Scrap Corporation of America

photo by: John C. Benson
Chicago, IL - Nov. 17 1990

c/n 75429, b/d 10/1951

- built for LS&BC as #8
- to Chrome Crankshaft in 1981
- to Scrap Corporation of America, Chicago
photo by: John C. Benson
Blue Island, IL - May 4, 1986

"LS&BC 8 sat at Blue Island, IL on the CRL after the LS&BC shut down the Central IL line, and then I saw it being moved by Chicago Rail Link SW1500's to the SCA Yard at Lake Calumet. From there I thought it might become scrap but apparently they breathed new life into the old girl, and used it until they got the SW8 (MM2) from Amtrak and the 8 disappeared...probably cut up in the very yard she had switched."
- John Eagan

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