Western Yeoman II  Contributor's Pick!       
When I returned to England for a cousins wedding I got the chance to visit the Yeoman Quarry, quite an experience! Yeoman employed a BR Class 08 along with this American built EMD SW1001. This engine was the first EMD to be exported to England. Yeoman wanted an EMD like the SD-45. They were given an SW1001 to see if they liked EMDs, they did and ordered several Class 59s and Class 66s which are built by EMD in Canada.
Date: 6/22/2008 Location: Merehead Quarry, Somerset,  UK Country Flag Views: 770 Collection Of:   William Grimes
Locomotives: BR1 44(SW1001)    Author:  William Grimes
Western Yeoman II
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