Larrys Truck and Electric LTEX 925 (SW8), with a chopped-top cab, tends to a grain car at the Manna Pro grain elevator in Denver. This locomotive is nearly 61 years old and still going strong.
At UP Neff Yard we find an SW9 overhauled by Midwest Locomotive here in Kansas City, bound for Nucor Bar Mill Group, Jewett, TX. I *believe* this is a SW9, it has some mixed spotting features, so... (more)
Four light engines head north on former N&W rails in the close confines of downtown Bedford. The CCR's power for the day is LTEX 2372, WE 6382, WE 6381 and WE 3102.
Longhood forward LTEX 2372 leads the Cleveland Commercial Railroad local west in the early afternoon sunlight. Moments later, hotshot NS 24M would pass by on the adjacent NS mainline (out of sight... (more)
A pair of LTEX engines wait for D750 to pick them up and more than likely be scrapped.
Waitin' on a tow. En route to ICC Rail from Larry's, this former U.S. Army Baldwin rests on the PA 422 west onramp off of E. Washington St. Apparently the load was dropped on the shoulder ... (more)
Larry's is not where locomotives go to just die. There are plenty of refurbished units on the grounds in 2010. Geep 15s seem to be in vogue. Here two sit in Larry's green and orange scheme. Ta... (more)
Under the bridge at Larry's
A pair of SW1500s, LTEX 1537 and 1507, being readied for use by CEMEX, are switched at Midwest Locomotive Company in Kansas City, Missouri.
This must be the end of the line for these prime movers. There still may be a chance that they may be reincarnated into something.
A pair of SW1500s, LTEX 1507 and 1537, being readied for use by CEMEX, are switched at Midwest Locomotive Company in Kansas City, Missouri. The engine shuttling these diesels is Railroad: Larrys Truck & Electric (LTEX)Locomotive: EMD SW1500Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USALocomotive #: LTEX 1507Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: September 17, 2010
Two engines from the Wheeling assist LTEX 1420 and 1185 as the CCR's Glenwillow-Cleveland turn makes its northbound trek up former N&W rails.
The Bloomer started their day at Colfax with 3 units and 29 loads of grain for the ethanol plant at Gibson City, IL. Here the crew is a few miles from Risk where they will meet another job and han... (more)