Northwestern Steel and Wire #74 was built at Grand Trunk Western 8374 in 1929, was sold to NWS&L in 1960, and is seen here working the mill in 1978. Steam operations ended in December 1980 and the... (more)
Alongside Northwestern Steel & Wire on the CNW main, interchange cars in the background
Here's a hot job, like backing into the gates of hell.
Northwestern Steel job on a workaday job
Northwestern Steel job pokes it's nose out at the plant under the watchful eye of the flagman.
Westbound reefer train rolls along the Rock River.
Westbound stackers along the Rock River
A Z train hauls around the curve paralleling the Rock River with a new GE on the point
NSW 76 heads for the C&NW interchange through the massive NSW complex followed by the NSW 05.
NSW 76 heads for the C&NW interchange through the massive NSW complex.
Ex-GTW 8376 ready to begin its day at the Northwestern Steel and Wire Co.in Sterling,IL..
Ex-GTW 8376 switches the mill at Sterling,IL.at the Northwestern Steel and Wire Yard.
Built 1925 as GTW 8325.
Built in 1929 as GTW 8380. Now at the Illinois Railway Museum.