Northwestern Steel and Iron #74 looks horrible as it sits with other locomotives in a dead line in Galt, IL in May of 1985. In a minor miracle, this unit has actually been save and is getting some... (more)
Northwestern Steel and Wire 0-8-0 #74 awaits her fate in a field near Galt, IL in 1985. Ex-GTW 8374, I believe this unit was moved. I don't know the fate of the others.
Well hidden near a grain elevator at Galt, Illinois, are the remains of Grand Trunk Western 0-8-0 8305, which last saw service as Northwestern Steel & Wire 05 in nearby Sterling. Her future is un... (more)
NSW 05 and friends......
The 8305 has lost all her friends, at one time there were about a dozen 0-8-0 steam locomotives on this siding, now she sits alone and tender-less the last of the Northwestern Steel & Wire mill's ... (more)
Rusting for years at Galt,IL the last remaining steam loco from Northwestern ironand steel at Sterling,IL. Understand loco ended up at Union,IL museum.
The lead unit on MNPPR26 is framed in the doorway of a corn crib at Galt, Ill.
After a derailment wiped out the mains and a bridge, the Mark IV puts the finishing touches on the shoefly.