WC no. 1, the Francis J. Weiner wears a one of a kind color scheme in the newer dulux gold and maroon. The oldest loco on the WC roster, this was built as NYC 683 in Dec. 1941. It became CR 8480,... (more)
Flambeau Paper Co. SW1 at the Park Falls Paper Mill July 1985. This unit has no number that I can see and I'm not sure of the heritage of this SW1 either. This unit replaced a GE 44 Ton switcher. ... (more)
Cold at Cold Storage. On the frigid night of November 25, 2019, former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad SW-1 (211) now numbered as 8411 sits Chambersburg Cold Storage in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. It se... (more)
Your Friendly Sand Man Green Dubuque Sand & Gravel EMD SW1 No. 537 sits on the company’s trackage at East Dubuque, Illinois, on August 21, 1994. The switcher was originally built by EMD... (more)
Pasta Switcher. This 1950s era switcher works the Treehouse Farms pasta plant outside of Columbia. It was built for the Chicago & North Western RR in 1953, then worked for NAEX for awhile ... (more)
November has arrived, and some fall foliage remains in Eastern Pennsylvania. Here Anthracite Railway SW1 735 rolls past a tree that hasn’t shed its leaves.
One of the Anthracite Railway’s 1986 excursions on the former Reading Perkiomen branch approaches Palm, Pennsylvania at a location known as County Line.
Boston and Maine switcher awaits it's next duties while sitting in the yard in Manchester with the old depot in the background. Back then the trains would cross the busy Elm St. (runs parallel to... (more)
Cranking up to switch some privately-owned passenger cars that are in town, RPCX SW1 738, still carrying the lettering for former owner Washington Terminal, was found at St. Louis’ Union Station. ... (more)
NIRC 1, the oldest unit on Metra’s roster, sits with a couple bi-levels at Burr Oak Yard in Blue Island, IL.
Luzerne & Susquehanna SW1 #600 takes a short freight through Wilkes-Barre.
Luzerne & Susquehanna SW1 #600 takes a short freight under the CP tracks.
WWRC 8408 leads an excursion train back to Greenbank Station.
BN SW1 no. 93 prepares to lead a short local run from North La Crosse yard into downtown La Crosse to switch industries in the city. The switcher shows off an amazingly clean rendition of CB&Q's ... (more)