GTW #6039. With asbestos abatement at hand, the crew at Steamtown decided to fire up the old gal and let her move on her own power first onto the turntable behind her and then into the back shop ... (more)
Working the rails for more than 30 years this former Rock Island Railroad locomotive still gets a daily work out in the CN yard. Ex RI 4369.
Classic Grand Trunk power near the yard office.
This was a treat, I've never heard of a GTW Operation Lifesaver locomotive before. Also note the SOO Line Bandit in Milwaukee Road paint in the background! Sure nice to see stuff like this, knowin... (more)
As a North Central Service train arrives at Belmont, GTW 4610 heads back north, light, towards Schiller Park Yard.
416 Running with a GTW Locomotive & it can't get any better then this.
Adding to the heavy traffic base on the WC Chicago-Superior main were these ballast trains that ran during track maintenance season. The trains were loaded in northern Minnesota on the DW&P and de... (more)
521 is still working cuts in the yard as trains stack up on the Main Line. Along with the derailment blocking the East Lead, 399 is stuck on Main One with air problems. 149 waits on Main Two, Fule... (more)
GTW 4918 shoves into the day on a amazingly nice day.
GP38AC units GT 5803 - GT 5807 have GT 1000, a rebuilt S-4 in tow, as they go around the wye.
With Grand Trunk power, the CN Geometry train operates over trackage in the Battle Creek Yard.
After switching the yard L501 shoves back to its train with a GP9R and a SD75I, leaving Durand 501 was 103X48 cars most were picked up here. The counter part to this train was 19X3 rolling through... (more)
Over 30 years of service and old GTW's like this one still get daily use. Here 5812 waits for its next yard switching assignment.
A fairly clean GTW Geep leads L500 from Flint into Durand yard.
The Joliet to Matteson and back (L516) train heads east through New Lenox, with GTW (CN) 5836 in charge.