RailPictures.Net Photo: MRS 253 Manufacturers Railway Company ALCO S-4M at Granite City, Illinois by John Witthaus - stlouisrail.tk
 
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Manufacturers Railway Company (more..)
ALCO S-4M (more..)
American Steel Foundries - 20th Street (more..)
Granite City, Illinois, USA (more..)
August 23, 2006
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MRS 253 (more..)
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John Witthaus (more..)
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MRS 253 began life as MRS 208, a 1,000 hp ALCO S-2. The unit was then rebuilt by EMD with a new 645C, a new hood, and new AAR trucks, the only thing original is the frame and cab. This was reportedly the most expensive rebuild of a switcher ever.
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