Wednesday, April 3, 2019

2018 Last Run Of The EWG

Guest post by Rocky Gibbs.

November 3, 2018


3346 - departing the west Spokane industrial park for Cheney with empty cars for BNSF.


3352 - Approaching xxx road crossing on the Geiger Spur.


9910 - 328, train GT-03, going to Cheney crossing Four Lakes to Medical Lake road.


9915 - 328 arriving Cheney.


9925 - same action as 9915.




3366 - at Cheney moving equipment around on various tracks.


3377 - crew with engineer Bruce Butler, and Rodney Aho.


9934 - same action as 3366.


9950 - same action as 3366.




3384 - same action as 3366.


3391 - last loads going to west Spokane industrial park approaching Craig road.


3398 - last loads be shoved to Seaport metals.


3401 - same action as 3398.


9985 - preparing for group employee photo. Employees in safety vests, railfans no vests with two exceptions.




3406 - group employee photo.
L-R: Jerry Miller, Rodney Aho, GM and President Donald Purdie, Engineer Bruce
Butler, VP Operations Scott Nauer, Fredrick Simon, Trainmaster Gary
Durr, and Conductor Scott Rohrig

3413 - photo of the last run crew.


9979 - 328 ready to run back to mainline to spot tanks on Geiger spur with 329 inside fence at Western Rail where 328 would move to by the new company on Nov 5.




3420 - the tanks be re-spotted onto the Geiger spur.


3422 - 328 and tanks spotted on the spur and 328 being shut down. the end of EWG operations.


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