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Amtrak EMD SW1000R #795
Los Angeles, CA
November 12th, 2014
Coach Yard Photo
Switcher Gray
General Motors Electro-Motive Division
November 1954
Chicago, St. Paul, Milwaukee &
Pacific (The Milwaukee Road)
SOO 1212
MILW 2086
MILW 2056
Digital Photo

Canon EOS 60D

Tamron (Canon) 17-50mm
f2.8 Zoom Lens

f5.0 @ 1/320th sec
ISO 500


Built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division in November 1954 as an SW1200 for the Chicago, St. Paul, Milwaukee & Pacific Railroad (The Milwaukee Road) and numbered 2056. Later renumbered 2086 under Milwaukee Road ownership. Later owned by the Soo Line Railroad and numbered 1212. It was rebuilt with a 645E Prime Mover and is now known as an SW1000R. Amtrak acquired it from the Soo Line and numbered it 795. Historical information about this locomotive provided by