Warrenton River Terminal of Rayland, Ohio, specializes in the transloading, storage, and handling of metallurgical and thermal coal, sand (construction and frac), fertilizer, aggregates (construction and chemical), metallurgical coke, petroleum coke, and steel (coils, slabs, pig iron, ore pellets) products. Additionally, the facility has the capability of loading and unloading rail cars and has unit train holding capacity with 8,500+ feet of track. The facility has services available to and from all of the following: barge, rail, and truck. The facility, served by the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad, has its own set of 120 high cubic capacity aluminum rapid discharge hopper railcars – and a former Southern Pacific GP35 to handle the rail traffic.
Photographed on September 19, 2019, this locomotive is leased from leasing company Mike J. Roberts (MJRX). This engine is the former Northern Vermont 513, ex-Southern Pacific 6336, ex-SP 6647, originally SP 7750 (built by EMD in May 1965).
Thanks to Mark Mautner for some of the background on this engine's owner.