The DRIR team has touched up the paint on their SW1500. They take pride in keeping their old switchers in good shape.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad is once again using their SW1500 to work the area around the stockyards in Denver.
Winifrede #13 working near Winifrede, WV in the late spring of 1972.
The planning to return SW1500 20 to regular service out of Morristown. The unit had spent over a decade at the Bayway Refinery. Shown inside the Morristown engine house.
A recently repainted and re-lettered SW1500 sits in the Ratritan Center yard. This former SP engine was on long term lease from LTEX until recently being bought outright by Raritan Central.
KANSAS CITY KS Sept 29 1979 -- Rock Island SW1500 946 makes its way around Kansas City only months before total shutdown of the line.
A pair of Ex-Frisco SW1500's bring BNSF Train Y KCM1911 20 into their former owner's 19th Street Yard under the 12th Street Viaduct. They'll be switching cars for the better part of the evening b... (more)
19th Street Switcher, BNSF Train Y KCM1911 20 drops down out of BNSF Murray Yard through Old Union Depot onto the KCT looking not much different than it did in the 80's and 90's.
The power for BNSF Train Y KCM1911 12 rests outside the Ex-Frisco yard office in the evening as a grain train passes by on the KCT. Once the crew is back from beans it's down to Schutte Lumber.
Yard jobs "Run 5" and "Run 6", officially KCS Trains Y-KC105-13 and Y-KC106-13 work the west end of KCS Knoche Yard at Kansas Avenue.
Locomotives: KCS 4351, KCS 4368
Savage Industries SW1500 7402 at the AltaSteel plant in east Edmonton.
Colorful SW1500 leads the Raritan Central RC-2, as it switches the yard.
BJRY SW1500 1516 sits at cold storage in Rochelle.
A RF&P SW1500 and former Alco S2 slug work Potomac Yard. The entire yard has subsequently been removed, and the area gentrified with new residential and shopping areas.
A pair of slug/SW1500 combos are seen pulling cars out of the bowl at the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.