MMA 8592 is painted decaled and clear coated. It now needs traction motors and should be ready to go by early next week.
The Sierra Hotel passenger car is being stored at Derby for the time being.
MMA 8563 is gone for ever. It is being used for parts for other locomotives
MMA's exAmtrak 273 is too big to fit in the machine shop while having a test engine installed as part of the Poland program
All painted waiting for the decals. Hopefully will be done next week.
End of line for 458 while gettind a new generator installed
8592 has the yellow on and is now waiting for the maroon
MMA 8560 waiting to go into the Shop at Derby
An odd couple. MMA 5016 with ex Ironroad 515 after MMA took over on January 2003
Amtrak 273's shell was chosen to be used to put rebuilt Amtrak engines in it to be tested before shipping to Poland.Notice the number 325 on the engine being installed in 273. This came out of Amt... (more)
Of all the GEs that MMA purchased this is the only one that had a metal builders plate. All other had the paper sticker
After MMA purchased the bankrupt Ironroad in early January the Derby Yard became the place to store several of Ironroads leased locomotives. This line has CDAC 516, QSR 509,501,502 ex SP units
8592 is another step closer to being painted in MMA new paint scheme since it now has the battleship gray primer on it
VB 4 finished and waiting for Service. Notice it is different then the other 3 VB's. It has a solar panel on the roof and yellow dash lines at the bottom instead of white
Back view of the sandblasted 8592