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Date: 02/10/20 12:23
GTW departing Chicago
Author: ghemr

 After Grand Trunk Western closed their Elsdon Yard in Chicago, they mostly originated/terminated their trains at BRC's huge Clearing Yard. Here's one at Hayford Jct.  departing with two ex DT&I locomotives....

GP40-2 6406 former DTI 406----gong bell removed from the nose
GP38-2 6227 former DTI 227

Chicago, IL  6-24-89




Date: 02/10/20 13:02
Re: GTW departing Chicago
Author: refarkas

Great collection of fallen flags - Identifiable are GTW, DT&I, Detroit and Macinac, BN, and Santa Fe.
Bob



Date: 02/10/20 13:27
Re: GTW departing Chicago
Author: Bob3985

Thanks for posting the GTW photos.

Bob Krieger
Cheyenne, WY



Date: 02/10/20 20:19
Re: GTW departing Chicago
Author: kevink

Nice pic! Hard to believe that’s in Chicago and not a rural Michigan location.

Posted from iPhone



Date: 02/10/20 21:41
Re: GTW departing Chicago
Author: ghemr

 Oops---I just realized I have the caboose on the Michigan-bound train also.......




Date: 02/11/20 06:40
Re: GTW departing Chicago
Author: RRTom

Nice -  a great era in Chicagoland coming to a close, before cabooseless trains with lookalike widecabs!
 



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