Out of the shop, the GTW 5936 heads up One of Two Hump Sets Working the East End at Kirk Yard. The Hump Job takes head room out the DIXY Lead running by Mason Ave in Gary.
The legendary GTW 5936 undergoes scheduled maintenance in the former "J" Roundhouse at Kirk Yard. The 5936 is the Last Blue and Orange GTW Six Axel unit in original paint. I say Original referenci... (more)
Kirk Yard's east end hump jobs can always be counted upon to have interesting power. GTW SD40-2 5936, GTW SD40-3 5950 and EJE SD38-2 662 have control this morning as they slowly make their shove m... (more)
L535 works Rowell Chemical with a pair of GT's as a trucker and a biker wait to cross.
With the last Grand Trunk painted SD40-2 in the lead, the CN Argo Job heads down the Joilet Sub and crosses over a service road.
The Recycle job heads west across the old Rock Island, passing 16th Street Tower. A pair of veterans in the form of GTW SD40-2 5936 and BRC SD38AC 866 lead the way.
GTW 5936 and BLE 866 lead R967 on the approach to Bridgeport, heading west out of the city.
On a sunny and bitter cold morning, the Recycle Job heads west through downtown Chicago, about to pass under 18th Street. With a friendly wave from the conductor's seat, the last Grand Trunk Weste... (more)
On the first day of August, CN's "Oil local" heads south through Lemont, passing the Vault, a cafe and bar located in downtown. The last GTW painted SD40-2 has been assigned to this job ... (more)
GTW 5936, the last original painted SD40-2 of that railroad, leads the Joliet Sub oil local thru Summit, IL.
The last SD40-2 in Grand Trunk paint switches out Rowell Chemical in Willow Springs.
The last GTW painted SD40-2 leads the "Oil Local" south through Lambert after finishing up its switching at Rowell Chemical.
GTW 5936 waits at Joliet UD Interlocking to enter the BNSF, eventually waiting nearly 3 hours to do so.
GTW 5936, the last remaining SD40-2 in GTW paint, switches the east end of Hawthorne Yard.
While it has been hanging around Michigan in various spots, including Battle Creek, Flint, and most recently, Lansing, GTW 5936, the last SD40-2 in Burdakin Blue was picked up today at Cory Yard b... (more)