Number 1204 (SW-1) at Anchorage, 7/31/71. This
EMD switcher (builder #2012) was built in 1942 for the U.S. Army, #7002.
The Alaska Railroad acquired it in 1947, rebuilt it in 1965 and scrapped it
in 1973. These were the last pure switchers until the arrival of the
Photograph courtesy of Jonathan Fischer