A team of shop workers prepares to install new EMD power assemblies in an SD45.
PRIME MOVER: the GEVO engine complete with turbo & all...
The GE engine has been removed from the truck and is now being transfered to a special car for holding motors which was made at the Derby Shops.
A twenty year old veteran is turned before being moved back into the shop to continue her repairs.
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.
At the heart of the matter. The 3800 hp EMD 16-710G.
Showing heavy damage, a month after a yard mishap.
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)
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.
Scrappers have torn into 4615. Doesn't take long to cut a locomotive down to fit into a scrap trailer.
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)
Changing out cylinder head. Gives a whole new meaning to "shade tree" mechanic, especially with the temperature in the thirties!
GB&W C-424s rest between assignments in the "400" stalls at Norwood Roundhouse
645E3B engine c/o after gear drivetrain failure.