Two MoPac units lead the dead lines at NRE Silvis back in the late 90's. Both the 4515 and the 542 are U23B's going from MP to UP to GATX then to NRE.
Rust never has much of a chance to sleep at NRE in Dixmoor, as exemplified my this motley assortment of equipment.
Several ex-BN E8 cabs and an ex-GMO EMD cab sit on the ground under the overhead crane at the old Silvis Shops, operated by NRE. Scanned from a 35mm print negative.
The former Rock Island Silvis Shops are alive and well today, now operated by NRE. Long lines of dead engines awaiting their fate rest on the only RI trackage left of the once mighty Silvis (Kell... (more)
A wide range of older power can be found in NRE. Here we see a former ATSF SD45 and a pair of old SOO GP9s sitting outside the main shop building. NRE's shop switcher, former BNSF 3514, is busy ... (more)
A long way from home, this former Westrail (Australia) A Class (G12) sits at NRE's shop awaiting refurbishment and export to South America.