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.
A new GEVO prime mover and it's alternator sit waiting to be installed in 501.
Utah Railway RSD-4 No. 303 has a newly rebuilt Alco 244 V-12 prime mover installed at Martin Yard on July 25, 1977. Unfortunately, the 244 engine tarnished Alco's reputation as it had reliability ... (more)
Heart of an EMD GP7! On a cold night, the sixteen-cylinder diesel engine of 1500 HP (Model EMD 567B) shines in the old ex-B&M 470 EMD GP7R.
Newly painted Norfolk Southern SD60E engine 6522 sits on track 25 at Juniata Locomotive Shops (JBS). With two former CONRAIL QUALITY SD80MAC'S in the background.
On a cold night, the 4-cycle engine of 1000 HP (Model 251D 6L) shines in the old ex-CP MLW RS-23. Thanks to Martin L. to let be this possible.
An FA-1 and a 645. At left is CN 9400, MLW's first FA-1 and the first cab unit built in Canada. At right is a cutaway of a GMD-built 645 diesel engine donated by CP to Exporail. It had been... (more)
Inside the belly of the beast.
The temperature is in the mid 80's as two UP mechanics do some light maintenance on UP 5896. Pretty soon the snow will start to fly and this type of maintenance will have to be done indoors.