One of the Mid-America Car shop switcher, MALX 82 comes out to get the SD9-3 and take it back inside the plant during a switch move. Both of these units have fascinating histories.
MALX 82 ... (more)
KANSAS CITY KS Sept 29 1979 -- Rock Island SW! 538 has seen better days much like its parent road. Complete shutdown of the Rock was only months away as this little switcher awaits its fate at Arm... (more)
This unit was built for Commonwealth Edison as CWEX 11 in February 1942, builder number 1632, frame number E469-1. The pseudo clerestory roof was a modification installed by EMD to clear coal unl... (more)
Quite the array of model types and paint schemes populate the diesel house tracks at Mill Street today, including 3 different types of switchers.
MWLX 530 was built as CRIP 530 in February 1... (more)
The Pyle Headlight is basically the same design used on some late steam engines. Some of the pneumatic appliances on this engine are also shared with some of the era's external combustion locomot... (more)
Two former Laurenburg & Southern SW1's sit in ruins along the Pickens Railroad in the tiny, unincorporated town of Docheno, SC.
Recently restored locomotive 8408 sits in Marshallton Yard along with ex Erie Lackawanna caboose 149. 8408 is repainted in the Baltimore and Ohio she use to dawn many decades ago. 8408 was origina... (more)
JRWX SW1 115 was built as Union Railroad 458 June 1949, JRWX 121 seen behind the 115 was built for the Milwaukee Road in March 1940 prior to WWll wartime restrictions putting a temporary halt SW1 ... (more)
Nicholson Terminals lonely SW1 moving an empty flat car back to the interchange with US Steel. Nicholson Terminal handles stevedoring and exporting in Detroit using this lonely SW1, rarely seen o... (more)
EMD SW1 #400 brings the Candy Cane Limited into Ringoes station (sorry, the North Pole) during the final day of the 2016 season, two days before Christmas.
BR&W SW1 #400 about to cross Toad Lane with the Candy Cane Limited.
Black River & Western 400 will be departing soon for Ringoes with the Candy Cane Limited.
White Pine Copper Refinery's SW1 does some light switching in the small yard. The future was uncertain at this point and the plant shut down a year later.
White Pine Copper Refinery's SW1 goes about its switching on a fine summer morning. The end was near for this small operation as the plant closure was in late 2010.