Lots of goodies to be found at the NREX shops in Mt. Vernon.
NREX 2663 true heritage shines bright in the bright morning sun.
NREX #2008 sits amongst many old locomotives at the NRE shops.
NREX #3030 awaits an uncertain fate at the NRE shops.
BNSF, I&O, Chessie, FURX, FNM, UP, and GMTX engines can be seen at NRE's Shops in Mt. Vernon
The Little Engine that could. Milano Express GE 44 Ton sits outside the NRE Shops in Mt. Vernon, Illinois basking in late afternoon sun.
Breaking the silence of Mt Vernon, IL a Northbound mixed freight moves through the town onto Union Pacific's Chicago Subdivision from the Pinckneyville Subdivision.
CSXT 1321, a brand new built NRE 3GS21B-DE, sits inside the fence at NRE awaiting interchange on 9/12/10.
Sitting before the storm, a EMD GP50 waits to be brought into the National Railway Equipment shops in Mt. Vernon, IL. This engine will either be scrapped, or rebuilt into a new Generator Set Locom... (more)
Nee-MKT. It appears a unit in front of this one last its oil. That would have been neat to see.
Brand new National Railway Equipment 2GS14B sits idle at the NREX shops in Mt. Vernon Illinois
I really like these gutsy sounding stubby little units, kind of like an SD-45T-2 with a short guy syndrome.
Railboxes look new
Part of the current order for 25 units, BNSF #1272 is nearing completion and is ready for paint.In the backround is painted BNSF #1271.
Posing for its portrait, Pacific Harbor Lines 3GS21B 31 is ready for shipment. The six-axle gensets for PHL are in-process and it looks like SD40 frames and trucks are being used as platforms f... (more)