45)
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WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/10/2015  Upload Date: 2/18/2015 1:52:34 AM
Location:  Creston, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2) WE 6357(SD40-2)
Views:  73   Comments: 1
WE 6981 is the former 6350.
Title:  WE 6981 is the former 6350.
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/12/2015  Upload Date: 3/12/2015 10:34:34 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  102   Comments: 8
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/12/2015  Upload Date: 3/12/2015 11:06:33 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  94   Comments: 4
WE 6381 on CSX Z642-15
Title:  WE 6381 on CSX Z642-15
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/15/2015  Upload Date: 3/24/2015 1:29:19 AM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6381(SD40-2) WE 6989(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  107   Comments: 2
So as you can see, Akron can be quite colorful.
Title:  So as you can see, Akron can be quite colorful.
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/15/2015  Upload Date: 3/31/2015 8:48:14 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  WE 6381(SD40-2) WE 6989(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  135   Comments: 5
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/15/2015  Upload Date: 3/15/2015 7:17:49 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  68   Comments: 3
Lousy utility markers.
Title:  Lousy utility markers.
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/15/2015  Upload Date: 3/15/2015 7:19:43 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  75   Comments: 3
Somehow this seemed to work.
Title:  Somehow this seemed to work.
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/15/2015  Upload Date: 3/15/2015 7:21:34 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  56   Comments: 2
A fine looking trio.
Title:  A fine looking trio.
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/15/2015  Upload Date: 3/15/2015 7:23:42 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  91   Comments: 4
She's tied down.
Title:  She's tied down.
Description:  Handbrakes on all 3 engines and 10 cars.
Photo Date:  3/15/2015  Upload Date: 3/15/2015 7:27:35 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  106   Comments: 2
Realizing that she's no longer stranded, her face is all aglow.
Title:  Realizing that she's no longer stranded, her face is all aglow.
Description:  Give a listen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeZmJOIzTUY
Photo Date:  3/15/2015  Upload Date: 3/15/2015 7:31:42 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  112   Comments: 5
So here they are, on their way out of town.
Title:  So here they are, on their way out of town.
Description:  See why I love the Wheeling?
Photo Date:  3/19/2015  Upload Date: 3/19/2015 10:31:26 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6382(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2) WE 6314(SD40-2) WE 6967(SD40-2) WE 6985(SD40-2)
Views:  212   Comments: 16
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2015  Upload Date: 5/16/2015 11:06:41 AM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  81   Comments: 3
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 9:29:25 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/24/2015 7:44:28 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  69   Comments: 4
It was just a bit breezy tonight.
Title:  It was just a bit breezy tonight.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 9:30:31 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  62   Comments: 2
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/24/2015 7:45:57 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  68   Comments: 6
WE 6981 & 3016
Title:  WE 6981 & 3016
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 9:32:05 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2) WE 3016(SD40-3)
Views:  99   Comments: 3
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/24/2015 7:47:26 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  66   Comments: 5
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description:  Love that long hood.
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 9:35:10 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  83   Comments: 0
Way down deep into the siding.
Title:  Way down deep into the siding.
Description:  Empties have been left out on the the main, probably from Kent.
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 9:36:30 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
WE 6981 now pulls out the loads.
Title:  WE 6981 now pulls out the loads.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 9:41:36 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
WE 6981 comes past the old signal bridge.
Title:  WE 6981 comes past the old signal bridge.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 9:45:50 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  70   Comments: 3
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/22/2015 7:55:23 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  48   Comments: 2
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/22/2015 7:54:18 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  39   Comments: 2
WE 6981 leans into the curve.
Title:  WE 6981 leans into the curve.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 9:47:08 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/22/2015 7:56:21 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  44   Comments: 2
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description:  Good evening sir.
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/22/2015 7:57:23 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
Good evening sir.
Title:  Good evening sir.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2015  Upload Date: 6/12/2015 9:48:46 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  57   Comments: 0
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/13/2015  Upload Date: 6/17/2015 9:48:06 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  73   Comments: 5
A train passes parked power at Canton yard.
Title:  A train passes parked power at Canton yard.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2015  Upload Date: 6/22/2015 10:51:52 PM
Location:  Brewster, OH
Author:  George Sillett
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2) WE 304(GP40-3) WE 106(GP35) WE 104(GP35) WE 112(GP35) WE 6358(SD40-2)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
A multi locomotive meet.
Title:  A multi locomotive meet.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2015  Upload Date: 6/22/2015 10:53:22 PM
Location:  Brewster, OH
Author:  George Sillett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 112(GP35) WE 106(GP35) WE 104(GP35) WE 304(GP40-3) WE 6358(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  241   Comments: 2
WE 6981, 6388, and 3073
Title:  WE 6981, 6388, and 3073
Description:  We drive up a little further to US 20 where we see a WE freight waiting to get a signal to head east out of Bellevue
Photo Date:  7/16/2015  Upload Date: 5/9/2016 7:55:52 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Jacob Werling
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2) WE 6388(SD40-2) WE 3073(SD40-3)
Views:  69   Comments: 1
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description:  A front shot of the WE freight. I am very lucky to have caught this considering whenever I come to Bellevue I am never lucky enough to catch a Wheeling train!
Photo Date:  7/16/2015  Upload Date: 5/9/2016 7:57:42 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Jacob Werling
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  229   Comments: 7
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description:  Waiting for two eastbounds
Photo Date:  8/5/2015  Upload Date: 8/6/2015 8:32:16 AM
Location:  Creston, OH
Author:  Robert Farkas
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  52   Comments: 1
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/28/2015  Upload Date: 9/6/2015 6:54:43 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  53   Comments: 0
WE 6988 & 6981 part company.
Title:  WE 6988 & 6981 part company.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/28/2015  Upload Date: 9/6/2015 7:02:21 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6988(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  60   Comments: 2
WE 3102 on Wheeling 711
Title:  WE 3102 on Wheeling 711
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/1/2015  Upload Date: 9/15/2015 2:45:19 AM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 3102(SD40-3) WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
10 hours later.
Title:  10 hours later.
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/1/2015  Upload Date: 9/7/2015 8:04:59 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  46   Comments: 2
WE 6316 on Wheeling 711
Title:  WE 6316 on Wheeling 711
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/15/2015 2:46:15 AM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Richard Thompson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WE 6316(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  40   Comments: 0
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/15/2015 8:26:20 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description:  This is at N. Main St.
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/15/2015 8:28:46 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  56   Comments: 0
WE 6981 & Co. shove out onto the CSX westbound main.
Title:  WE 6981 & Co. shove out onto the CSX westbound main.
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/15/2015 8:30:41 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  61   Comments: 0
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/15/2015 8:32:37 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
Got here just in time.
Title:  Got here just in time.
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/18/2015 10:07:21 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6316(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  85   Comments: 3
It'll look like this.
Title:  It'll look like this.
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/18/2015 10:09:44 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6316(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  87   Comments: 3
I need to get ahead of them.
Title:  I need to get ahead of them.
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/18/2015 10:11:13 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6316(SD40-2) WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  95   Comments: 4
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/18/2015 10:12:19 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  54   Comments: 0
Yes, we have some culture here.
Title:  Yes, we have some culture here.
Description:  I'm told that they are quite good.
Photo Date:  9/2/2015  Upload Date: 9/18/2015 10:13:00 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  115   Comments: 3
WE 6981
Title:  WE 6981
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/29/2015  Upload Date: 10/29/2015 5:06:30 PM
Location:  Akron, OH
Author:  Fred Stuckmann
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  WE 6981(SD40-2)
Views:  57   Comments: 0


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