San Luis Central EMD SW8 No. 70 switches its train end of the railroad’s line at Center, Colorado, on May 25, 2007.
The name of the business says it all for this shortline: "The Spud Seller." The San Luis Central derives much of its business from the potato farms lining this agricultural branchline b... (more)
San Luis Central EMD SW8 #70 switches cars on a crystal clear January 2013 day at Monte Vista, Colorado.
SLC 70 arrives at the SLC shops with one hopper in tow from the southbound run to Monte Vista.
Alot of potato moving in this photo.
The tractor makes it grow and the SLC brings it to market. South Central Colorado might seem like an odd place for such a relationship to exist, but it plays out everyday at above 7,000 feet here ... (more)
Holding north of the interchange yard, San Luis Central SW8 No. 70 idles with outbound cars for Union Pacific in tow. After a job briefing with the Monte Vista crew on the San Luis & Rio Grande, S... (more)
The San Luis Central Railroad is a potato and agricultural chemical hauler operating between Monte Vista and Center, Colorado, a distance of 13 miles. The railroad is located in the fertile San Lu... (more)
San Luis Central SW8 working one of several agricultural industries in the farming town of Center, CO.
SLC 70 trundles across the vast San Luis Valley of southern Colorado with two potato reefers in tow.