The maroon motor in Oelwein. Hub City Heritage Corporation Railroad Museum
Ready for a 2030 departure... Recently repainted display unit was fired up for the first time in 30 years! Not ready for excursions yet, a lot more work to be done, including getting from tractio... (more)
FP7 116A is kept company by a former Omaha/C&NW SW-1 in the display area.
A Transco SW-1 (ex-Rock Island) passes displayed CGW FP7 116-A in downtown Oelwein, Iowa.
The old "Great Western" lives on in the Hub City - Oelwein, Iowa. FP7A 116 (painted in 2000, but now badly faded) heads up a display train in front of the old CGW yard office and tower.
This came to my eye as I was shooting the Wabash F's