new chinese diesel -electric engine ,powered by CAT V-16 cylinders ,at 720 rpm in idle!!!!!!almost to the limits rotations of EMD 645
Inside the cab of shinkansen 500 series? No, it's a fake. In the end car of a 500 series train, a replica of a driver desk for young and older children is established, where they can play engineer... (more)
We're stopped outside of Watertown,WI. on the Ford Fast headed for the Twin Cities. Our lead unit today is a MOPAC SD40 non-dynamic. The last time we had MP units on the Milwaukee they were covere... (more)
These cabs were once the standard, but desk top controls seem to have become the new norm. Photo taken with permission.
The sky around Bulls Gap looks a little ominous. You're looking down the fireman's side of N&W 1218, operating a Bristol to Morristown r/t excursion. This line was constructed before the Civil War... (more)
Ordinary Train No.258 from Nam Tok to Thonburi over the Tham Krasae Bridge, Thailand–Burma Railway or calling in Death Railway.
A new era in Amtrak motive power is quickly approaching, as demonstrated during a media day to showcase the testing of the new Siemens USA-built "American Cities Sprinter" ACS-64. Once debuted on ... (more)
At the mid-day break (see below) I was able, for less than $2, to briefly take the controls, for maybe 2 minutes, of a Romanian-build Lxd2 class diesel engine on this meter gauge railroad, now run... (more)
"Engineer for a Day" Tom at the throttle of HLBR Number 2.
This thoroughbred is visiting the Amtrak yard in Philly, helping in work train service. Taken with permission.
An ex-Metroliner cab car is in the shop at Philly, still with a pneumatic brake system. To compare with an overhauled cab car with an electronic brake system, Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: cab carLocation: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: AMTK 9634Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: July, 2013
140 C 38 coming back to life
Members of IRM's diesel dept have a job briefing as we roll by to complete some switching moves. In this view you have the CE 15 (EMD SW1), GBW 2407 (ALCO RS15), BN 5383 (GE U30C), CNW 6847 (EMD ... (more)