The Engineer tops off his bean juice before another long night. Staged photo shot through a replicated brake gauge made of laser etched acrylic with laser cut needles. See more at vidivides.com
The crankcase cover is being removed so that the gaskets can be replaced.
During a 92 day inspection, the brushes on the turbo lube pump were found to be in need of replacement. Mr. April gets cozy with the pump to make the repair.
During the 92 Day Inspection, one of ACWR's Locomotive Specialists, Rob Dickson (AKA Mr. April), inspects the batteries for proper fluid levels.
During the 92 Day Inspection, leaking from the crank case cover was found. One of ACWR's Locomotive Specialists, Rob Dickson (AKA Mr. April), preps the cover for a new gasket.
Another very lengthy double stacker in excess of 10,000' passes my location on its way to Southern California
This is a eastbound priority intermodal train, terminating in Denver Colorado.
Pulling only 30 cars, this is the hottest train on the former LA&SL line.
This is a eastbound train with empty TOFC cars
Passing an older tunnel on the former LA&SL, this rather drab looking train is on its way back to Chicago, Illinois to deliver empty TOFC cars.
This is a westbound stacktrain rounding the mountain at Sloan, is powered by four brand new GE units, 2 on the point and 2 as DPU's.
This is a eastbound stacktrain rounding the mountain at Sloan
An eastbound UP coal load stretches out across the Iowa landscape having left the Missouri Valley area on its way towards Boone.
For this eastbound manifest, crew change is about 30 minutes away at MP 333, at the Vegas Depot
Westbound coal train along the former Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR, now the UP.