Chicago Great Western GP7 121 1500hp, built 1951. Unknown Photographer Photo from my Collection.
Chicago Great Western TR2A-B 63 at Kansas City MO August 1970. CGW 63 was built in July 1949 and became CNW 1015. J. W. Stubblefield Photo from my Collection.
Chicago Great Western Baldwin DS4-4-1000, 1000hp switcher built in 1949 shown here in original color scheme CGW road numbers 32-41. Unknown Photographer from my Collection.
Chicago Great Western EMD NW2 1000hp switcher built in 1948-49. CGW road numbers 16-31.
CNW 58-A is up on the jacks while CNW mechanical people do work on the traction motors for the AAR switch engine trucks. The engine is basically an NW-2 with m.u. connections and a drawbar/pin lin... (more)
CNW 58-B, former CGW, still in CGW paint, shows off its "cab" end view at Altoona, WI. Hostlers could move these around, but they were designed to be a "calf" to a cab equipped... (more)
In the late 1960s and 70s Altoona served as a shop for doing work on EMD switch engines. As a result this former CGW "calf" sits outside the roundhouse ( with a CNW no.) while 58-A is in... (more)
CGW no.622 is stored dead next to work equipment at East St. Paul Yard located along CNW's mainline out ot St. Paul to Chicago. Although there are no visible CNW initials, technically this was CNW... (more)
Chicago great western Baldwin S12 40 sits among other retired units at a dealer in Chicago. The interesting thing about this unit is the ALCO Blunt trucks under it. I do not know why that happene... (more)
Chicago Great Western 205, 208 and 207 three of the eight CGW GP30s built in 1963; (201-208)
The IANR Oelwein job begins its return to Waterloo, passing the CGW 116-A at the museum.
The CGW 116-A looking like its going to take a local freight out... Now if they can just get some traction motors for it, one day it might move.
The 116-A is displayed under the stars at the Hub City Heritage Museum.
This was a 3-unit set when purchased with the Lucky Strike scheme, A-B-A with the A up front as seen in this group roster at Council Bluffs summer 1967.