Chain rebuilding U30Cs dating from 1992-94 after 25 years of hard service in Iranian deserts
A Union Pacific mechanic drills a new hole in an locomotive engine block. Since the hole has to be precise, the drill is attached to a large guide.
The C&O Dash 7 8272 has been immaculately restored by the talented crews at CSX's Huntington Shops. All of the interior and prime mover has been repainted back to original colors.
So Clean You Could Eat Off the Floor – But We Opted Not ToWashington State Department of Transportation 1402, a Siemens SC-44 diesel-electric passenger locomotive, rolled out of the... (more)
End of the line for former N&W Alco C630 131. She and an unidentified sister are being cut up at Cycle Systems in Roanoke. The 3000 HP unit, built in 1966 and originally numbered 1131, spent her l... (more)
"ALCO": a simple acronym that rolls off the tongue. The same one that will make grown men drive hundreds of miles only to take in the sights, sounds, and even smells that exit th... (more)
A quintet of EMD 567 V-16 diesel engines all fit nicely on a 50 ft. CNW flat car, pictured at the Oelwein, Iowa diesel shops, once the heart of the Chicago Great Western Railroad. During this peri... (more)
Alligator No. 9841 is in the midst of getting some major work done at the shops.
Under the watchful eyes of shop employees, an EMD 16 710G3C prime mover is carefully lowered onto the frame of Union Pacific SD70ACe No. 8382 on May 18, 2015, at UP’s Downing B. Jenks Shop in Nort... (more)
1500hp prime mover of this BLH, built in Edistone, PA. This is an export Road Freight imported to our country Between 1953 and 1954 and numbered #5001 to #5051. There were assigned to Ferrocarril ... (more)
1953 shark nose export model engine room.
A very worn out original SD40-2 3202 waits to be completely rebuilt into a brand new SD40N at the Jenks shops.
The scrapping of a classic. A scrapper torches the primer mover from an ALCO/MLW unit that met its fate just prior to this former Amtrak FL9... You're next, buddy.