Tucked away deep in Metro East Industries facility, where locomotives and rail cars are rehabilitated, are Herzog 181 (marked MPM XIV on its flanks) coupled to Burlington Northern Santa Fe SD70MAC... (more)
Freshly painted CIT switchers are at the head of the line of units at Metro East Industries . Taken with permission to be on property!
It almost looks like a scene from Wyoming's Powder River Basin, but it is in reality the storage tracks at Metro East Industries, Incorporated, in Alorton, Illinois, on October 4th, 2014. From le... (more)
End of the line for these 16 cylinder beast .They will be cut down to frames here , and shipped off for scrap. Taken on MEI property with permission.
A long line of retired UP locomotives sit at MEI. Most have been sold in recent auctions and some await work here in the shops while others will simply ship out.Taken on MEI property with permissi... (more)
This is one of a group of CEFX motors being prepped for return to service.They will be leased to CSX.Taken on MEI property with permission!!
Fresh from a trip to MEI's busy shops, the locomotive in CIT's new image poses for some company photos. NOTE: Taken on MEI property with MEI/CIT permission.
THE WESTERN MARYLAND LIVES thanks to Mr. Gerald Altizer and His Georges Creek Railway ! Mr Altizer is a huge WM Fan and went to the effort to find genuine WM locos for His new line in Maryland . T... (more)
THE WESTERN MARYLAND LIVES thanks to Mr. Gerald Altizer and His Georges Creek Railway ! Mr Altizer is a huge WM Fan and went to the effort to find genuine WM locos for His new line in Maryland .Bo... (more)
A true kitbash job gets attention in one of the work bays at MEI's shops. How many roads can you name? Taken on MEI property with permission.
Nearing the end of the line, this old Conrail SD38 awaits its' fate, along with other compadres still on flanged wheels. Taken inside MEI's grounds with permission.
Just one of the many projects at MEI.This former BNSF unit is being re-trucked for export.Taken with permission!
Fresh out of the paint booth here at MEI is this snazzy looking BL-2 for the Saratoga & North Creek Railway.This is a new tourist railroad in upstate New York, owned by Iowa Pacific Holdings.It ha... (more)
One of the lines of units awaiting work or in storage at MEI.These 2 GP-15s came off the Missouri & Valley Park and are being relettered for the Gulf, Colorado & San Saba.Taken with permission!