A Union Pacific U30C, a Southern SD40-2, and a Western Pacific GP35 share the small UP servicing facility near Denver Union Station. UP and WP units were expected, but the visitor from the east wa... (more)
Union Pacific GE U30C rests on the east side of the diesel shop at North Platte, Nebraska, in June 1981.
In this workshop of the Bafq locomotive maintenance centre, the RAI entirely rebuilds the prime movers of ageing GE U30C.
Sleek modern noses of the 2000's are much less attractive to the railfan than older noses of American engines. But what do railroaders think of these differences, i... (more)
An empty Detroit Edison train awaits a crew at the east end of the former C&O Parsons Yard. The train is powered by two U30C's and a SD40 all in DE's EMD demonstrator inspired paint scheme. The tr... (more)
A pair of BN veterans sit in repose at the Illinois Railway Museum. 5383 hasn't ran in a couple years because of a faulty traction motor. BN-3 is fully operational and would look nice painted back... (more)
Tough desert warrior
Chain rebuilding U30Cs dating from 1992-94 after 25 years of hard service in Iranian deserts
This broken control stand sits among the remains of a wrecked U30C, displaying Iranian labels together with a General Electric plate from the "Big Satan", aka the USA.
The Burlington Northern was just five months old as Colorado & Southern U30C and a GE mate accelerated west through Berwyn, IL, with a freight out of Cicero yard. C&S 891 was one of four U30Cs del... (more)
Union Pacific GE U30C 2874 at Kansas City; Built for UP, between 4/72 -10/76 GE U30C's numbered 2810-2959 for a total of 150 units.