Two SW1's and an SW7 are tied down at the enginehouse across the river from Dardanelle, AR in 1981. Both 16 and 17 (the SW7) were formerly C&EI units.
Two of the Dardenelle and Russellville's antique switchers, a SW1 and S1 respectively, rest by the railroad's main office in Dardanelle.
The real prize when visiting the Dardanelle and Russellville was this honest-to-goodness cast-frame, Winton-engine, Electro Motive Corporation switcher from the 1930's. Fortunately, this locomotiv... (more)
The Dardanelle & Russellville wasn't running on this day, affording an opportunity to capture its entire roster of Electro-Motive switchers on one photo. From left to right are SC 14, SW7 17, SW1 ... (more)
Both of these Dardanelle & Russellville switchers are backed all of the way into the engine shelter. It's interesting that only a portion of these relatively small engines fit under the roof.
A real veteran. How many SW-1s ever operated in Arkansas? Not many. But one is still there and still working as of this date. Called "donkeys" on the Milwaukee, I first became acquai... (more)
The stack is capped but parts are scatttered all over the running boards and I don't think this one has run in a long time. BTW as of today, the only Arkansas S-1 unloaded by anybody.
Pretty much as built. In looking at rosters I've noticed how the SW-7s were relatively unusual compared to the 9s.
Marked as a real oldy by its two step slope the cab, this little goat is appeared to be occasionally active.