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Owner: Wisconsin Central
Model:EMD GP40-2Built As:MILW 161 (GP40)
Serial Number:32478Order No:7936
Frame Number:7936-9Built:1/1967
Notes:Ex-MILW
Other locos with this serial:  MILW 2034(GP40) SOO 2034(GP40) WC 3027(GP40-2) AC 3027(GP40-2)
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ACR GP40 locomotives reverse ends on the "Snow Train"
Title:  ACR GP40 locomotives reverse ends on the "Snow Train"
Description:  The Algoma Central Railway two GP40 locomotives, #3027 and #3026 painted in ACR colors reverse ends on the "Snow Train" passenger train near Agawa Canyon, Ontario preparing to head back to Sault Ste. Marie, February 4th, 1995. Every Winter, the train runs the round trip on weekends. Wisconsin Central purchased ACR on February 1st, 1995. ACR locomotive numbers were soon changed and Wisconsin Central Limited shields were applied to all engines. This was my 1st time riding Algoma Central! It was only 3 days after WC bought them! I dont mind the shields, its something on the nose (better than nothing like it was before)! (Canon A-1 35mm camera, Kodak Gold 200 print film) Here's a photo by Ron Cady of the same train on its way back just a few hours later: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=234951&nseq=1
Photo Date:  2/4/1995  Upload Date: 4/10/2011 6:00:02 PM
Location:  Agawa Canyon, ON
Author:  Robert Jackson (father)
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) WC 3026(GP40-2)
Views:  1077   Comments: 2
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  There seems to be a problem with the future Flag unit here in Mantiwooc. (Exact Date Unknown 1998)
Photo Date:  7/1/1998  Upload Date: 8/20/2011 9:38:10 PM
Location:  Manitowoc, WI
Author:  Dave Howarth Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  393   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  Talk about being at the right and wrong place at the right and just as well wrong time as WC 3027 splits the switch with the conductor looking upon the photographer as he takes a photo as it happens. A bad switch equals to a bad time and quite the bill and delay on returning back home for these guys and the railroad. (Exact Date Unknown 1998)
Photo Date:  7/1/1998  Upload Date: 8/20/2011 9:40:26 PM
Location:  Manitowoc, WI
Author:  Dave Howarth Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/23/1998  Upload Date: 5/25/2005 9:28:45 AM
Location:  Marinette, WI
Author:  Joe Seidl
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  618   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  The WC Flag Unit does the duties and makes the return from Mirro on the Two Rivers spur just a few years before they moved out of the U.S. (Photo taken in backyard)
Photo Date:  3/24/1999  Upload Date: 8/22/2011 6:00:29 AM
Location:  Manitowoc, WI
Author:  Dave Howarth Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  Looking quite elegant, despite showing evidence of oil out the stack & oil leaks, in its unique paint scheme, WC 3027, along with CN 217 & GTW 6425, has just brought in RJY34 from President's Island on this cold morning on January 7, 2004.
Photo Date:  1/7/2004  Upload Date: 9/12/2004 2:36:59 PM
Location:  Memphis, TN
Author:  Joseph Belote
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  1255   Comments: 1
WC GP40 3027
Title:  WC GP40 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2004  Upload Date: 1/5/2011 10:39:44 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Alan Gaines
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  298   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  WC GP40-2 3027 (Flag engine) and WC GP40 3004 sit at Homewood Yard.
Photo Date:  5/1/2005  Upload Date: 1/7/2009 1:44:55 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Robby Gragg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) WC 3004(GP40)
Views:  462   Comments: 0
WC 3027 joins 4 partners in this Fondy consist.
Title:  WC 3027 joins 4 partners in this Fondy consist.
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/28/2006  Upload Date: 2/19/2008 6:51:33 PM
Location:  North Fond du Lac, WI
Author:  Edward Weisensel
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) IC 6265(SD40-3) CN 5363(SD40-2W)
Views:  665   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/23/2006  Upload Date: 8/4/2006 7:37:44 PM
Location:  South Bend, IN
Author:  Scott B
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  401   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/23/2006  Upload Date: 8/4/2006 7:37:27 PM
Location:  South Bend, IN
Author:  Scott B
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  589   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  WC GP40-2 3027 sitting at the west end of BA 49
Photo Date:  6/23/2006  Upload Date: 11/4/2008 2:40:30 PM
Location:  Brantford, ON
Author:  James Gardiner
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  427   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/15/2006  Upload Date: 7/28/2006 7:03:48 AM
Location:  South Holland, IL
Author:  Scott Koehler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  268   Comments: 1
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/20/2006  Upload Date: 10/23/2006 3:13:07 PM
Location:  Neenah, WI
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  314   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/24/2006  Upload Date: 11/24/2007 9:22:28 PM
Location:  Neenah, WI
Author:  Dan Braun
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  462   Comments: 0
Northbound Manifest With 10th Anniversary WC GP40-2 3027 "Our Rail Heritage"
Title:  Northbound Manifest With 10th Anniversary WC GP40-2 3027 "Our Rail Heritage"
Description:  One of Wisconsin Central's Special Paint Scheme Locomotives came up today on UP Train MNLPF 02 leading! It was a real shocker when I looked out and saw this thing sitting at the North Yard Throat.
Photo Date:  1/2/2007  Upload Date: 1/2/2007 10:40:53 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 2706(SD40M-2) UP 3160(SD40-2)
Views:  551   Comments: 2
10th Anniversary Wisconsin Central GP40-2 3027 "Our Rail Heritage"
Title:  10th Anniversary Wisconsin Central GP40-2 3027 "Our Rail Heritage"
Description:  It was sure a surprise to see this commemorative paint scheme today, and of all the special schemes out there I ended up seeing a WC Unit! I actually took this picture while backing up through a parking lot, that's why it has the pace shot effect.
Photo Date:  1/2/2007  Upload Date: 1/2/2007 10:40:54 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 2706(SD40M-2)
Views:  1272   Comments: 1
WC 3027 "Our Rail Heritage"
Title:  WC 3027 "Our Rail Heritage"
Description:  Here we get another look at this neat unit which happens to be assigned to our local.
Photo Date:  1/7/2007  Upload Date: 1/8/2007 12:05:14 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 1838(B40-8)
Views:  475   Comments: 1
Local Power and WC 3027 In the Rain
Title:  Local Power and WC 3027 In the Rain
Description:  The other local has now pulled their power up to the yard office with the WC 10th Anniversary Locomotive still here!
Photo Date:  1/13/2007  Upload Date: 1/13/2007 9:56:40 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 1838(B40-8) UP 2022(GP60)
Views:  368   Comments: 1
Local Assigned Locomotives
Title:  Local Assigned Locomotives
Description:  Once again, the WC is still here.
Photo Date:  1/21/2007  Upload Date: 1/22/2007 1:36:30 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 1838(B40-8) UP 2022(GP60)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
Local Locomotives
Title:  Local Locomotives
Description:  A couple local assigned units idle at the yard office as the others are fueled.
Photo Date:  1/28/2007  Upload Date: 1/29/2007 1:33:09 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1911(GP60) WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  376   Comments: 1
Northbound UP Local Train
Title:  Northbound UP Local Train
Description:  The WC 10th Anniversary Locomotive heads UP train LSI55 01 past UP Hoxie Sub. North Dexter. We ended up with about 2 inches of snow, and it looked a little more like Wisconsisn here in SEMO. This unit was assigned to Poplar Bluff for basically 3 months repaying horsepower hours to the UP.
Photo Date:  2/1/2007  Upload Date: 8/30/2012 11:03:04 PM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 1911(GP60)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
Local Assigned Locomotives
Title:  Local Assigned Locomotives
Description:  Sitting on the wye was this ex-MP, nee-CRIP Geep. This unit started life as CRIP 4339 in November of 1976, and became MP 2277, then UP 2277, and now it's UP 777 and sitting with WC 3027 on second home rails. It went to NLR and got repainted and showed up 5 weeks later as seen here: http://uptrain.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=688947 .
Photo Date:  2/18/2007  Upload Date: 2/18/2007 7:48:04 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 777(GP38-2) WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  346   Comments: 2
Local Assigned Locomotives
Title:  Local Assigned Locomotives
Description:  The WC 10th Anniversary Locomotive is still here.
Photo Date:  2/24/2007  Upload Date: 2/25/2007 11:39:16 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 2083(GP60) UP 9504(C41-8W)
Views:  358   Comments: 4
Local Power
Title:  Local Power
Description:  I was surprised to see the class lights lit the 3027. Somebody around the yard read my mind, because I'd been wondering if they still worked or not.
Photo Date:  3/4/2007  Upload Date: 3/4/2007 11:25:24 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 2083(GP60)
Views:  2227   Comments: 13
Local Assigned Locomotives
Title:  Local Assigned Locomotives
Description:  Sitting by the yard office last assigned to UP Train LSI55 10 was WC 3027 guarding the yard.
Photo Date:  3/11/2007  Upload Date: 3/11/2007 8:14:31 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 2083(GP60) UP 1911(GP60)
Views:  358   Comments: 3
Local Assigned Locomotive
Title:  Local Assigned Locomotive
Description:  Here's the new local unit which was set out by UP Train MNLAS 10, replacing one of the GP60's.
Photo Date:  3/11/2007  Upload Date: 3/11/2007 8:14:32 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 3810(GP38-2) WC 3027(GP40-2) UP 2083(GP60)
Views:  540   Comments: 4
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  WC 3027
Photo Date:  3/16/2007  Upload Date: 3/16/2007 4:44:23 PM
Location:  Alorton, IL
Author:  Keith B
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  256   Comments: 1
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  A grab shot of a very rare loco from across Frontier Yard
Photo Date:  3/21/2007  Upload Date: 9/15/2007 3:00:49 PM
Location:  Sloan, NY
Author:  Matt Florack
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  Wisconsin Central 3027 a rebuilt GP40-2 was built as Milwaukee Road #161 a GP40 in January 1967 is sitting at UP’s Settegast Yard Roundhouse in Houston, TX.
Photo Date:  4/1/2007  Upload Date: 3/28/2017 10:29:09 PM
Location:  Houston, TX
Author:  Doug Wooten
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  172   Comments: 1
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/31/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2012 2:10:30 PM
Location:  Neenah, WI
Author:  ~ Loadstone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  896   Comments: 0
Departing the yard
Title:  Departing the yard
Description:  WC 3027 heads up a colorful trio of engines at the head of a manifest train bound for Stevens Point.
Photo Date:  7/3/2007  Upload Date: 12/8/2007 12:18:46 AM
Location:  Neenah, WI
Author:  Dan Braun
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) BNSF 3123(GP50) CN 5299(SD40-2W)
Views:  455   Comments: 1
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  WC 3027 eases past the rest of the train and the Amery spur, currently filled with 5 cars, 4 bad orders and 1 car that will be scrapped.
Photo Date:  7/14/2007  Upload Date: 7/15/2007 8:20:14 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  All WC at New Brighton this morning. Would be better if the other two were legit though!
Photo Date:  7/14/2007  Upload Date: 7/15/2007 8:21:42 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  274   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  Not a bad consist, all made in the 60s. The stories these units could tell....
Photo Date:  7/14/2007  Upload Date: 7/15/2007 8:22:43 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
WC 3027 At Irvine Yard
Title:  WC 3027 At Irvine Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/14/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 11:42:25 PM
Location:  Chippewa Falls, WI
Author:  Dave Voss
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
WC 3027 at Irvine Yard
Title:  WC 3027 at Irvine Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/14/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 11:43:14 PM
Location:  Chippewa Falls, WI
Author:  Dave Voss
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
WC 3027 minus a ditch light at Irvine Yard
Title:  WC 3027 minus a ditch light at Irvine Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/14/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 11:44:01 PM
Location:  Chippewa Falls, WI
Author:  Dave Voss
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
WC 6910 power swap at Irvine Yard
Title:  WC 6910 power swap at Irvine Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/14/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 11:44:53 PM
Location:  Chippewa Falls, WI
Author:  Dave Voss
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6910(SD40-3) WC 6911(SD40-3) WC 3027(GP40-2) IC 6051(SD40-2R)
Views:  465   Comments: 2
WC 6911 at Irvine Yard
Title:  WC 6911 at Irvine Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/14/2007  Upload Date: 8/7/2007 11:47:33 PM
Location:  Chippewa Falls, WI
Author:  Dave Voss
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 6911(SD40-3) WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  381   Comments: 0
WC for once
Title:  WC for once
Description:  A very nice consist grinds (haha, what a joke, all of the cars are visible) up the hill with three units. The colors just popped on this shot.
Photo Date:  7/24/2007  Upload Date: 7/24/2007 4:49:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/10/2007  Upload Date: 8/10/2007 3:36:47 PM
Location:  Shoreview, MN
Author:  Mark Muraski
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  Three EMDs jog towards Northtown with a healthy string.
Photo Date:  9/8/2007  Upload Date: 9/9/2007 5:41:38 PM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  203   Comments: 0
Our Rail Heritage
Title:  Our Rail Heritage
Description:  A close up shot of the special WC logo and lettering on the 3027.
Photo Date:  9/8/2007  Upload Date: 5/7/2009 5:33:56 PM
Location:  Saint Anthony, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
Killing time at 37th
Title:  Killing time at 37th
Description:  The WC transfer kills time at 37th Ave as it waits to get into Northtown Yard. It was very nice to see a WC leading down here again, and even better that it is a specially painted unit too!
Photo Date:  9/8/2007  Upload Date: 5/7/2009 5:30:45 PM
Location:  Saint Anthony, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) IC 6051(SD40-2R)
Views:  306   Comments: 0
Shoving back
Title:  Shoving back
Description:  The transfer backs into New Brighton after picking up cars from the Commercials Yard. It was great seeing the map unit, I mean flag unit, leading todays train.
Photo Date:  10/18/2007  Upload Date: 3/22/2008 12:19:06 AM
Location:  New Brighton, MN
Author:  Douglas Hildebrandt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2) IC 6068(SD40-2R) WC 6905(SD40-3)
Views:  421   Comments: 1
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  WC 3027 polishes the rails that have been home to ancient power for many years now, mainly its SD45 brothers.
Photo Date:  10/20/2007  Upload Date: 10/20/2007 5:51:52 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  Passing some so-so fall foilage, the transfer has 1960s power again. Heritage isnt bad either, Ex Milw,Ex GM&O,Ex CN.
Photo Date:  10/20/2007  Upload Date: 10/20/2007 5:52:26 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Alec Holmes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  320   Comments: 1
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description:  the WC transfer heads out on the CP's "Highline"from Shoreham yard.
Photo Date:  10/20/2007  Upload Date: 8/5/2008 10:50:55 PM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
WC 3027
Title:  WC 3027
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/20/2007  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 11:31:41 AM
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Author:  Nathan Petersen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WC 3027(GP40-2)
Views:  299   Comments: 0


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