GTW Operation Lifesaver Unit #5856, originally built for the Rock Island, leads the Baldwin local past the former GM&O railroad depot, now refurbished as an art gallery.
Remnants of the GM&O remain on the CN Joliet Subdivision in Chicago as an afternoon running R967 (Recycle Job) approaches the diamonds with the former Santa Fe at Corwith. Powering the train is a ... (more)
Enroute to its destination of Glenn Yard, an afternoon running R967 waits for the signal to proceed west at Corwith. Powering the train today is a classic pair of Grand Trunk GP38-2's, the leader ... (more)
GTW 5856 and IC 3107 make for a very nice power set as L501 heads south across the old Milwaukee Road, passing Rondout Tower.
A duo of GTW GP38-2s, led by the Operation Livesaver unit, lead CN L501 south through Rosemont.
A pair of Grand Trunk Western GP38-2's, led by the Operation Lifesaver unit, close in on their destination of Schiller Park Yard with the southbound run of the L501.
One of Neenah's many locals returns the yard with a few cars in tow.
The Kankakee local power rests shutdown in-between crews with an Operation Lifesaver survivor from the GTW days up front.
GTW OLS GP38-2 5856 passes Homewood Tower as it works a pulldown.
GTW 5856 and a CN SD40-2W haul a pulldown at Homewood.
The GTW OLS unit and a CN SD40-2W haul a pulldown at Homewood, IL.
The Operation Lifesaver GTW GP38-2 leads L520 (Spaudling-Joliet) south through Plainfield. Up ahead, the train will hold at Field to meet a northbound.
GTW GP38-2 5856, the last GTW unit on the CN roster that wears the Operation Lifesaver paint, switches cars at Joliet on a cold afternoon. In the background, an EJ&E SD38-2 and a CN C40-8 await as... (more)
The last GTW OLS painted engine pulls into the clear so that a road train and snake into the yard.