A Locomotive Electrician works to solve the mystery of the failing auxiliary generator on the number 1 prime mover in the historic ACL E3.
UP shop forces install a new prime mover in SP tunnel motor No. 8364.
URR 2 sits inside the shops along with it's old prime mover as the shops crews have it torn apart for a rebuild during the first ever family days at the Hall shops. The engine now wears the yellow... (more)
A rebuilt 3000-hp prime mover has just been lowered into B&LE 907 as it moves through the rebuild process at the DM&IR's shop complex. The light green primer gives the locomotive an odd glow but s... (more)
A view overlooking the BC Rail locomotive backshop in Squamish, BC. Getting some attention is an MLW RS-18, GMD electric locomotive GF6C, a former MLW RS-18 being completely rebuilt into a Caterp... (more)
Four GEVO-12 prime movers sit in the backshop at the St Luc Diesel Sop in Montreal. Photo taken with permission.
"Dipstick!" Taken with permission. The photo..not the dipstick...I left it there.
Canadian Pacific AC4400CW 9506 sits in the engine change out bay. Photo taken with permission
With the help of a hydraulic arm, diesel mechanic Cash guides Ross in positioning the new power assembly for insertion in SP 8676's prime mover.
Diesel mechanics Cash and Ross bolt a new power assembly to a crane arm so they can install it in SP SD40-2M No. 8676.
Diesel mechanics prepare to install a new power assembly in SP SD40-2M No. 8676. The old power assembly sits on the floor in front of us.
A close up view of all the wires and hoses hooked up to the prime mover of UP 8394. The locomotive is currently being modified and tested for Tier 4 emissions standards. Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: EMD SD70ACeLocation: LaGrange, Illinois, USALocomotive #: UP 8394Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April 23, 2012