Second Generation Branch Line. On the evening of Tuesday, July 21, 2020, Genesee & Wyoming's San Joaquin Valley Railroad 2122 (BL20-2, EMD, 1992) leads SJVR 3000 (Progress Rail PR30B) and a... (more)
Burlington Northern train 101 rumbles through Budd, Illinois, on August 21, 1994, led by a rare EMD BL20-2 locomotive. Three BL20-2s were built on the frames of former BN GP9s, and featured a rebu... (more)
SJVR 2121 works the Union Pacific Yard in Bakersfield in the golden afternoon light as the Tehachapi Mountain Range looms in the background. Out of picture to the right, Amtrak 14 holds short of K... (more)
A unique BL20-2 has seen better days as it pulls off an industry lead on the Oil City Job.
After having pulled two dozen loaded reefers and several loaded box cars of agricultural products from Huron and Lemoore, San Joaquin Valley Railroads 2121 has dropped off its train in order to cl... (more)
Out on the Buttonwillow branch near Gosford Jct, finds a typical SJVR train with a mixed bag of power leading a 100+ car train west.
One of three EMD built BL20-2s stands in Exeter, Cal. in the early morning hours of Aug24-2012 on the San Joaquin Valley Railroad.
SJVR heads down the Arvin Branch to service industries.
SJVRR Railink 2122, an EMD BL20-2 running long hood forward, does some local work along the BNSF Fresno Sub.
CORP had the BL20-2 units for a while, but I seem to recall hearing they were now on the SJVR?
At the San Joaquin Valley's yard adjacent to the BNSF yard in Bakersfield, CA, sits Rail Link BL20-2 2121, one of only three BL-20-2s built by EMD. These engines were built on old BN GP9 frames.
EMD's attempt to enter the first generation locomotive rebuilding market- note how it rides on a GP frame and trucks.