Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago operates a 570-acre plant that removes biosolids from the city's waste water. This facility, in the Chicago suburb of Stickney, is large enough ... (more)
Despite its name, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago is a special-purpose state-operated district chartered to operate in Cook County, Illinois, since 1889. The MWRD's main pu... (more)
The full four locomotive roster of locomotives owned by the Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (CSDX) sit outside the operation's engine house in Stickney, Illinois, on September 27, 20... (more)
On a pleasant September 27, 2018, all four locomotives at the Sanitary District of Chicago facility in Stickney, Illinois, were soaking up the early autumn sun. In this view, two-thirds of the op... (more)
If you only use one beam you get a classy cover for the other opening. How many other locomotives have had the same job since 1952? Number 1 is a mascot of sorts these days.
The Sanitary District of Chicago's roundhouse offered a view of their full roster today. From left to right, MP15DC 4 and SW1's 2, 3 and 1 bask in the afternoon sunlight. Usually, the power is kep... (more)
Posed for the WGRF group, the Sanitary District's entire ensemble of motive power rests at the shops.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago shoves a cut of empties into a loadout track. Once spotted, they will grab another track of loads and make another run out on the mai... (more)
The Sanitary District of Chicago's MP15DC is seen departing the plant in Stickney with 13 loads bound for the fields of Summit.
The morning empties are shoved into the plant, powered by a pair of the Sanitation District of Chicago's SW1's.
The Sanitary District of Chicago owns three SW1s painted in this green paint with yellow font and trim. #1 is seen here basking in the morning light after spending the night outside for a change.
Three of the four locomotives belonging to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (also know as the Sanitary District of Chicago) are seen staggered on the loading tracks a... (more)
Chicago Sanitary District lined up their fleet in numberical order for a visit by WGRF.
SW1's 1 and 2 run light back to the engine house after preparing the outbound's train.