A bread salesman from Wisconsin, Richard Jensen acquired his first steam locomotive, GTW 5629, in 1959 and refurbished it for use in steam fan trips based out of Chicago in the 1960s. Jensen woul... (more)
Grand Trunk Western (GTW) GP38-2 #5851 along with Canadian National (CN) GP38-2 #4721 sit in Yazoo City, MS. Awaiting their next move on the Yazoo City Switcher
R950 with the GTW 4619 departs Pontiac passing under the GTW signal bridge at MAL. This interlocking was cut over just three days later on Jun 13th.
R950 with the GTW 4619 departs Pontiac passing under the GTW signal bridge at Johnson Ave. Replacements are on site and will most likely be cut over before the end of the month.
A pair of survivor GTW units work the afternoon turn south toward Quad Lomira with the daily drag of boxcars.
Struggling out of the yard in notch 8, a GTW GP9Rm, CN SD60F, and CN SD40-2 lead a very long L515 out of Kirk Yard
The golden hour has arrived as the Quad Graphics local heads south through Byron. A classic pair of GTW's provide the power.
GTW 5827 brings a train thru Blue Island, IL in August of 1988. I think they need more bridges here!
Canadian National owned ex-GTW GP38-2's are set up on remote controls switching the yard at Mobile.
L516 works Van Loon with a pair of Grand Trunks up front, both still retaining their original paint schemes. The second unit is of former DT&I heritage.
GTW GP38-2 4927 leads a rail train north into Plainfield.
Outside of town, the oil local continues north as it parallels New Avenue.
GTW 5812 and BLE 878 lead the oil local down the old GM&O, nearing downtown Lemont.
GTW 5812 and BLE 878, both wearing their respected paint schemes, prepare to depart Seneca/Oxbow in Lemont.
Switching the Dow Chemicals Plant, now in CN colours, are ex Grand Trunk Western 5937 and ex Wisconsin Central 3027