Independent Locomotive Service uses the elevator siding in Middle River to store a unique variety of reserve locomotives including: ILSX 922 (ex-LT 1015), ILSX 320 (ex-SOO 320), ILSX 9565 (ex-ABE... (more)
NW2 No. 459 idles not far from downtown Seattle.
One of the Brandywine Valley’s NW2’s works through the Lukens Steel mill in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.
Two Brandywine Valley NW2’s lay down a trail of blue smoke taking gondolas laden with steel to the Conrail interchange. The BVRY operated on a portion of the former Reading Wilmington & Northern b... (more)
Wearing its new colors but not yet lettered, Brandywine Valley 8201 works with sister 8203 in the Lukens Steel complex in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. Both NW2’s were acquired from Conrail after Luk... (more)
A proud crew poses with 68-year-old Denver Rock Island Railroad EMD NW2 No. 996 at Silver Yard in Denver, Colorado, on April 11, 2006. The colorful switcher was originally built as Frisco No. 259 ... (more)
Denver Rock Island Railroad NW2 No. 996 trundles eastbound down the former Rock Island main line into Denver, Colorado, as it approaches Silver Yard near the I-70 overpass on April 11, 2006.
Stacks capped, this former New York Central NW2 has probably run its last. Shown standing in the Altoona yard, it is coupled to an unusual patched ex-Reading fifty foot boxcar. Generally, patched ... (more)
Old switchers / New Turboliner: The Burns Harbor job holds the siding as a Chicago bound Amtrak Turbotrain speeds west on the main in 1978.
The cab roof of GTW 7911, an EMD NW2, sits amongst its shattered remains in a Battle Creek scrap yard in the summer of 1984. This locomotive, built in February of 1942, was one of 15 in the order ... (more)
One of two switch engines that work at the Peavey Red Rock Elevator near St. Paul, MN. Must not be a frequent visitor to daylight as finding any info on it proved elusive.
A pair of switchers working at the Peavey Red Rock Elevator near St. Paul, MN who specialize in services like fertilizer, feed, seed, coal, phosphate, storage.
PREX 108 sits under mostly cloudy skies in New Albany where it is under repairs. The NW2 was built in 1949 for the Peoria & Pekin Union Railway as their No. 405.
Forlorn and forgotten
An EMD NW2 switcher for the former Kentucky May Coal Company, #1058, sits forlorn and forgotten, tied down with a few cars in a yard near Jackson, KY on the form... (more)