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A series of pictures taken at Norwood Shops in March 1977 while accompanying  Michigan Northern #1501 (ex- GBW #304) to the shop for traction motor repairs.

Click on any of the photos to see an enlargement.
The enginehouse at Norwood Yard.
MIGN #1501 on the turntable.
MIGN #1501 on the turntable.
Inside the Norwood shop.
C-424s ready for service.
Working on the locomotive.
#1501 in the stall.
Inside the Norwood shop.

These pictures were taken while accompanying the Michigan Northern #1501 (former GBW #304) to Green Bay's Norwood Yard shop for traction motor repairs. At that time, the Michigan Northern had no facilities for traction motor work. Since the owners of MIGN's green and white Alco were paying the car fare of photographer Paul Baumgartner, most of the pictures were taken of work being done to #1501.

As Paul tells it:
"The routing took us across on the Ann Arbor from Elberta to Kewanee. At the time of this particular crossing, I remember riding on the City of Milwaukee. I probably have a few pictures of the boat somewhere also, but they may be more difficult to find.

"One real thrill was a visit to the engine room on the City while under way. The boat had a huge reciprocating steam engine. I never saw anything like it before or since. I could have sat in there and watched that engine for days. The boat engineer thought I was crazy. From Kewanee, I rode the GB&W boat train in what I remember as a yellow bay window steel caboose to Norwood. Rode rough, nothing fancy.

"I can safely say I learned more about the care and feeding of Alcos from the craftsman at Norwood in one week than I would have in several years of experimenting by myself. The visit was a rare and wonderful experience. Knowledge gained at Norwood and applied later went a long way toward keeping the MIGN moving for the next several years."

Notice:  These  images are owned by Paul Baumgartner and may not be reproduced without permission.

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