15 old prime movers slowly rust in the early morning light in Waycross, Georgia. This is at the Locomotive Specialist / NRE facilities, which are located just north of the CSX Rice yard, next to ... (more)
Old traction motors and new wheel sets are stored at the PowerRail Locomotive Services facility, where they will eventually be refurbished for use on future locomotives. The crane in the backgroun... (more)
A pair of old EMD prime movers sit in the afternoon sun at PowerRail Locomotive Services. I do not know if they came out of the old GP-9s or SD40-2s, but they have been there for a while. Note t... (more)
The GP-9 cab shells of GOMX 6025 and a Chessie sit in the storage area at PowerRail Locomotive Services. The 6025 was once owned by the Hampton & Branchville, which applied the orange color paint ... (more)
The sun has just began to rise as former Illinois Central 1439 sits with two P&W B30-7AB locomotives at the Locomotives Specialist facility, which is north of the CSX Rice yard. Note the two buck... (more)
Not much remains of former NW and Chessie GP-9 locomotives at the PowerRail Locomotive facility. The frames on these locomotives are being refurbished before they are shipped to Knoxville Locomoti... (more)
An employee for Locomotive Specialist cleans the inside doors on their newest rebuilt engine, number 1369. CSX would come later in the day to inspect the locomotive and take deliver in order to s... (more)
NS 2395 sits outside the shop while Locomotive Specialist number 1369 is readied for a final coat of varnish and decal work. Once the final work and inspection is done on the 1369, the NS 2395 wi... (more)
Conrail 7136 and CSX 7001 bask in the Georgia morning sun at the Locomotive Specialist / NRE facility, which is north of the CSX Rice yard and next to the CSX main lines. Photo taken with permissi... (more)
Former Union Pacific 1361 and "road slug" CSX 2215 bask in the Georgia morning sun at the Locomotive Specialist / NRE facility, which is north of the CSX Rice yard and next to the CSX ma... (more)
No matter if it is carrying a large load or waiting in the yard for its next assignment, this is on massive and impressive rail car.
Looking at the backend of Conrail 7136, it is unfortunate that it, along with the windshield of CSX 7001, has taken a beating. Taken with permission.
CSX 4697 and CSX 4688 wait for a clear signal to proceed south through the diamond at Plant City. CSX 4697 is the former EMD 7022, and CSX 4688 is the "Spirit of Tampa". In the distanc... (more)
Oops, the derailment just north of Highway 138 in Cajon Pass. Heavy rains cause track damage in the area, requiring work crews to repair the track. As crews were working in the early morning hours... (more)
The long, snoot nose of SP 8314 is easily seen as it sits in the Taylor Yard diesel service area.