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
» ALCO S-4M
» American Steel Foundries - 20th Street
» Granite City, Illinois, USA
» August 23, 2006
Locomotive No./Train ID
» MRS 253
» John Witthaus
Remarks & Notes
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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