Built in January of 1951 as ATSF 2670 CNUR 5 as spent 67 years on class one and shortlines and is still running today.
On a snowy New Years eve, CNUR 5 works Johns Manville on the new Napoleon, Defiance and Western. this is the ex Maumee and Western and this locomotive was originally taken to the interchange tr... (more)
CNUR 5 assembles cars for interchange at the Maumee and Western Yard in Defiance, Ohio on a brutally windy, snowy and cold Boxing Day. This was the last day for operations of the Maumee and Wester... (more)
Making a rare Saturday turn to Napoleon, the MAW enters Okolona alongside Gessner Street with one of their former Santa Fe geeps in charge.
There's no better way to try something new, than to try it out on a train barely moving at jogging speed! The MAW creeps alongside County Road M1 with one of their former Santa Fe geeps up front.
With all their work complete on the east side of town, the MAW heads west through what was once a small yard, but today is nothing but weeds. Meanwhile, old glory flies high above the local VFW ha... (more)
Heading east to switch the industrial park in Napoleon, the MAW crew slowly crawls out of Okolona with one of their former Santa Fe GP7U's up front. The white truck along the side of the road is t... (more)
Number 5 backs a car into the Johns Manville siding in Defiance, Ohio. The line to the left leads across the Maumee River and onto Napoleon. Maumee and Western, Defiance, Ohio
Number 5 heads back to the yard after dropping cars at Johns Manville, i didn't know it at the time but the Maumee and Western Toolcar in the foreground which is the only piece of rolling stock wi... (more)
It's just another day at work for the engineer aboard one of the Maumee & Western's two former Santa Fe GP7U's as he carefully guides his train over the poorly maintained mainline near Okolona. Th... (more)
CNUR 5 works the Johns Manville Plant in Defiance, Ohio on the Maumee and Western. The old industrial building just lends itself well to a cold, drab, rainy day.
Death Star meets Yellowbonnet and it's not in Illinois. MAW 16 and CNUR 5 are both getting use today as the engineer hops from locomotive to locomotive to complete moves at the MAW yards in Defia... (more)
One of the MAW's two ex-Santa Fe GP7u's rests next to the Wabash depot in Defiance on a snowy December morning.
It isn't often you see a Yellowbonnet and a Death-star in the same place, but that's just what you'll find when you visit the MAW.
This old thing was sitting in Defiance, on the derelict Maumee and Western (former N&W) tracks