The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago had quite a few cars ready to head out of their Stickney plant this morning, so SW1's 2 and 3 had a busy morning and afternoon ahead.... (more)
Chicago Sanitary District #2 leads a cut of empties back to the plant as it follows along the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Field of....poop. The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (Sanitary District of Chicago, for short) is the only railroad in America (and possibly the world?) that transports... (more)
The full four locomotive roster of locomotives owned by the Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (CSDX) sit outside the operation's engine house in Stickney, Illinois, on September 27, 20... (more)
Posed for the WGRF group, the Sanitary District's entire ensemble of motive power rests at the shops.
One of the Sanitary District of Chicago's veteran SW1's takes thirteen empties under the CN branch line (former C&IW) in Forest View.
The morning empties are shoved into the plant, powered by a pair of the Sanitation District of Chicago's SW1's.
Sanitary District SW1 #2 returns east with empties for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District in Stickney.
SDC #'s 2 and 1 shove a cut of empties into the loader facility preparing the outbound for later.
SDC #'s 1 and 2 take on today's duties of loading the side dump cars for the afternoon mainline run.
Clean little switcher.Note the rolled up hose on the rear platform and the "watch your step" lettering-probably good advice at this location!