The life of a GE centercab comes to an end at RTEX's Monroe rebuild shop while a former Conrail geep waits for a new lease on life. Another former CR geep has already recieved its renewal in the b... (more)
The Great Walton local returns from Monroe, crosses Alcovey Mt. Rd. and proceeds south to Social Circle.
Life and death at the rebuild shop A tagged and worn SP tunnel motor rusts away, slowly giving away its parts to other 645 powered units with a better fate ahead. Far more optimistically i... (more)
One last move before heading to Social Circle. RTEX has another switcher ready for shipment so the Great Walton crew used the two Covington Branch units to pull the unit out of the plant and then ... (more)
David and Goliath
In a unlikely meet, the last unpatched Tunnel motor to be retired from the UP roster rests alongside a small GE 23 ton critter (TINX Y2572) along with a L&C SW1500 and a... (more)
RTEX SW8 227 has been made ready for shipment to a customer in Maryland and is being picked up by a Great Walton crew who will interchange the unit to CSX in Social Circle, Ga. Photo taken with pe... (more)
A little white GE 35 tonner sits at the back of the deadline at the RTEX repair shop, sharing a track with a CN SW1200RS and a L&C SW1500.
If anyone has more info on the engine i would be greatly... (more)
Former Agrifos (Nichols, FL)...Ex-Mobil Oil unit, now stenciled for RTEX. Photo taken with permission.
Originally built as SOU 2066, re# to 8241 & wrecked 21Oct72. Continued as #0000, used as instructional unit for training mechanical pers first in Birmingham, AL then McDonough, GA. Donated to SERM... (more)
This retired Conrail GP35 looks amazingly good for its age. Rebuilt by Juniata in the early 90's for OLS demonstratons, the unit no longer has a prime mover. Note some minor damage to the front s... (more)
RailRhodes is in the process of rebuilding this former CP Rail unit. Canon 20D 16-35mm at 16mm in the confines of the shop. Photo taken with permission.
Spotted on the Great Walton Rail, still in Conrail colors with a CSX patch. Also marked on the hood is "Elkhart".
GWRR GP9 6525 still in Chessie System ( B&O ) paint along with the rest of their units are sitting at Monroe, Ga. awaiting their next assignment