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The bowels of diesel locomotives
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 193948

With the RI nearing the end and having touble keeping power on the road, a lone mechanic works on a U28B in a line of GEs and EMDs inside Rock Island's main repair facility.

Railroad: Rock Island Railroad
Locomotive: GE U33B
Location: Silvis, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 08, 1978


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By: Paul Strang

Added: Jul 17, 2007

Views: 6,970
Comments: 1

Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 192107

At the heart of the matter. The 3800 hp EMD 16-710G.

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD60F
Location: Richmond, California, USA
Locomotive #: CN 5556
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 30, 2007


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By: Ian Jancoski

Added: Jul 02, 2007

Views: 7,360
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Photo ID: 189615

Ex KCS unit now PCRC is being rebuilt at Derby. It is having the engine remove and totally rebuilt along with the floors inside the cab. There are several safety stencils that say caution the fl... (more)

Railroad: Panama Canal Railway Company
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Derby, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: PCRC 663
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 2007


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By: Rod Bushway

Added: Jun 08, 2007

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Photo ID: 172841

Ex Amtrak 228 is the next unit that is scraficed for the Poland Project. The motor has just been removed and ready to go to the engine house to be rebuilt.

Railroad: Montreal, Maine & Atlantic
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Derby, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: MMA 228
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 21, 2007


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By: Rod Bushway

Added: Jan 25, 2007

Views: 5,138
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Photo ID: 155247

Scrappers have torn into 4615. Doesn't take long to cut a locomotive down to fit into a scrap trailer.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Huntington, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 4615
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 15, 2006


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By: Brian Gessel

Added: Aug 16, 2006

Views: 7,904
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Photo ID: 151714

Amtrak 273's shell was chosen to be used to put rebuilt Amtrak engines in it to be tested before shipping to Poland.Notice the number 325 on the engine being installed in 273. This came out of Amt... (more)

Railroad: Montreal, Maine & Atlantic
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Derby, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: MMA 273
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 14, 2006


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By: Rod Bushway

Added: Jul 18, 2006

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Photo ID: 145764

Changing out cylinder head. Gives a whole new meaning to "shade tree" mechanic, especially with the temperature in the thirties!

Railroad: Georgia Northeastern
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Tate, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: GNRR 6576
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 06, 1988


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: May 30, 2006

Views: 5,948
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Photo ID: 145660

GB&W C-424s rest between assignments in the "400" stalls at Norwood Roundhouse

Railroad: Green Bay & Western
Locomotive: Alco C424
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 19, 1993


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By: Andrew Nelson

Added: May 29, 2006

Views: 2,706
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Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 144518

Railroad: MRS Logistica
Locomotive: EMD SD38M
Location: Cruzeiro, Brazil
Locomotive #: 5125-1
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 14, 2006


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By: Felipe Sanches

Added: May 16, 2006

Views: 4,083
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Photo ID: 135244

645E3B engine c/o after gear drivetrain failure.

Railroad: BHP Billiton Iron Ore
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Port Hedland, Australia
Locomotive #: BHP 3089
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 18, 2005


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By: btidd

Added: Mar 01, 2006

Views: 7,430
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Photo ID: 128406

Alternator Cab removal to allow the for Engine and alternator assembly to be removed.

Railroad: BHP Billiton Iron Ore
Locomotive: GE/Goninan built CM40-8
Location: Port Hedland, Australia
Locomotive #: BHP 5631
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 19, 2005


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By: btidd

Added: Dec 20, 2005

Views: 4,706
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Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 126715

7HDL engine c/o after a crank shaft main bearing failure. Failed engine on the left new engine on the right.

Railroad: BHP Billiton Iron Ore
Locomotive: GE AC6000CW
Location: Port Hedland, Australia
Locomotive #: 6077
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 14, 2005


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By: btidd

Added: Nov 28, 2005

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Photo ID: 125298

Railroad: BHP Billiton Iron Ore
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Port Hedland., Australia
Locomotive #: 3089
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 17, 2005


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By: btidd

Added: Nov 14, 2005

Views: 3,906
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Favorited: 3
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Photo ID: 125295

7HDL engine change.

Railroad: BHP Billiton Iron Ore
Locomotive: GE AC6000CW
Location: Port Hedland., Australia
Locomotive #: 6077
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 13, 2005


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By: btidd

Added: Nov 14, 2005

Views: 11,926
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Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 113639

In the belly of the beast, the view of the prime mover in one of Metra's newest motors. The engineer's seat is visible through the door ahead.

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: MPI MP36PH-3S
Location: Aurora, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: METX 403
Train ID: Suburban
Photo Date: July 05, 2005


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By: RailBaron

Added: Jul 26, 2005

Views: 5,845
Comments: 0

Favorited: 2
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