WAMX SW1000 1702, leased to the Kaw River Railroad, was built by EMD in August 1971 as New Orleans Public Belt 103. The engine is seen at the railroad's Bedford Yard in North Kansas City, Missouri... (more)
As often occurs, the history and ownership of this little switcher is complicated. Progress Rail Services SW1000 100 was built by EMD in October 1971 as National Steel Corporation/Great Lakes Div... (more)
MARC and Amtrak oddballs in Washington DC.
Switchlist in hand the ground crew watches carefully as the engineer shoves a cut of cars in the yard. There are still footboards on the locomotive, no portable radios or reflective vests, and at... (more)
Coors Brewing Company's CORX 997 (SW1000) makes a run through the yard in Golden, Colorado.
A bottle train makes its way past the finishing division at US Steel's Great Lakes Works.
A string of Rio Grande SW-1000s moves through the diesel service area in Denver.
Amtrak shifters and MARC trains laying over.
BN 433 heads south with a short local.
The late shift crew on board CTRR #35 heads out to switch the Sappi paper mill during the overnight hours.
The man this Washington Terminal Heritage unit is named after, Pete Grosso, worked as a Train Director in K Tower (on right) and later as a conductor on yard engines like this.
The Washington Terminal heritage unit rolls around its namesake terminal with a cousin in the background.
One of the few remaining SW1000r's still in the mid 90's "Phase III MOW/Non-Revenue" livery it got when purchased from NRE.
The Washington Terminal heritage unit brings a cut of cars out of the station to the yard for servicing, as its ancestors have done for over 100 years.