The one-of-a-kind gas turbine rests at IRM.
CHEYENNE WY Oct-Nov 1971 -- My first real trip taking pictures of trains included a visit to my sister in Cheyenne. I was using an Argus rangefinder and handheld light meter both of which I had re... (more)
UP "Big Blow" Gas Turbine 18 sits on display at the Illinois Railway Museum, two of these engines still survive, one in Ogden, UT and this one in Union, IL
It's quite the lineup at the west wye. UP 18, one of two surviving GTEL 8500 gas turbine electric locos and UP DDA40X 6936, the largest operational diesel-electric loco in the world, take in the s... (more)
One of the two surviving GTEL 8500 gas-turbine electric locomotives, UP 18.
UP X-18 One of Two Surviving GE Gas Turbines. Produced 10,000 Horsepower, Weighs 839,000 lbs
One of the two surviving GTEL 8500 gas-turbine electric locomotives, UP 18, stands tall in Union. Silent and cold, the odds of it ever running again are about a million to one. Its days of blastin... (more)