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Washington Central Railroad

Washington Central Railroad - WCRC

Route:
Yakima Valley Division
Pasco - Kennewick - Gibbon - Wesely Jct - Yakima - Cle Elum, WA (152 miles)
Gibbon - Sunnyside - Granger - Zillah, WA (33.1 miles)
Yakima - Naches, WA (13.1 miles)
Yakima - Moxee City, WA (8.6 miles)
Sunnyside - Midvale, WA (3.2 miles)
Moses Lake Division
Connell - Warden Jct - Bassett Jct - Wheeler, WA (39.6 miles)
Warden Jct - Othello, WA (14 miles)
Bassett Jct - Schrag, WA (12.6 miles)
Wheeler - Moses Lake, WA (19.9 miles)
Headquarters:
Yakima, WA
Junctions with other railroads:
BNSF: Cle Elum (out of service), Connell & Pasco, WA
TSWR: Othello & Wesely Jct, WA
UP: Kennewick, WA
Radio frequencies:
160.770, 161.295
History:
Lines acquired from BN and operations started October 13, 1986.
WCRC acquired by BNSF in December 1996.
- Yakima Valley Division absorbed into BNSF.
- Moses Lake Division spun off as Columbia Basin Railroad (CBRW).
Ownership:
Temple family
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
82 EMD F9PH 1/1952 15910 3122-A6 ex MARC 82; ex MARC 7182; ex MK 5; ex BO 4582; nee BO F7A 939 1996 1996 to SOWDT/WCRC 82, 1996; to SCMB 1101
84 EMD F9PH 1/1949 5734 940-A13 ex MARC 84; ex MARC 7184; ex MK; ex BO 4472; nee BO F3A 165 1996 1996 to SOWDT/WCRC 84, 1996; to SCMB 1102
100 EMD F7A 6/1952 16595 3105-A36 ex Texas Southern 100; nee BLE 723A 1993 1996 to SOWDT/WCRC 100, 1996; to CZRY/WCRC 100, 2001
101 EMD F7B 2/1953 19713 3158-B2 ex Texas Southern 101; nee BLE 723B 1996 to SOWDT/WCRC 101, 1996; to CZRY 101, 2001
102 EMD F7A 6/1952 16596 3105-A37 ex Texas Southern 104; nee BLE 724A 1996 to SOWDT/WCRC 102, 1996; to CZRY/WCRC 102, 2001
107 EMD HEP 12/1950 11807 3036-Bxx ex DAKR SE2; ex MILW SE2; ex MILW SG2; nee MILW F7B 110B to SOWDT/WCRC 107; to SRR for parts, scrapped
201 EMD SW1200 2/1966 31230 4492-5 nee MP 1257 1996 to CBRW 201, 1996; to SMTX 201, 2014; to SVGX 1362
202 EMD SW1200 1965 29801 7766-12 nee MP 1163 1996 to BNSF/WCRC 202, 1996
203 EMD SW1200 4/1966 31222 7858-7 ex CEECo 203; nee MP 1148 1996 to CBRW 203, 1996; to SMTX 203, 2014; to SVGX 1363
211 EMD SW1200 2/1965 29784 4473-5 nee MP 1269 1996 to CBRW 211; temp lease to MSN; to CBRW 211, 1996; to PVJR/CBRW 211, 2004; to PVJR 211
212 EMD SW1200 2/1965 29788 4473-9 ex CEECo 212; nee MP 1273 1996 to CBRW 212, 1996
301 EMD GP9 1957 22737 5505-18 ex CEECo 301; ex BN 1919; nee NP 334 1986 1996 to BNSF 301, 1996; to (D)Birmingham Rail & Locomotive; to Lafarge Cement 1951
302 EMD GP9 1957 22719 5504-12 ex TMBL 1203:1; ex BN 1754; nee NP 316 1986 1996 to SOWDT/WCRC 302; to BNSF 302, 1996; to TSWR 302, 2000; to CBRW 302
401 EMD/ATSF CF7 3/1950 9583 ex ATSF 2578; nee ATSF F7A 230L 1996 to IR 5
402 EMD/ATSF CF7 1948/9 6616 ex ATSF 2636; nee ATSF F3A 31C 1996 to NKCR 3; to IR/NKCR 3; scrapped 2011
2087 EMD GP38 12/1967 33718 7060-88 ex CSXT 2087; nee CO 3887 1993 1996 to CBRW 2087, 1996
2184 EMD GP38 1967 33066 ex CSXT 2184; ex SBD 2184; ex SBD 6275; nee CRR 2004 1993 1996 to CBRW 2184, 1996; to SOWDT/CBRW 2184; to CBRW 2184
4491 EMD GP7 6/1952 16896 5206-9 ex CNW 4491; nee CNW 1573 1996 to NKCR 4
4492 EMD GP7 6/1952 16846 5123-3 ex CNW 4492; nee CNW 1577 1996 to NKCR 2; to IR 2

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Last updated: Nov. 11, 2017