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Owner: Wisconsin Central
Model:EMD SD45Built As:BN 6553 (SD45)
Serial Number:5794-11Order No:5794
Frame Number:5794-11Built:11/1971
Notes:Ex-BN
Other locos with this serial:  WC 6529(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) BN 6553(SD45)
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WC 6553
Title:  WC 6553
Description:  WC 6553, still in BN paint.
Photo Date:  8/25/1988  Upload Date: 5/25/2015 10:59:33 PM
Location:  Bedford Park, IL
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
WC 6677
Title:  WC 6677
Description:  WC 6677 at Clearing yard.
Photo Date:  8/25/1988  Upload Date: 6/11/2015 11:57:46 PM
Location:  Bedford Park, IL
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  WC 6677(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) BN 2715(GP39-2) BRC 473(GP7)
Views:  618   Comments: 0
WC 6553
Title:  WC 6553
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/3/1988  Upload Date: 11/5/2005 9:57:29 PM
Location:  Superior, WI
Author:  Robert Anderson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
WC 6553 & 6524
Title:  WC 6553 & 6524
Description:  These two are parked between the hump and the engine facility parking lot at Clearing Yard. The green machine is lettered for WC...
Photo Date:  6/6/1990  Upload Date: 11/1/2006 7:08:33 PM
Location:  Bedford Park, IL
Author:  Scott Malec
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45) WC 6524(SD45)
Views:  456   Comments: 1
WC 6559
Title:  WC 6559
Description:  EB ore loads start across the Fox River bridge.
Photo Date:  4/5/1992  Upload Date: 5/5/2013 6:14:18 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  WC 6559(SD45) WC 6548(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  217   Comments: 0
WC 6559
Title:  WC 6559
Description:  EB ore loads roll across the Fox River bridge.
Photo Date:  4/5/1992  Upload Date: 5/5/2013 6:14:36 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  WC 6559(SD45) WC 6548(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  222   Comments: 1
WC 6559
Title:  WC 6559
Description:  EB Ore loads head to Shops Yard. The FRVR main is on the right.
Photo Date:  4/5/1992  Upload Date: 5/5/2013 6:14:55 PM
Location:  Van Dyne, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6559(SD45) WC 6548(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
WC 6559
Title:  WC 6559
Description:  An EB ore load crests the top of Byron Hill at Byron East.
Photo Date:  4/5/1992  Upload Date: 5/5/2013 6:15:12 PM
Location:  Byron, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6559(SD45) WC 6548(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
WC 6559
Title:  WC 6559
Description:  An EB ore load crests the top of Byron Hill at Byron East.
Photo Date:  4/5/1992  Upload Date: 5/5/2013 6:15:31 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6559(SD45) WC 6548(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
WC 1385
Title:  WC 1385
Description:  The WC 1385 West pulls into Winnebago Siding for a meet with #2.
Photo Date:  6/24/1992  Upload Date: 6/6/2013 10:20:02 PM
Location:  Winnebago, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  WC 1385(4-6-0) WC 6548(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
WC 1385
Title:  WC 1385
Description:  The WC 1385 West pulls into Winnebago Siding for a meet with #2.
Photo Date:  6/24/1992  Upload Date: 6/6/2013 10:20:26 PM
Location:  Winnebago, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  WC 1385(4-6-0) WC 6553(SD45) WC 6548(SD45)
Views:  270   Comments: 2
WC 6655
Title:  WC 6655
Description:  The First Anniversary unit leads #2 down the main waiting for #7 to arrive on the siding.
Photo Date:  8/29/1992  Upload Date: 2/4/2014 11:08:34 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6655(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
WC 6655
Title:  WC 6655
Description:  Train 2 on the main waits for #7 to get in the clear at Oshkosh East.
Photo Date:  8/29/1992  Upload Date: 2/4/2014 11:09:21 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6655(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) WC 6511(SD45) WC 6572(SD45) WC 6554(SD45)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
Eastbound manifest
Title:  Eastbound manifest
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/27/1992  Upload Date: 1/17/2009 10:26:03 AM
Location:  Parkland, WI
Author:  Paul Leach
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
WC 6553
Title:  WC 6553
Description:  A westbound WC freight and FR2 race west at Tower CF.
Photo Date:  4/20/1993  Upload Date: 9/8/2014 9:02:53 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45) WC 6511(SD45) FRVR 4329(GP7R)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
WC 6553
Title:  WC 6553
Description:  OS1 waits for a westbound WC freight to clear at Tower CF before returning to the FRVR main line.
Photo Date:  4/20/1993  Upload Date: 9/8/2014 9:02:53 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45) FRVR 4501(GP9R) FRVR 4326(GP9R)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
WC 6553
Title:  WC 6553
Description:  A westbound WC freight and FR2 race west at Tower CF.
Photo Date:  4/20/1993  Upload Date: 9/8/2014 9:02:54 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45) WC 6511(SD45) FRVR 4329(GP7R)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
WC 6560
Title:  WC 6560
Description:  Train 43 heads past the downtown Fond du Lac yard as they head to Shops Yard.
Photo Date:  4/30/1993  Upload Date: 9/16/2014 8:41:17 PM
Location:  Fond du Lac, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6560(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
WC 3024
Title:  WC 3024
Description:  Train 19 heads up the main at Oshkosh East while #2 waits in the hole.
Photo Date:  5/9/1993  Upload Date: 9/25/2014 10:28:49 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 3024(GP40) WC 3006(GP40) WC 6539(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  217   Comments: 0
WC 6539
Title:  WC 6539
Description:  Train 2 pulls out of the Oshkosh siding after meeting #19.
Photo Date:  5/9/1993  Upload Date: 9/25/2014 10:28:52 PM
Location:  Oshkosh, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  WC 6539(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
WC 6572
Title:  WC 6572
Description:  Train 49 pulls out of the Byron siding after meeting the WSOR passenger train.
Photo Date:  8/1/1993  Upload Date: 11/10/2014 10:27:08 PM
Location:  Byron, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6572(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) WC 6534(SD45) WC 6598(SD45)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
WC 6572
Title:  WC 6572
Description:  Train 49 pulls out of the Byron siding after meeting the WSOR passenger train.
Photo Date:  8/1/1993  Upload Date: 11/10/2014 10:27:09 PM
Location:  Byron, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6572(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) WC 6534(SD45) WC 6598(SD45)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
WC 6572
Title:  WC 6572
Description:  Train 49 heads down Byron Hill to Shops Yard.
Photo Date:  8/1/1993  Upload Date: 11/10/2014 10:27:10 PM
Location:  Byron, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 6572(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) WC 6534(SD45) WC 6598(SD45)
Views:  259   Comments: 2
WC 6572
Title:  WC 6572
Description:  Train 49 heads down Byron Hill to Shops Yard.
Photo Date:  8/1/1993  Upload Date: 11/10/2014 10:27:12 PM
Location:  Byron, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  WC 6572(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) WC 6534(SD45) WC 6598(SD45)
Views:  224   Comments: 1
WC 6572
Title:  WC 6572
Description:  After cutting away from their train the power off #49 heads for the barn.
Photo Date:  8/1/1993  Upload Date: 11/10/2014 10:27:15 PM
Location:  North Fond du Lac, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  WC 6572(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) WC 6534(SD45) WC 6598(SD45)
Views:  197   Comments: 1
WC 6572
Title:  WC 6572
Description:  After cutting away from their train the power off #49 heads for the barn.
Photo Date:  8/1/1993  Upload Date: 11/10/2014 10:27:17 PM
Location:  North Fond du Lac, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  WC 6572(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) WC 6534(SD45) WC 6598(SD45)
Views:  202   Comments: 1
WSOR 10C
Title:  WSOR 10C
Description:  The WSOR's passenger train (returning from EAA in Oshkosh) meets WC's #49 at Byron East.
Photo Date:  8/1/1993  Upload Date: 11/10/2014 10:27:26 PM
Location:  Byron, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  WSOR 10C(E9A) WSOR 10A(E9A) WC 6572(SD45) WC 6553(SD45) WC 6598(SD45) WC 6534(SD45)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
WC 6553
Title:  WC 6553
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/13/2001  Upload Date: 4/30/2007 2:34:13 AM
Location:  Hammond, IN
Author:  joe usselman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  206   Comments: 1
Westbound preparing to leave town
Title:  Westbound preparing to leave town
Description:  We were there for a WCinfo meet-
Photo Date:  8/1/2003  Upload Date: 11/29/2008 2:15:31 PM
Location:  Stevens Point, WI
Author:  Richard Peters
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  311   Comments: 1
Late 405
Title:  Late 405
Description:  Train A405 was late getting into New Brighton this day, and is waiting for the WC to clear the diamond before setting out the MNNRs cars.
Photo Date:  2/23/2004  Upload Date: 2/28/2009 1:37:40 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 5953(SD40-3) WC 6550(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  269   Comments: 1
Waiting for a crew
Title:  Waiting for a crew
Description:  A pure WC train waits to head off to Stevens Point
Photo Date:  3/16/2004  Upload Date: 4/21/2005 8:52:18 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45) WC 7525(SD45) WC 7527(SD45)
Views:  612   Comments: 1
WC 7527
Title:  WC 7527
Description:  A trio of SD45s get ready to depart New Brighton on a dry March day back in 2004.
Photo Date:  3/16/2004  Upload Date: 5/29/2009 11:05:52 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 7527(SD45) WC 7525(SD45) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  329   Comments: 1
CSXT'S Atlanta Division Lineville Sub
Title:  CSXT'S Atlanta Division Lineville Sub
Description:  CSXT Southbound Molten Sulphur Train K841 ( BRC/CN Clearing Yard in Chicago, Illinois to New Wales, Fl. ) passing through Pelham, Al.
Photo Date:  4/16/2004  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 8:58:45 PM
Location:  Pelham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 8132(SD40-2) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  317   Comments: 4
CSXT'S Lineville Sub
Title:  CSXT'S Lineville Sub
Description:  CSXT Southbound Molten Sulphur Train K841 at Pelham, Al.
Photo Date:  4/16/2004  Upload Date: 12/31/2004 11:08:45 AM
Location:  Pelham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 8132(SD40-2) WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  416   Comments: 1
WC 6553
Title:  WC 6553
Description:  After CN had taken over the Wisconsin Central they started to purge out the WC SD45s.
Photo Date:  6/2/2004  Upload Date: 7/21/2004 4:59:44 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Ken Roble
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6553(SD45)
Views:  458   Comments: 2


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