The sole SW1 on the roster is equipped with "ditch strobes," which are a feature rarely seen in operation but were captured here.
Taken with permission of the LS; proper safety gear on. This short line operates over 60 miles of track in northeast Pennsylvania, Interchanging with Norfolk Southern and the Reading Blue Mountai... (more)
I'm standing at the top of the ramp that held Shops Road and went down into the shops from Canal St.. Looking west at the top of the photo and on the right is Milwaukee County Stadium where at the... (more)
It is a blast from the past as a 1952 built SW1 rolls past the 1905 built substation for Oregon Water Power & Railway Company.
Little kids have their Day Out With Tomas. Big kids have better tings to do. Great day out.
Imagine you had these little beauties, a vintage freight train, several miles of track, plenty of time and a cooperative, friendly crew. Yes, it was a nice day. I’d trade 10 fantrips for one goo... (more)
MILW 943 appears to have an exclusive parking spot in downtown Eau Claire. The unit spent the weekend here, about a block east of their depot and small yard.
The Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum (BSRM) is proud to announce the acquisition of First Light 1849 (nee Boston & Maine 1113), a 1941 Electro-Motive Division (EMD) SW-1, from the Mt. Tom Energy Pl... (more)
There was a train that came from Austin,MN.to Lacrosse with four SW1's that were MU'd....looking at this photo of the 867 this was not one of the MU equipped SW1's.....If I remember correctly the ... (more)
Commonwealth Edison had a pair of SW1s that served the State Line Generating Plant on the Indiana/Illinois border. COMX 3 is seen switching around the complex while a set of empty Burlington Nort... (more)
Led by a former Penn Central SW1, a pair of Superliners head south from Union Station through the jungle of switches outside the former CB&Q Railway Express Agency building. Tom Golden photo.
Adam Farence Photo
NIRC 1 leads a power move east past the New Lenox depot. This classic Rock Island depot may soon be demolished.
B&O #8408 eases her Autumn Leaf Special passed the dam and waterfall at Sharpless Road