Unit is heavily modified from the original product.
Repowered with a Cummins diesel and modified for remote control operation around 2001. Unit came from a quarry in south Florida where it toiled for many years..
Two Santa Specials ran that day packed with kids.
Fireman (Conductor for modern railroaders) view looking West.
We were pulling 76 stored cars back to Waresboro Siding to make way for the track gang.
Unit is Canadian built and is on a 1 year lease from Progress Rail. She will be relettered SMRW in the near future. We had the hood door open to facilitate refilling the coolant which was drained ... (more)
Train was sitting dead in the siding on the Cotton Belt Texarkana Sub.
Note The SM boxcar has the original ACL herald showing through.