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Two Switchers, Two Color Schemes

SOO MP15AC #462 and SW1500 #1400
Exterior, side view of Soo Line diesel switching locomotives #462 and #1400 at Bensenville, Illinois on November 14, 1987. #1400, an EMD SW1500, wears the Soo’s red and white colors, while #462, the EMD MP15AC in the background, is still displaying the orange and black of its former owner, the Milwaukee Road. The Soo Line acquired Milwaukee Road’s Midwestern lines in 1985.
Alternate Title Soo Line Diesel Switching Locomotives #462 and #1400 (editor’s title)
Source Richard Neumiller, Peoria, Illinois
Coverage Spatial, Bensenville, Illinois; Temporal, November 14, 1987
Rights Richard Neumiller
Date Created 1987-11-14
Resource Type
Extent 35mm
Depicted Railroad
Location Bensenville, Illinois
Equipment, Locomotive MP15AC #462 and SW1500 #1400
Builder, locomotive Electro-Motive Division, General Motors Corporation
Creator Description Richard Neumiller, a native of Peoria, Illinois, took his first railroad slides at the Chicago Railroad Fair in 1950. His photographic activity increased while at Knox College in Galesburg, where he graduated in 1953. He served on the Peoria city council from 1973 to 1984, and as mayor of Peoria in 1984-85. He retired from the Central Illinois Light Co. in 1996, but remains active as a photographer.
Collection Richard Neumiller Collection
Image ID soo362
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