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
Ridgeley, WV 5/18/2008 - After years of weather had faded its Chessie System paint, Western Maryland GP-9 6400 was preparing to be backdated--taken back to her original black and gold Western Mary... (more)
A GE 7FDL 16 cylinder diesel locomotive engine sits outside of BNSF's Alliance, Nebraska locomotive shops.
DF1318 is seen in the heavy repair shop at Insein works Myanmar, This loco should be in here for one month on a M8 major overhaul.
ALCo prime mover 251D 1300Hp being repaired after crankshaft failure. Taken with permission.
ALCo prime mover 251C being repaired after crankshaft failure. Taken with permission.
The General Electric GE-7FDL prime mover off wrecked AC4400 #9630 sits outside the diesel shop
Kalka is the main workshops for the 2 feet 6 inch gauge line to Shimla. Here, the engine from ZDM3 No 195 is given attention.
A mechanic has his tools laid out on white paper so it's easier to find. He also has a piece of railing removed for ease of access. This mechanical work is being done at the Conway diesel shops.
This must be the end of the line for these prime movers. There still may be a chance that they may be reincarnated into something.
A SD59M-2 behind the EMD plant, which is a rebuilt SD60. The rebuilds have been given the model designation SD59MX on the UP.
Want to have some fun, get your head into the game? Try changing a out a piston on an Alco 251-12. Again we need to thank the guys out here sweatin' and cussin' and doing the dirty tedious work ... (more)