A pair of DME SD40-2's lead K632 down the controlled siding through Erie as they head for CP85 for a crew change.
After a successful test with the Rio Tinto 8172 the two UP Gevo's continue to run up and down the test track after having warranty work done before being sent back to the UP. As the snow melted it... (more)
The first and only snow this engine will ever see, Rio Tinto 8172 still in primer leads 2 UP Gevo's down the test track shortly after sunrise. Eventually this engine will be sent to the ore mines ... (more)
Nothing but moonlight provides the lighting for this night shot. CSX 969 fresh out of the GE shops sits on the interchange awaiting Q393 to pick it up which will be along in about 2 hours.
A mix freight passes one of the former NYC signal towers that is now inexistent MP81.1. All that is left is the frame that lies in the weeds rusting away. This shot was taken right after the tower... (more)
Fresh out of the paint booth along with the BNSF 6790 bring up the rear rolls down the GE Test Track during the 100 mile break in runs. GECX 905 is between the two Gevo's.
Rain starts to Fall as two brand new CP, and 1 UP Gevo sit at the NS/EEC awaiting pick up. The red lights inside the cab's of the CP's i have been told turn on when the train and or engine goes in... (more)
UP 7529 sits on the EEC/NS interchange in Erie awaiting a WB train to pick it up and take it to Chicago to the UP.
CP 8916, GECX 2012, CP 8918 perform a slow runby at Walbridge road, at the end of the day both the CP Gevo's had problems and went back to the shop for work 8918 had computer problems and the 8916... (more)
Running under the wire, with the last test run complete and problems with both CP Gevo's the test train heads back for the shops to have the CP's inspected and fixed.
A CSX autorack/manifest freight approaches the Bort Road overpass as it hauls through Erie, PA.
A new set of BNSF GE engines are broken in before being sent to it's owner.
On time Lake Shore Limited departs Erie, PA Eastbound for New York.
Three fresh out of the shop BB40-9WM's, 1302, 1305, 1306, sit on flat cars waiting to be shipped out at GE in Erie. Also in this shot are Demonstrators GECX 001, 6001, 6000, 6002, 2010, 905, 5000,... (more)
The first test run of the day finds brand new ES44C4 6719 getting its mandatory 100 mile test run. Providing the Dynamic brakes is GECX 6000 and 6002.