Locomotive #1010 is actually a slug; it has no engine of its own, only traction motors, and must get its power from another locomotive. It was originally built by EMD in 1950 as Louisville & Nashville #2247, a 1,000-horsepower SW7. It was rebuilt by General Electric in June 1979 as Southern Pacific SL-4B Slug #1010.
Union Pacific retired #1010 in 2000. Dick Samuels purchased it for use on the Molalla branch, but it was never used and was kept stored along SE McBrod Avenue near the Milwaukie shops.
In late 2007, #1010 was sold to Archer Daniels Midland for use at a grain elevator in Kansas.
Locomotive #1810 & Slug #1010 were painted in ADM's colors by OPR's shop forces.
Here is SFGX #1010 outside the Milwaukie Shops on February 16, 2008.
L&N SW7 #2247 in May 1968 (Fallen Flag Railroad Photos)
L&N SW7 #2247, Birmingham, AL, 4/73 (Fallen Flag Railroad Photos)
SP #1010 at GE in Minneapolis, MN 6/79 (rrpicturearchives.net)
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