A GB&W RS3 smokes it up while switching cars.
GB&W farewell excursion after WC takeover. Location was site of former station "Waterbury", a logging town, now a ghost town.
One week before the end of the line for the GB&W, a progressive lineup (321, 322, 323) sits during crew change at Merrillan, with a C&NW box on the interchange in the background.
Right on the advertised, GB&W #2 arrives for crew change at Merrillan 12:02 PM.
In a cloud of Alco smoke, 316 departs Woodyard after picking up pulp cars, 11:35AM.
Transfer from Wisconsin Rapids stops at depot for paperwork. 11:00 AM
Soon to be just a memory, GB&W's Norwood Yard sits in the late afternoon winter sun.
It's usual noon hour duties, GB&W's Train #2 switches the small yard at Merrillan prior to heading east for Wisconsin Rapids.
Train #2, Extra 322 East, arriving Merrillan at 12:09PM, Sand Rd. crossing on the west end of town.
Culvert replaced a steel bridge that collapsed, dumping an engine and several cars, in 1968.
GB&W sends a plow extra eastbound after a 19" snowfall. 9:46AM
Famous for operating an all Alco roster, GBW C424 312 rides the table at Green Bay in 1979.
After picking up what the carferry 'Viking' had brought across Lake Michigan, rare C430 315 heads back to Green Bay with equally rare RS27 316! One of my luckiest railfan moments.
GB&W #315 as she spent most of her life; parked in the enginehouse with her prime mover in pieces on the floor. Unit was one of only 16 C430s; NYC (10), RDG (2) and SCL (3) were the other roads t... (more)