A workhorse for SMS awaits its next assignment at the Pureland Industrial Complex.
I ran into into another one of these units this year at the former McCloud railway here: https://www.railpictures.net/photo/704763/
These yellow units were painted this color by US Steel in Pit... (more)
Silent equipment of the former McCloud Railway.
One of SMS' Baldwin diesel switchers has just spotted a stone car at the pit for unloading. Company pride is evident here as much of the equipment pictured sports the SMS logo
Milwaukee Road Baldwin S-12 switcher no. 925 is parked at Pigs Eye, St. Paul on a dreary March day in 1973. Not sure when this unit was retired, but sister units disappeared about 1976.
An SMS Rail Service S12 works a cut of cars in the Pureland Industrial Complex. This unit was built in July 1953 as Baldwin demonstrator 1200. It was later sold to the Rock Island and became CRI... (more)
Baldwin S12 #301 waits patiently for a Transload employee to unlock the switch to access the George Young yard and perform some switching duties
While the ballast crew has tied down and gone to lunch, the regular crew passes #4211 with inbound cars in tow
Milwaukee Road no. 912 looks to be in pretty good shape at Winona, MN in August 1972. It was apparently assigned here at the time to handle local switching duties in town. It's parked along the ma... (more)
We're on top of the Gettysburg's rough-riding converted autorack "observation car," watching our mixed freight's Baldwin pusher getting ready to do some switching. No. 407 was built in ... (more)
A few miles west of Superior, the Magma Arizona Railroad traverses some of the most spectacular Sonoran Desert scenery in Arizona.
Amador Central Baldwin S12 No. 9 drops down out of Martel with woodchips and other freight for SP at Ione.
Near sunset on a beautiful summer evening, an SP Baldwin S12 switches cars.
Copper Range S-12 No. 200 rests outside at the LSRM while members of the Soo Line Historical Society (DSS&A Division) continue restoration efforts on the Baldwin that spent its working life in Mic... (more)