Working inside the heart of a magical machine. Not too often does any railroader get a chance to work fully inside an enclosed locomotive. Let alone an F unit. The covered wagons are a thing of ye... (more)
This is the engine out of ex Amtrak 302 that is being rebuilt as part of RailWorld's new F40 program to lease units to AMT. Here the power assemblies are being installed. Also notice a Go Transi... (more)
A recent addition the Minnesota Transportation Museum fleet, BNSF SDP40 (delivered as Great Northern 325) sits on the house track at the Osceola & St. Croix Valley museum operation in Osceola, WI.... (more)
In my last TTI photo, several people asked about the Rock Island engines. The TTI 246 shown here is an ex-Rock Island U28B of the same number. The smoke from the scrapping of TTI 259 was spreadi... (more)
It's January of 1986 and the Iowa Interstate is a couple of months over two years in existance. Former IC GP10 7957, stripped of it's long hood, is undergoing repowering by the shop crews. Eventua... (more)
I don't know to which engine this prime mover belongs ... and I hope that somebody will have the answer
4300HP prime mover and exhaust stack
Unusual view of an SDP40, one of several SD40's and SDP40's being stripped of internal components for rebuild. Have yet to see if they will be fully scrapped.
MRL 130 was built in 10/1957 for the Mineapolis and St Louis Rr, and MRL now takes good care of it
Putting back in place the hood covering the prime mover. This ACE has just had its alternator changed for a new one, despite being 3 years old. Huge thanks to the MRL employees who allowed me in a... (more)
SRY 152 in for a complete rebuild.
Ex Amtrak 273 has become the test unit for all rebuilt engines for the Poland Project. All engines needing to be rebuilt for the Poland Project are put into 273 and rebuilt in the unit. It saves... (more)
A pair of EMD 710 prime movers sit on the shop floor. One came from locomotive No. 2269, the other from SD70M 4988.
Inside the belly of the beast, this is what powers GMD/EMD's F59 products, the 12-710G3C prime mover, as seen here on GO 553.
An EMD 12-645 engine block awaits its installation at Burnham Shops.