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)
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.
Northwestern Steel and Iron #74 looks horrible as it sits with other locomotives in a dead line in Galt, IL in May of 1985. In a minor miracle, this unit has actually been save and is getting some... (more)
Northwestern Steel and Wire 0-8-0 #74 awaits her fate in a field near Galt, IL in 1985. Ex-GTW 8374, I believe this unit was moved. I don't know the fate of the others.
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.
Built 1929, ex-GTW 8375.