When the British Petroleum (BP Products North America) refinery in Carson was sold to Tesoro Petroleum, their SW1200 switcher, BPOX 458, became Tesoro 001. Built by EMD in February 1959 as Colora... (more)
TXNR 106 with a small train between Cactus and Sunray, TX.
Lead engine on a train resting over a weekend at the ADM plant in Kershaw, South Carolina in 2013.
L&C SW1200 94 was built for the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1957 as PRR 7917, then became a Penn... (more)
BN 205 sports a fresh coat of paint at Auburn Yard, Auburn, WA. The SW1200 was built as NP 146 in February 1957, and would survive the BNSF merger becoming BNSF 3540.
Cube On The Cuyahoga. The Flats Industrial Railroad is a Class III railroad in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio. The line went through a long history of Class I operation with railroads, with s... (more)
St. Maries River Railroad's "Plummer Turn" heads for the UP interchange at Plummer, ID seen here crossing the Benewah Lake Trestle.
The Frostproof Turn runs from Lake Wales down to the namesake burg 2-3 times a week with several customers in town. Most notably Lowes. Both motors seen here are now off the roster, #94 was sold... (more)
Lehigh Valley Management recently scrapped most of the Bethlehem Steel era switchers that were stored in their yard for over 20 years. A 1957 built SW1200 and 1951 built SW9 appear to be all that'... (more)
A pair of USSX switchers and a Gary Ry slug look to be OOS at the Nipsco Yard in the USS Gary Works complex.
USSX 9652 at the USS Gary Works.
MVPX SW1200 #1201 is seen working North Star Blue Scope Steel in Delta, OH.
I previously posted a roster shot of this former MP unit switching the paper mill and I found another putting more context to the scene. I like those classy classification lights.
In transit on the SP. Previously owned by Phelps-Dodge. Note the dynamic brakes.
Originally P&PU, rebuilt by Peoria Locomotive Works and sold through dealer Coastline Rail Services. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
This unit was a regular there and today is doing the regular shuffle of cars.