Finally, a sunny winter's day with the Sanitary District of Chicago SW1's. When the MP15DC (#4) started doing all the work in 2016, the SW1's slumbered away in the shops. Many wondered when they w... (more)
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)
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.
A pair of vintage SW1s lead the eastbound Chicago Sanitation District train through Lyons.
A pair of veteran SW1's head east through Lyons, bringing empties to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation in Stickney. Usually running with one unit, it was a nice to see them today with a larger tr... (more)
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.