This prime mover is undergoing significant repairs
In this workshop of the Bafq locomotive maintenance centre, the RAI entirely rebuilds the prime movers of ageing GE U30C.
The prime mover in newly rebuilt Locomotive Specialist LOSX 1369 is receiving a final clean up before CSX comes and inspects the locomotive. Once it has cleared the inspection, CSX will take deli... (more)
Old prime movers show the rust and weather effects of sitting in the elements for many years, while one of the five Providence & Worchester B30-7ABs suffers the same in Waycross, Georgia.
A pair of old prime movers sit in the late afternoon sun at the west Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum facility.
15 old prime movers slowly rust in the early morning light in Waycross, Georgia. This is at the Locomotive Specialist / NRE facilities, which are located just north of the CSX Rice yard, next to ... (more)
A pair of old EMD prime movers sit in the afternoon sun at PowerRail Locomotive Services. I do not know if they came out of the old GP-9s or SD40-2s, but they have been there for a while. Note t... (more)
An employee for Locomotive Specialist cleans the inside doors on their newest rebuilt engine, number 1369. CSX would come later in the day to inspect the locomotive and take deliver in order to s... (more)
Chain rebuilding U30Cs dating from 1992-94 after 25 years of hard service in Iranian deserts
A Union Pacific mechanic drills a new hole in an locomotive engine block. Since the hole has to be precise, the drill is attached to a large guide.
The C&O Dash 7 8272 has been immaculately restored by the talented crews at CSX's Huntington Shops. All of the interior and prime mover has been repainted back to original colors.
So Clean You Could Eat Off the Floor – But We Opted Not ToWashington State Department of Transportation 1402, a Siemens SC-44 diesel-electric passenger locomotive, rolled out of the... (more)
End of the line for former N&W Alco C630 131. She and an unidentified sister are being cut up at Cycle Systems in Roanoke. The 3000 HP unit, built in 1966 and originally numbered 1131, spent her l... (more)
"ALCO": a simple acronym that rolls off the tongue. The same one that will make grown men drive hundreds of miles only to take in the sights, sounds, and even smells that exit th... (more)