Watco Difference Makers

Our team members are constantly doing the right thing, whether it’s being a good co-worker or a good neighbor or going the extra mile to provide the best service to our customers. Get to know some of the teammates who are living our values or otherwise making a difference in lives and communities. 

Denise Phillips Remembered for a ‘Watco Mentality’

October 2021 – Denise Phillips committed herself to learning railroad operations and approached her job with a pride and ownership that impressed her Watco colleagues.

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Pumper Operator Takes on Extra at Every Turn

October 2021 – When Perry Thomas isn’t involved in his job tasks as a pump operator, there’s a good chance he’s covering work for teammates or helping at a therapeutic riding center.

Alert Track Laborers Prevent Spread of Fire

October 2021 – Alert track laborers Sam Brandt and Nick Vertein of Watco’s Wisconsin & Southern Railroad recently prevented the spread of what could have become a dangerous fire.