The then-relatively-new maintenance facility provides a modern and weather-protected environment for overhaul work.
Other than the private car reporting number, there weren't many markings visible to tell me what this car is or was. I am assuming it was an IC car at one point based on the paint.
While 805 has a newer livery and missing fewer parts, it appears as though all of these unique cowled rebuilds in the photo are out of service at the time of the photo.
Old power in the background peers at brand new power in the foreground. If locomotives could think, I imagine it would be feeling skeptical and uneasy about the newcomer. Will they get along or is... (more)
The Last One? I spotted the 8510, built in 1948 for the CB&Q, in Hialeah apparently getting some wheel or truck work. Heritage Diners haven't run in service in many months, and this may have been ... (more)
Brand new Viewliner II Diner, Harrisburg, has been delivered to its now home base and awaits revenue service.
The 515 is holding down switcher duty in Hialeah. This is the running maintenance base for most of the single level long distance fleet.
Two GEs spliced by their fuel source pull a lengthy 202 out of Hialeah Yard and under Florida 934.
Unit has additional "Tri-Rail" titles on the side.