EMD demonstrators are testing on Rio Grande's Craig Branch as they bring a coal train from Axial to the Drake Power Plant in Colorado Springs through the loops at Crater, CO. Scanned from a Kodach... (more)
EMDX SD70M demonstrators 7002, 7001, and 7000 along with an EMD test car drag U14415 up the hill into Manchester during a test run in May 1993, before the 70M was an everyday sight. For an update... (more)
Southbound CSX coal loads with EMDX demonstrator power at Green Mountain, NC.
Three EMD SD70M demonstrators wait for the day's test run down the Elsworth secondary.
Before I moved to Colorado I made yearly visits and I was fortunate one year to catch the EMD demo units testing on the Craig Branch. Seen here at Crater with the dynometer car.
EMD SD70M demos all prettied up for viewing by the SP Board of Directors, resulting in an order, not that SP needed some new power or anything like that! I wouldn't be so brazen about walking into... (more)
Waiting in the yard
Three demonstrator SD70Ms are undergoing testing as they lead a southbound loaded coal train through Spruce Pine, NC on the former Clinchfield RR.
Three demonstrator SD70Ms have a southbound loaded coal train in tow at Altapass, NC
Rare tanget track on Ellsworth Secondary
Three EMD SD70Ms on their test run down the Clinchfield