If you like old-school switchers then you'll appreciate this SW1200 working the Commerce City Grain facility.
ConAgra's SW1200 was built in 1966 for the Missouri Pacific Railroad. It now shuffles grain cars at the large silo in Commerce City, Colorado.
ConAgra's 51 year old SW1200 works shuffling grain cars at the Commerce City Grain elevator north of Denver.
In a few months Con Agra 1134 (new to the database) will be 50 years old, quite an achievement these days when other engines a fraction of its age reach the end of useful life and are scrapped bef... (more)
Some very obvious size comparisons here as a diminutive GE centercab muscles a much larger covered hopper while a massive lake ship undergoes repairs during winter lay-up.
The tall elevators in Superior's east end make this 45-tonner look even smaller. Here it shuffles leased ILS SW-1 1378, which is large in comparison.
The Trackmobile at ConAgra works on moving around the cars, the snow should soon be gone, as it was above freezing just about the whole day.
The grain silos tower over a lone ex-CNW locomotive.
ConAgra's switcher is seen sitting at Alpha Cement in Martins Creek due to traction motor problems. BDRV 1850 was brought down from the Bel-Del to handle the duties at ConAgra in the meantime. Alt... (more)