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Owner: Amtrak
Model:EMD SW1500Built As:PC 9563 (SW1500)
Serial Number:73622-4Order No:73622
Frame Number:73622-4Built:9/1973
Notes:CSX1084, CR9563
Other locos with this serial:  AMTK 540(SW1500) CR 9563(SW1500) PC 9563(SW1500)
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AMTK 540 at Ivy City Diesel
Title:  AMTK 540 at Ivy City Diesel
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/30/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 9:12:00 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  John J. Poshepny
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  403   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/30/2005  Upload Date: 1/15/2006 11:21:34 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  John J. Poshepny
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500) MARC 54(GP40WH-2)
Views:  737   Comments: 0
Amtrak switcher at Lorton
Title:  Amtrak switcher at Lorton
Description:  1:32 p.m.
Photo Date:  5/16/2006  Upload Date: 5/3/2015 8:02:45 AM
Location:  Lorton, VA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
Amtrak Switcher
Title:  Amtrak Switcher
Description:  Amtrak's SW1500 moves some surplus Autoracks out on to the departing track to deadhead back to Sanford. The bottle of glass cleaner hanging from the grab iron is interesting.
Photo Date:  6/3/2006  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 8:14:39 PM
Location:  Lorton, VA
Author:  Rob Furney Jr
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  626   Comments: 0
Patiently waiting
Title:  Patiently waiting
Description:  540 and crew wait patiently as another announcement comes in that Auto Train is now 2 hours late.
Photo Date:  6/3/2006  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 8:20:10 PM
Location:  Lorton, VA
Author:  Rob Furney Jr
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  926   Comments: 0
Amtrak 540
Title:  Amtrak 540
Description:  The Brakeman waits for 540 to drop the autoracks and pull forward again so he can throw the switch for the next set of cars.
Photo Date:  6/3/2006  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 9:03:57 PM
Location:  Lorton, VA
Author:  Rob Furney Jr
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
Amtrak 540
Title:  Amtrak 540
Description:  The 540 heads off for more cars.
Photo Date:  6/3/2006  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 9:05:02 PM
Location:  Lorton, VA
Author:  Rob Furney Jr
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  498   Comments: 0
Amtrak 540
Title:  Amtrak 540
Description:  540 backs the last set of autoracks in to the loading dock.
Photo Date:  6/3/2006  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 9:06:26 PM
Location:  Lorton, VA
Author:  Rob Furney Jr
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
Resting
Title:  Resting
Description:  Her job done, Amtrak 540 shuts down for the afternoon. Meanwhile, 19 and 15 head down to the service bays.
Photo Date:  6/3/2006  Upload Date: 1/13/2008 9:08:03 PM
Location:  Lorton, VA
Author:  Rob Furney Jr
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500) AMTK 15(P42DC)
Views:  534   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/27/2007  Upload Date: 8/29/2007 7:59:12 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  547   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/23/2008  Upload Date: 7/31/2008 4:32:07 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  426   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/23/2008  Upload Date: 7/31/2008 4:33:06 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
AMTK 540 switching cars around at the Union Station
Title:  AMTK 540 switching cars around at the Union Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/31/2008  Upload Date: 11/22/2008 11:52:44 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Kerry Klarr
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  265   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/19/2009  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 6:19:58 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  443   Comments: 0
AMTK 793 and 540
Title:  AMTK 793 and 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/16/2009  Upload Date: 6/17/2009 7:18:35 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 793(SW1000R) AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/26/2009  Upload Date: 8/29/2009 11:14:20 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/4/2009  Upload Date: 1/13/2013 9:38:04 AM
Location:  Washington Union Station, DC
Author:  Dick Leonhardt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/10/2009  Upload Date: 9/18/2009 9:21:10 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/10/2009  Upload Date: 9/18/2009 9:22:26 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/27/2010  Upload Date: 1/27/2010 11:21:46 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description:  shoving Superliners for train 51 Cardinal to waiting P42DC
Photo Date:  1/27/2010  Upload Date: 1/27/2010 11:22:01 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  369   Comments: 0
AMTK 538 and 540
Title:  AMTK 538 and 540
Description:  Union Station
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 7:54:41 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 538(MP15DC) AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  538   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description:  Union Station
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 10:38:15 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description:  Union Station
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 10:38:36 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description:  moving to pick up two Varnish from train 79 Carolinian
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 10:38:52 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
AMTK 195
Title:  AMTK 195
Description:  train 20 Crescent arrived at Union Station
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 10:39:21 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 195(P42DC) AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
AMTK 798
Title:  AMTK 798
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/8/2010  Upload Date: 5/9/2010 6:54:37 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Zachary DeVore
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 798(SW1000R) AMTK 540(SW1500) AMTK 793(SW1000R) MARC 63(GP40WH-2)
Views:  353   Comments: 0
AMTK 540 and 792
Title:  AMTK 540 and 792
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2011  Upload Date: 4/9/2011 10:04:35 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500) AMTK 792(SW1000R)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
AMTK 792 and 540
Title:  AMTK 792 and 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/9/2011  Upload Date: 4/9/2011 10:04:51 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500) AMTK 792(SW1000R)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/6/2011  Upload Date: 5/7/2011 2:49:47 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Simon Skymba
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500) AMTK 799(SW1000R)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
Amtrak Switcher
Title:  Amtrak Switcher
Description:  Amtrak switcher at Washington Union Station
Photo Date:  5/7/2011  Upload Date: 3/29/2012 12:39:27 AM
Location:  New York Ave-Florida Ave, DC
Author:  David Lung
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  591   Comments: 0
Amtrak at WUS
Title:  Amtrak at WUS
Description:  Amtrak equipment movements at Washington Union Station lead tracks
Photo Date:  5/7/2011  Upload Date: 4/3/2012 11:27:34 PM
Location:  New York Ave-Florida Ave, DC
Author:  David Lung
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
MARC 69 and AMTK 540
Title:  MARC 69 and AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/7/2011  Upload Date: 5/10/2011 9:21:40 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MARC 69(GP40WH-2) AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description:  AMTK 540 as seen from a dome car
Photo Date:  5/7/2011  Upload Date: 5/10/2011 9:21:49 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/7/2011  Upload Date: 5/10/2011 10:50:55 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Billy Stone
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
SW1500 AMTK 540
Title:  SW1500 AMTK 540
Description:  delivering MARC coaches from Ivy City to Union Station
Photo Date:  7/20/2011  Upload Date: 7/21/2011 6:26:45 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
MARC 10
Title:  MARC 10
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/20/2011  Upload Date: 7/21/2011 8:24:02 AM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Bob Vogel
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500) MARC 10(MP36PH-3C)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description:  Amtrak SW1500 540 switches in Chicago.
Photo Date:  10/1/2011  Upload Date: 10/17/2011 11:10:45 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Robby Gragg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  344   Comments: 0
AMTK 500 & AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 500 & AMTK 540
Description:  Taken off the Amtrak Excursion train
Photo Date:  5/12/2012  Upload Date: 5/13/2012 7:31:39 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  James Turman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 500(B32-8WH) AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  290   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description:  Taken off the Amtrak Excursion train
Photo Date:  5/12/2012  Upload Date: 5/13/2012 7:31:45 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  James Turman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
AMTK 519
Title:  AMTK 519
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/21/2012  Upload Date: 8/21/2012 8:46:00 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Steven McKay
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 519(B32-8WH) AMTK 540(SW1500) GMTX 501(SW1200)
Views:  187   Comments: 1
AMTK 518
Title:  AMTK 518
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/28/2012  Upload Date: 9/11/2012 4:46:08 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 518(B32-8WH) AMTK 519(B32-8WH) AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/28/2012  Upload Date: 9/11/2012 4:50:58 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/30/2013  Upload Date: 7/24/2013 6:02:31 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
AMTK 517
Title:  AMTK 517
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2013  Upload Date: 7/30/2013 10:05:39 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 517(B32-8WH) AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
AMTK 540
Title:  AMTK 540
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2013  Upload Date: 7/30/2013 10:07:21 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500) AMTK 790(SW1000R)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
Road and yard power awaits the call to duty
Title:  Road and yard power awaits the call to duty
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/27/2013  Upload Date: 12/17/2013 9:55:58 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jon Hall
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 592(MP14B) AMTK 90221(NPCU) AMTK 540(SW1500) AMTK 11(P42DC) AMTK 146(P42DC) AMTK 593(MP14B) AMTK 66(P42DC)
Views:  375   Comments: 1
AMTK 540 & 146 sit among other units
Title:  AMTK 540 & 146 sit among other units
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/27/2013  Upload Date: 12/17/2013 9:56:20 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jon Hall
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500) AMTK 146(P42DC)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
Amtrak 540
Title:  Amtrak 540
Description:  Flank view of Amtrak 540 as seen from the REA building at Washington Terminal.
Photo Date:  9/11/2014  Upload Date: 9/20/2014 9:00:18 AM
Location:  Ivy City, DC
Author:  George L. Pitz
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
Thatll Show em, 1 of 3
Title:  Thatll Show em, 1 of 3
Description:  One of Amtraks yard switchers starts off on a mission. I didnt realize it, but - as I later figured out from my photos - the driver had taken notice of me perched up on the Union Station garage...
Photo Date:  6/15/2015  Upload Date: 11/17/2015 11:59:58 PM
Location:  Washington D.C., DC
Author:  Robert Powers
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 540(SW1500) AMTK 599(3GS21B) AMTK 569(SW1001)
Views:  334   Comments: 1


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