Great Northern NW3 #181, despite its paint showing signs of wear, still proudly stands guard next to the depot in Whitefish. The classic EMD was built in 3/1942, S/N 1720, and was restored and pla... (more)
The Morrisville A. E. Staley plant's NW3 shoves a cut of tank cars up to be spotted.
Only 7 NW3's were built by EMD, all for the Great Northern Railway between 1939 and 1942. One of two survivors, the 179 may still working for AE Staley. This dated view shows the unit pulling inte... (more)
One of only seven NW3s that EMD built, and as far as I know the only one left in revenue service, with an A.E. Staley log on its cab but now working for H.R. Ewell.
EMD produced only seven NW3 locomotives. All were purchased by the Great Northern. A.E. Staley in Morrisville, Pa. has one of the two survivors, ex GN 179. View is from a public street during the ... (more)
GN 181 shows off its new paint in August 1994. The NW3 was placed near the x-GN Whitefish, MT depot. It was one of the rarest models built by Electro Motive, with only 7 being built, all for GN. I... (more)
Easily the most unique on the Clinchfield roster and one of the rarest diesels in the US was the EMD NW3. This diesel was a standard switcher that was 1 of 7 built in 1942 for the Great Northern,... (more)
Former Great Northern NW3 now working for the Clinchfield at Erwin, TN in March 1971. The engine had only been in Tennessee for a couple of months when this photo was taken.
Well, I finally captured A.E. Staley's former Great Northern NW3 #179 right here in my own back yard (so to speak) hereby uniting her with sister Great Northern unit #181 as captured on a trip I t... (more)
Clinchfield 361 working the yard at Erwin, TN in 1974.
Busy scene at the Whitefish Amtrak station with the arrival of the Empire Builder.
One of seven built exclusively for the Great Northern, #181 survives as a display in Whitefish, Montana. Here, dressed up for the Holidays. Sister unit #179 is rumored to be operational, right h... (more)
One of only seven NW3s built, Clinchfield 361 is ex-Great Northern 180, formerly GN 5405. Kodachrome II, Yashica TL.