The very first locomotive painted in CMQ's attractive blue and grey livery is seen here idling at South Lagrange after the crew ran short on time.
MMA's 8569 is nosing into the siding at South LaGrange to pick up 19 empty wood chip cars. Two of the Pan Am GP9s leased by MMA are part of the consist.
MMA 203 switching the chip reload center while on its way to NMJ. MMA in its early stages brought six axle units to NMJ but stopped in later years
MMA 203 with NBS 2319 in the lead getting reading to leave the reload center after dropping chips. NBS was on loan to the MMA for a couple weeks
MMA 203 with 8569 getting reading to leave the reload center after dropping chips
MMA wreck train getting ready to back up to get into position to work on rerailing the 2nd tank car
This shows the 3 cars that left the iron. Two loaded tank cars with diesel fuel and one high cube empty boxcar
The GATX white tank car was the one that the axle burned out. If you look carefully on the left underside you can see where the wheel axle road on the underside which cause sufficient friction to... (more)
MMA 203 lost 3 cars from its 20 car train at 2AM Dec 2. This pictures shows the ultimate cause. One of the axles burns completely through on a tank car. This was caused by a burned out journal 8... (more)