Amtrak SW1000R 793 sits at NRE with a uncertain future.
Slowly getting swallowed by plants and vines this former US Steel SW9 sits in the back of National Railway Equipment's Dixmoor facility awaiting an uncertain future.
AVR GP40-3 4001, still wearing KCS paint, sits in the NRE shop at Dixmoor.
Newly rebuilt DAIR GP9 2504 sits outside the NRE facility in Dixmoor waiting to be picked up by CSX.
...or should I say NREX 8814? Can't see any visible reporting mark for that....but we all know it likely doesn't matter, it'll be here for a long, long time....can say that most of what ends up h... (more)
SWP power sits at the entrance to NRE in Dixmoor.
Not far from its original owner's rails, this former EJ&E SD9 hsa been acquired by Montana Rail Link and is showing off the paint of its new owner. Tom Golden photo.
A fresh SWP SD40-2 sits outside the shop in Dixmoor.
Dakoka & Iowa GP50 2513 sits at NRE in Dixmoor.
A CSX SD70MAC basks in the morning sunlight as it awaits signal indication at Western Avenue in Dixmoor.
CN/GTW SD40-3 5947 brings up the rear of a power move in Dixmoor.
A pair of new CN ES44ACs lead CN L503 east through Dixmoor on a sunny St. Patrick's day.
IHB SW1500 1523 shoves back into the west end of Blue Island yard after pulling out for headroom.
On only its second day of revenue service. IAIS 516, the 30th anniversary unit shoves BISW into the west end of Blue Island yard.
These battered old warriors were once the go-to power for the SP to get their trains across the western states, but those days are now long gone. But it appears these brutes may get another lease ... (more)