Built 1929 as GTW 8380, went to Illinois Railway Museum.
Built 1924 as GTW 8315
Built 1925, ex-GTW 8325
The 76 shoves back from the C&NW while the Sterling switch engine looks on.
Switching at Sterling at one of the mills on the North Western Steel and Wire RR is ex-GTW 8376. That locomotive had a great sounding whistle.
Well hidden near a grain elevator at Galt, Illinois, are the remains of Grand Trunk Western 0-8-0 8305, which last saw service as Northwestern Steel & Wire 05 in nearby Sterling. Her future is un... (more)