CSDX SW1 3 shoves its train back into the Plant in Stickney.
In a lucky "sucker hole" of sun, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago heads east back to the plant in Stickney. SW1 #3, built in 1952, leads the way. With MP15D... (more)
CSDX #3, one of the Chicago Sanitary District's three venerable SW1's, shoves 13 empties to the loader in Stickney. The train just completed its trip from the dumping fields in Willow Springs.
Chicago Sanitary District #2 leads a cut of empties back to the plant as it follows along the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Field of....poop. The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (Sanitary District of Chicago, for short) is the only railroad in America (and possibly the world?) that transports... (more)
Hulcher crews begin rerailing the dump cars for the Metropolitan District of Greater Chicago after picking a switch the day prior. I would expect to see the SW1s working over the next few weeks...
The Metropolitan Water District of Greater Chicago had a minor derailment earlier in the day after picking a switch under Harlem Ave which put #4 on the ground along with four dump cars.
If you only use one beam you get a classy cover for the other opening. How many other locomotives have had the same job since 1952? Number 1 is a mascot of sorts these days.
Posed for the WGRF group, the Sanitary District's entire ensemble of motive power rests at the shops.
The morning poo-patrol heads east under Harlem in Lyons, with the newly repainted and very clean MP15DC leading the way.
Sanitary's MP15DC finishes their daily operations.