This was one of the worst fire damaged units I have ever seen. The only giveaway was the D/B and the old style trucks. In any case, later in the month CR 6480 emerged from the NLR shops in fresh... (more)
In the as-built number series.
Rare unit. At some point upgraded to 2000HP. Note, one of the few non-turbo units to wear the eagle.
Built on AAR trucks from retired Alcos these units were commonplace on MP.
Hump unit and slug on the hump.
The early version of the great -2 on a great railroad. Remember the ACI label?
Nice example of one of the GP-18s built on trucks from trade in Alcos.
One of the area UP dead lines. UP U23Bs 2252-2260-2264 and others sit stacks capped and doors banded at the north side of the yard by the yard office.
CSXT 6094-B&O 4342-MP GP38-2 bring a train into North Little Rock from Memphis at 10:43. FE2, 50/1.8; 1/25 F5.6; KM.
Southbound to Little Rock
This is an artsy shot of the #1 driver, lead engine on UP's 3985.
As with many railroads, when EMD unveiled the SD40-2 locomotive, Missouri Pacific embraced it in a big way. Between 1973 and 1980, the MP purchased 306 of these 3000 horsepower diesels. Built in... (more)