Short on motive power, CSX was then using some attractive lease units from Motive Power Industries. This attractive unit was actually an SD40-2 internally, but in an older SD45 carcass--complete w... (more)
Eastbound Utah Rwy coal empty with leased MPI units Kyunne, UT.
Three MPI MK5000Cs and a single SD40 lead a Utah Railway coal load through the Kyune gooseneck in Price Canyon January 6, 2001. Late in Oct. 2000, the Utah Railway began testing three Motive Power... (more)
I'm not sure how long this bell has been painted this way. It must have been a while ago since the locomotive is sitting in a deadline, but I just never noticed it before. Happy Independence Day... (more)
Prior to purchasing the entire production fleet of six units, the Utah Railway Company tested three of MPI's MK5000Cs in coal service on Soldier Summit. They only operated for about three months i... (more)
Three MPI MK5000Cs and a single SD40 lead a Utah Railway coal train through Spring Canyon on January 6, 2001. Beginning late in Oct. 2000, the Utah Railway began testing three MK5000C locomotives,... (more)
For seven months (between April and November 1991), the Utah Railway Company leased a fleet of 13 Blue & Gold SD40s from Morrison Knudsen in Boise, Idaho. A well matched set of four blast through ... (more)
ex-SP 9096 (SD45)
Motive Power's ancient SW1 shuffles 4 UP SD9043's around the property.
This crusty old Motive Power F45 relic is used as an engine test bed at the company's Boise facility.
roster photo Utah Rwy Martin, UT shops
Motive Power's SW1 shop switcher shuffles around a couple of new gensets being built for ADM.
Rusty freight car and locomotive trucks sit in front of an odd stash of locomotives at the Motive Power shops. From left to right are Genset demonstrator 244, ACE 3101, a primed MP36PH-3C under a... (more)
eastbound UP empty coal train approaching Summit, CA