EMD GM10B demonstrator 1976 stands in front of the engine house in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The big electric is out from under catenary, and most likely needs mechanical attention.
EMD’s Past and a Future That Didn’t Happen
A few Amtrak E8’s nearing the end of their careers lay over at the Harrisburg engine terminal, while EMD GM10B demonstrator 1976 rests ne... (more)
One of a Kind…..Two of Them!
EMD’s two demonstration/test bed electric freight locomotives rest outside of Conrail/Amtrak’s engine service facility in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Bot... (more)
A Walter Schopp original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
A Bruce van Sant original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
EMD Demonstrator 1976 with its test train. The other end of this train can be seen in photo ID 692181). A Walter Schopp original Kodachrom... (more)
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
A Reuben S. Brouse original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Lame Ducks at the Engine House
The engine house tracks at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania are full of locomotives that will soon leave the planet. Beside the Amtrak E-units, EMD GM10B dem... (more)
By the mid-1970’s, Conrail’s fleet of electric freight locomotives, including GG1’s, E33’s, E40’s and E44’s was aging, and EMD, sensing an opportunity to make a lar... (more)
The one-of-a-kind 10,000 hp GM10B is running long-hood forward, just beyond the Walnut Street Crossing. The train is westbound on the old PRR Atglen & Susquehanna Branch from Parkesburg.