GBW 308 (an Alco RS-3 rebuilt as a RS-3m or RS-20) arrives at Kewaunee, WI on a relatively snow free day in January of 1980. Known as the Boat Train, the Alco's will soon be switching the yard and... (more)
The end is nearing for the GBW and Alco fleet but in 1992 the shops and yard in Green Bay are still active. The 308 and an E & LS SD-9 are at the sanding tower.
Green Bay and Western RS-20 #308
This engine was one of four Alco RS-3's (built in 1955) which were rebuilt with a 2000 horsepower generator and a low front nose by the GB&W's Norwood Sho... (more)
GB&W RS3M 308 sits on display at the Monticello Railway Museum, supplying air for the horn honk event.
Green Bay and Western RS3u No. 308 switches in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on October 14, 1985. The train is looking much like a model railroad consist; a locomotive, a single tank car, trailed by a cab... (more)
Green Bay and Western RS3u No. 308 switches in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on October 14, 1985. Things were different back then with four and five man crews; one guy on the pilot of 308, and these two o... (more)
Gordon Lakom photo.
An RS3 does the switching chores at GBW's yard in Green Bay.
A sunny winters day finds GB&W RS3 switching the yard in Green Bay. I was happy to capture this unit on this trip.
GBW 308 makes up a train at GBW's Norwood yard, in Green Bay.
GB&W RS3m, classified as an RS20 by the GB&W, rests in the Norwood Yard in Green Bay. 308 was eventually sold to the Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern after her days on the GB&W were over.