GO 647 has been rebuilt with two Cummins QSK60 engines by Motive Power, and now has a new hood configuration and longer body to accommodate the upgrades. It now sports 5400 H.P. and is tier 4 com... (more)
Fresh out of the paint shop.
Primed and lettered.
The latest concoction from Motive Power is the HSP46 for MBTA. These new units are quite a departure from the MP36 line, and feature engines, generators, and AC traction gear from GE, rather than... (more)
Fresh out of the paint shop. Reporting marks and unit number have not been applied yet.
Eastern Idaho Railroad has painted two locomotives with a special scheme to commemorate their 20th year of operation. The scheme includes the US flag, the Idaho state flag, and a bald eagle again... (more)
GO 662 and 666 enjoy a quiet Christmas morning outside the shop. Santa and the elves forgot to install the headlights and number boards before wrapping them up.
I am not sure what the story with this one is, but it had a short and sorrowful life.
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)
One of the endless coal trains plying the MRL briefly pauses in Missoula for a crew change.
A pair of WAMX GP38-3's switches Boise Valley traffic in Union Pacific's Nampa yard while a UP SD70M shuffles intermodal flats.
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.
Motive Power's SW1 shop switcher shuffles around a couple of new gensets being built for ADM.