Emerging from the forest on the former EJ&E Romeoville Branch (also known as "The Bug Line"), Hanson Material Service's SW900 leads three loads into the plant to be unloaded at the custo... (more)
On a very hot and humid morning, Hanson Material Service’s SW900 brings cars dropped off by CN back into the plant on the former EJ&E Romeoville Branch.
Nearing its destination, #49-5601 leads two cars out of the forest. My dad James (1951-2015) worked at Material Service for 30 years and spent a lot of time on and around this unit, back when it w... (more)
After picking up a delivery of two cars from the CN, MSC 49-5601 heads for the plant to make its own delivery. Built in 1954, the classic SW900 was looking good on this sunny morning.
Making its first pick-up this year, Hanson Material Service's SW900 begins the trek back to the plant in Romeoville on a nice, Spring morning. The former EJ&E Romeoville Branch is known as the &qu... (more)
Hanson Material Service brings 4 empties out of the Lockport plant with their SW900 in charge. My father, the late James Hart, worked for Material Service in Lockport during the 70's and 80's, and... (more)
MSC 49-5601 sits idle, permanently out of service?