Locomotive #1810, "Eileen Samuels," was built by EMD in August 1951 as U.S. Army #1821, a 1500 horsepower GP7.
This unit was originally built with switcher trucks.
It went to the Alaska Railroad in about 1960, where it was equipped with AAR trucks from a retired Alco RS1 and given a low short hood, becoming a GP7L.
It was rebuilt again in 1976, becoming GP7u #1810.
It was retired in 1986 and ended up in a scrap yard in Klamath Falls, Oregon with sister #1804.
#1810 and #1804 were purchased by the McCloud River Railroad in 1988 and were sold to Nevada Industrial Switch by 1993.
They were used in the filming of Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, starring Steven Seagal.
Dick Samuels purchased #1810 in 1999, while #1804 was sold to Pacific Harbor Lines in Los Angeles.
When acquired, #1810 was still painted for its movie role.
#1810 stayed on the East Portland Branch, often stored at the Milwaukie shops or at Sellwood.
In late 2007, #1810 was sold to Archer Daniels Midland with slug #1010 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 #1810 outside the Milwaukie Shops on February 16, 2008.
Picture of #1810 as Alaska #1821 in 1971 (alaskarails.org)
Picture of #1810 in service in Alaska in 1984 (alaskarails.org)
Pictures of #1810 in Klamath Falls, OR in 1988 and in McCloud, CA in 1991 (McCloud Rails)
Pictures of #1810 shortly after arriving in Milwaukie (scroll down) (alaskarails.org)
Below are pictures of #1810 as seen in Under Siege 2: Dark Territory:
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