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Photo ID: 696809

The oldest operating diesel outside of a museum in the country, NIRC SW1 1, leads the wheel job through Blue Island. It is pulling a string of retired former IC highliners.

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Blue Island, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NIRC 1
Train ID: Wheel Job
Photo Date: May 07, 2019


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By: Robby Gragg

Added: May 11, 2019

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Photo ID: 539612

The "Wheel Job" brings a few bilevels down the main. Veteran NIRC 1 would then shove back to make a drop off. Built as the IC 9016 in December 1938, she's still earning her keep!

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Blue Island, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NIRC 1
Train ID: Wheel Job
Photo Date: July 22, 2015


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By: Nick Hart

Added: Jul 23, 2015

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Photo ID: 118475

According to the engineer this is the oldest locomotive in Chicagoland, buit in the year 1939.

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Blue Island, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NIRC 1
Train ID: Wheel Job
Photo Date: September 03, 2005


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By: Chris Lastovich

Added: Sep 09, 2005

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Photo ID: 92226

NIRC 1 pulls a ICG painted Metra Electric car from KYD down to Blue Island for wheel work.

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Blue Island, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NIRC 1
Train ID: Wheel Job
Photo Date: January 23, 2004


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By: Chris Lastovich

Added: Jan 23, 2005

Views: 3,632
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