Perspective! Respondek Railroad Corporation (RRC) 1239 (née-TRRA 1239, EMD SW1200, 4/1965) sits in East St. Louis, Illinois on the evening of Sunday, December 27, 2020. While the Gateway Ar... (more)
Respondek Railroad Sw-1200 #1239, originally built fin 1965 or the TRRA, switches for customers at America's Central Port.
With the Gateway Arch standing behind, Respondek power rests behind the Casino Queen in East St. Louis.
Built by EMD in April 1965 as Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis 1239, this SW1200 is now owned by Respondek Railroad Corporation. RRC 1239 was photographed in Granite City, Illinois, on ... (more)
If you can get a good unit across town and save on shipping you take it. This one came from TRRA and looks pretty good.
Respondek power rests under Route 3 in Granite City.
Respondek's power at America's Central Port sits silent with the day's work complete. Some of these units are always silent, but most of them are runners.
Locomotives: RRC 1239, CP 8166, SO... (more)
RRC prepares to back onto its train while working in Granite City.
RRC 1239 waits for it's next move.