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Andre Wehrle's Collection
 
1/16/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Webb Asset Management
Model:EMD GP39-2Built As:DH 7615 (GP39-2)
Serial Number:756126-15Order No:756126
Frame Number:756126-15Built:4/1976
Notes:DH 7615 > BM 355 > UP 1234 > WAMX 3928
Other locos with this serial:  BM 355(GP39-2) UP 1234(GP39-2) DH 7615(GP39-2) WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
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WAMX 3928 rounds the Cheryl Parkway curve with an L461 ballast dump job
Title:  WAMX 3928 rounds the Cheryl Parkway curve with an L461 ballast dump job
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/7/2014 8:21:38 PM
Location:  Fitchburg, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  129   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 in your face
Title:  WAMX 3928 in your face
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/7/2014 8:27:02 PM
Location:  Fitchburg, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 approaching the new Cheryl Parkway crossing
Title:  WAMX 3928 approaching the new Cheryl Parkway crossing
Description:  This crossing didn't exist when the line last saw a train, because the road didn't extend this far east.
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 1:26:05 PM
Location:  Fitchburg, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
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Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
High class
Title:  High class
Description:  The train gives quite a horn show to the (probably annoyed) residents of the Riva Apartments on Cheryl Parkway, most of whom likely assumed the line was out of service for good. The patch over the UP number consists of strips of duct tape.
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 1:29:32 PM
Location:  Fitchburg, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  186   Comments: 1
Rouding the Lacy Road curve
Title:  Rouding the Lacy Road curve
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 1:36:00 PM
Location:  Fitchburg, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  114   Comments: 1
Alongside Syene Road just south of Lacy
Title:  Alongside Syene Road just south of Lacy
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 1:40:32 PM
Location:  Fitchburg, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  112   Comments: 1
WAMX 3928 was formerly UP 1234
Title:  WAMX 3928 was formerly UP 1234
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 1:42:10 PM
Location:  Fitchburg, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
A little throttle approaching the County Highway M underpass
Title:  A little throttle approaching the County Highway M underpass
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 1:44:27 PM
Location:  Oregon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
The now empty ballast train about to duck under CR M
Title:  The now empty ballast train about to duck under CR M
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 1:47:18 PM
Location:  Oregon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  133   Comments: 0
Bird's eye view of WAMX 3928
Title:  Bird's eye view of WAMX 3928
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 1:51:44 PM
Location:  Oregon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Under a gloomy October sky
Title:  Under a gloomy October sky
Description:  The crew will cut off the power from their train and roll south into town to take lunch.
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 1:59:49 PM
Location:  Oregon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
Stranger in town
Title:  Stranger in town
Description:  The power is pulled right up to the red board, located immediately north of the Jefferson Street bridge which was rebuilt in 2009 after a truck accident took out the original, low-clearance C&NW era span.
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 2:03:59 PM
Location:  Oregon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
"Sun-boinked"
Title:  "Sun-boinked"
Description:  The one time I would have been happier if it had stayed overcast for this shot...
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 2:05:02 PM
Location:  Oregon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 rolls north past the C&NW station sign
Title:  WAMX 3928 rolls north past the C&NW station sign
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 2:06:14 PM
Location:  Oregon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  135   Comments: 1
Things are brightening up
Title:  Things are brightening up
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 2:08:25 PM
Location:  Oregon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
"It's gonna be a bumpy ride!"
Title:  "It's gonna be a bumpy ride!"
Description:  With the sand cars still loaded and not ready to be pulled, the crew will shove their empty ballast train all the way back to Madison.
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 2:16:16 PM
Location:  Oregon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
I'm now 2/2 on cloud-boinking at this little bridge along Syene Road
Title:  I'm now 2/2 on cloud-boinking at this little bridge along Syene Road
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 2:18:47 PM
Location:  Fitchburg, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
Shoving up the Syene Sag
Title:  Shoving up the Syene Sag
Description:  Moments after the sun peeks out from yet another cloud boink. The back end of the train reached the Highway 14 bridge at the same time I did on my drive back into Madison.
Photo Date:  10/7/2014  Upload Date: 10/8/2014 2:22:02 PM
Location:  Fitchburg, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 is power for L469 with one for Vita Plus on the old Soya Spur
Title:  WAMX 3928 is power for L469 with one for Vita Plus on the old Soya Spur
Description:  Train has just come across MX and is approaching Lakeside Street.
Photo Date:  10/20/2014  Upload Date: 10/20/2014 9:47:57 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
L469 returns light engine from Vita Plus, approaching Park Street
Title:  L469 returns light engine from Vita Plus, approaching Park Street
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/20/2014  Upload Date: 10/20/2014 9:49:50 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 approaching Beld Street as a light engine L469
Title:  WAMX 3928 approaching Beld Street as a light engine L469
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/20/2014  Upload Date: 10/20/2014 9:51:28 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  127   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 crossing Beld Street on the old Central Soya spur
Title:  WAMX 3928 crossing Beld Street on the old Central Soya spur
Description:  The former C&NW Ridge Runner line to southwest Wisconsin was cut back to Fitchburg in the 80s, then cut back even further c. 2005. Only two customers, Vita Plus and Capital Newspapers, are served in the Fish Hatchery Road area.
Photo Date:  10/20/2014  Upload Date: 10/20/2014 9:57:55 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  227   Comments: 1
Dwarfed by the Capitol dome, WAMX 3928 creeps toward the MX connector switch
Title:  Dwarfed by the Capitol dome, WAMX 3928 creeps toward the MX connector switch
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/20/2014  Upload Date: 10/20/2014 10:16:45 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 heads north through the Isthmus
Title:  WAMX 3928 heads north through the Isthmus
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/20/2014  Upload Date: 10/20/2014 10:24:35 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  108   Comments: 0
L469 heads back to the yard with a 10 car train from the McFarland industrial park
Title:  L469 heads back to the yard with a 10 car train from the McFarland industrial park
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/20/2014  Upload Date: 10/20/2014 10:27:07 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 leads L469 long hood forward approaching Paterson Street
Title:  WAMX 3928 leads L469 long hood forward approaching Paterson Street
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/20/2014  Upload Date: 10/20/2014 10:29:07 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
L469 crosses Wingra Creek on the way back from Vita Plus with one
Title:  L469 crosses Wingra Creek on the way back from Vita Plus with one
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/10/2014  Upload Date: 11/11/2014 1:31:22 AM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
The red and gray still rules
Title:  The red and gray still rules
Description:  The purchase of Wisconsin and Southern by WATCo was widely speculated to be the end of units being painted in WSOR's classy red and gray scheme. They proved that wrong with the former ugly duckling ex-UP GP39-2 3928.
Photo Date:  6/29/2015  Upload Date: 6/29/2015 4:34:37 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WSOR 1503(MP15AC) WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
The repainted WAMX 3928 switching on the north end of the yard
Title:  The repainted WAMX 3928 switching on the north end of the yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/2/2015  Upload Date: 7/6/2015 5:41:00 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 on L465 about to make a pick-up in the industrial park
Title:  WAMX 3928 on L465 about to make a pick-up in the industrial park
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/7/2015  Upload Date: 7/7/2015 5:36:25 PM
Location:  Middleton, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  110   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 leads the four-car L465 crossing Stonefield Road
Title:  WAMX 3928 leads the four-car L465 crossing Stonefield Road
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/7/2015  Upload Date: 7/7/2015 5:37:13 PM
Location:  Middleton, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 crossing Wilson/Bedford Streets downtown
Title:  WAMX 3928 crossing Wilson/Bedford Streets downtown
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/7/2015  Upload Date: 7/7/2015 5:37:54 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  148   Comments: 1
WAMX 3928 and L465 approach Johnson St. and the yard entrance
Title:  WAMX 3928 and L465 approach Johnson St. and the yard entrance
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/7/2015  Upload Date: 7/7/2015 5:40:54 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 hustles a WSOR B400 business extra back into town
Title:  WAMX 3928 hustles a WSOR B400 business extra back into town
Description:  E9A WSOR 101 is trailing. This was a customer appreciation special that made a round trip to Milton and back.
Photo Date:  7/15/2015  Upload Date: 7/20/2015 5:45:37 PM
Location:  Madison, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2) WSOR 101(E9A)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 leads WSOR 3801 on a local crossing M-H Town Line Road
Title:  WAMX 3928 leads WSOR 3801 on a local crossing M-H Town Line Road
Description:  Running from Milton to Janesville with one car.
Photo Date:  8/1/2015  Upload Date: 8/1/2015 9:08:32 PM
Location:  Milton Junction, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
Fall in Wisconsin
Title:  Fall in Wisconsin
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/22/2015  Upload Date: 10/23/2015 9:12:06 PM
Location:  Spring Green, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WSOR 4053(SD40-2) WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Move along people, nothing to see here
Title:  Move along people, nothing to see here
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/22/2015  Upload Date: 10/23/2015 9:14:34 PM
Location:  Spring Green, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WSOR 4053(SD40-2) WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  105   Comments: 0
Solid gold
Title:  Solid gold
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/22/2015  Upload Date: 10/23/2015 9:44:01 PM
Location:  Avoca, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WSOR 4053(SD40-2) WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
Testing out the Bemis spur on the newly reopened ex-C&NW line
Title:  Testing out the Bemis spur on the newly reopened ex-C&NW line
Description:  After another rebuild project resurrected this long out of service stretch of track in 2014-15, the inaugural revenue run took place on Monday, November 23rd.
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 2:55:06 PM
Location:  Sheboygan Falls, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  66   Comments: 0
Welcome to Bemis
Title:  Welcome to Bemis
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 2:56:06 PM
Location:  Sheboygan Falls, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2) WSOR 3804(GP38)
Views:  54   Comments: 0
35 Years Serving Customers & Communities - which now includes Sheboygan Falls!
Title:  35 Years Serving Customers & Communities - which now includes Sheboygan Falls!
Description:  There are a lot of communities in the southern two-thirds of Wisconsin that would not have the level of freight rail service (if any at all) that they do today if not for the rail transit preservation efforts that began in the early '80s and culminated in today's WSOR.
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 2:59:00 PM
Location:  Sheboygan Falls, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  159   Comments: 2
L243 power poses for more photos on the Bemis spur
Title:  L243 power poses for more photos on the Bemis spur
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 2:59:53 PM
Location:  Sheboygan Falls, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2) WSOR 3804(GP38)
Views:  121   Comments: 2
L243 power leaving the Bemis spur to grab a load
Title:  L243 power leaving the Bemis spur to grab a load
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 3:02:17 PM
Location:  Sheboygan Falls, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  101   Comments: 1
Exploring new territory
Title:  Exploring new territory
Description:  For both WAMX 3928 (which has been assigned to the Southern Division for the bulk of its WSOR career), and for the WSOR itself!
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 3:07:49 PM
Location:  Sheboygan Falls, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  96   Comments: 1
Spotted!
Title:  Spotted!
Description:  In the west Bemis spur. There's another, shorter spur to the east.
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 3:12:58 PM
Location:  Sheboygan Falls, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2) WSOR 3804(GP38)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
WAMX 3928 going away at Clifford Street
Title:  WAMX 3928 going away at Clifford Street
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 3:16:50 PM
Location:  Plymouth, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  58   Comments: 1
L243 power poses at the switch between the dual depots
Title:  L243 power poses at the switch between the dual depots
Description:  Ex-MILW on left, ex-CNW on right. The CNW track used to run in front of the depot, right where I am kneeling.
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 3:18:06 PM
Location:  Plymouth, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  56   Comments: 0
Admirers inspect WAMX 3928 following the opening of service to Sheboygan Falls
Title:  Admirers inspect WAMX 3928 following the opening of service to Sheboygan Falls
Description:  This ex-D&H/UP GP39-2 is one of two brought onto the WSOR system by new owner Watco in 2014. In summer 2015 it was painted into full WSOR livery to commemorate the railroad's 35th anniversary. Sister 3947 remains in its patched UP yellow.
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 3:19:10 PM
Location:  Plymouth, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  60   Comments: 3
Southbound L243 light power about to round the curve at County Highway U
Title:  Southbound L243 light power about to round the curve at County Highway U
Description:  Between Plymouth and Waldo.
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 4:01:22 PM
Location:  Plymouth, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  87   Comments: 1
Rolling right along a few miles out of town
Title:  Rolling right along a few miles out of town
Description:  This line has been rehabbed and is good for 25 MPH, after years of being all 10 MPH.
Photo Date:  11/23/2015  Upload Date: 11/25/2015 4:02:03 PM
Location:  Plymouth, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3928(GP39-2)
Views:  65   Comments: 2


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