"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.
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.
The Alta Cordoba He was once the largest repair workshop narrow gauge locomotives in Argentina,with a varied fleet models,from EMD ,GE and ALCOS ;currently the Belgrano railway only has traction E... (more)
Here is the prime mover of FL9 2006, originally New Haven 2026. This prime mover was the powerhouse of many trains bringing thousands of tired commuters to and from work for decades. 2006 currentl... (more)
The crankcase cover is being removed so that the gaskets can be replaced.
During a 92 day inspection, the brushes on the turbo lube pump were found to be in need of replacement. Mr. April gets cozy with the pump to make the repair.
645 brand new block ready to be assembled. G12 A623 seen behind.
Appearing not long for this world, Northern Plains Railroad 1400, a former BN GP10 that started life as a Great Northern GP7, sits at the line's shops at Lansford, ND.
Union Pacific EMD SD70ACe No. 8382 has a new prime mover carefully lowered down onto its frame at UP’s North Little Rock Downing B. Jenks Shop on May 18, 2015.