Switching the Rock Island yard in Amarillo, Texas, is RI SW8 826. The end-cab switcher was built for the railroad by General Motors Electro-Motive Division in November 1952, 20 years and 4 months... (more)
Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 moves a cut of cars across Packinghouse Road in the industrial area in Central Denver known as The Stockyards.
CP had ten SW-8's, 72 SW1200RS's and 101 S-3's. The SW1200RS was actually a road switcher with its Flexicoil trucks, referred to by CPR as a Branch Line Unit. The 8133 was one of ten (8131-8140) ... (more)
Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 works the industrial area known as the Stockyards, located in central Denver.
Denver Rock Island Railroad's 553 (SW8) heads toward a cut of gondolas in the Stockyards area. Soon this area will be transformed into a $1B redevelopment, with new facilities for the Denver Stock... (more)
At The Heart of Dixie Rail Muesum, Calera and Shelby 2019 sits waiting to pull the next excursion. CSXM 2019 was formerly a US Army engine. Note the signal display just below CSMX. Under the awnin... (more)
The Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 navigates over Packinghouse Road as it takes a cut of gondolas to a recycling facility down the road.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad's 553 (SW8) previously worked in Golden, Colorado shuttling beer cars at the Coors Brewing Plant. It can now be found working the Stockyards area in Central Denver... (more)
This 1953 built EMD SW8 has sure seen better days. It sits next to the entrance of the French Lick Scenic Railroad and Indiana Railway Museum shops. This locomotive formerly served the Indiana Rai... (more)
USAX 2029 awaiting scrapping. That occurred in August, 1998 along with other old military locomotives.
After the sun has dropped below the horizon, a Lehigh Valley SW8 works one of the hump receiving tracks at Allentown Yard.
Conrail 8693, an SW8 inherited from the Erie Lackawanna, stands in front of the former Jersey Central shops in Elizabethport, New Jersey. Somewhere along the line, the EMD received a replacement s... (more)
Conrail SW8 8692, originally built for the DL&W in 1951, Works in the former Lehigh Valley Yard in Coxton, Pennsylvania.
A crewman catches a ride on the steps of Denver Rock Island Railroad's 553 (SW8).