Affectionately called "the critter" by the crew, this center cab switch engine was constructed by General Electric in 1952 for the US Government. Behind the locomotive is a heavy duty flatcar buil... (more)
A view of the Engineers controls on NRE 3GS21B-DE United States Army Locomotive #6516. This engine features Dynamic braking, this is the only NRE 3GS21B-DE to feature Dynamic Braking.
USAX 1663 is resting inside, from the below freezing temperatures as they await its next assignment at Fort Eustis.
Or DOD 1401. I am not sure what the real nomenclature on this unit was but it and 001 were the queens of the fleet, immaculately maintained and specially painted. This old SP horse got lucky in ... (more)
Or DOD 1400. I am not sure what the real nomenclature on this unit was but it and 002 were the queens of the fleet, immaculately maintained and specially painted. The old SP horse got lucky in r... (more)
One of the fringe benefits of taking one of the many courses in the cirriculum of the transportation school was this little dude. Adjustable gauge and all that, they weren't being used for much b... (more)
Built in 1954 as a GP-9 this locomotive was rebuilt to a GP-16 by the SCL in 1979 and re-manufactured by Conrail at Juniata Locomotive Shops in 1993 for the US Army Railroad to use on Mulberry Isl... (more)
A 1/2 Ton Toyota Pick-Up sits next to an 80-Ton GE Switcher used by the Utility Rail Branch, and a small track speeder used by the track maintenance department. This old work horse (the locomotive... (more)
This 80-Ton Diesel used by the Utility Rail Branch at Fort Eustis was built in the mid-1950’s by General Electric. The Army rebuilt this 80-tonner in 1989 to be equipped with Cummins 6 Cylinder Tu... (more)