Between April 1940 and April 1943, General Motors Electro-Motive Division built a grand total of eleven 300 hp Model 40 locomotives. The diminutive diesels were intended for light industrial use.... (more)
While the Cushing Stone quarry is still very much active, Cushing 264 weathers yet another day in the spot it has been for many years during the magical blue hour. This EMD Model 40, powered by tw... (more)
The Crystal Springs & Cahuenga Valley Railway was, I believe, a fictional railroad made up by the Travel Town folk in Los Angeles. Back in the 1990s and early 2000s they ran a caboose train on the... (more)
While the Cushing Stone quarry is still very much active, Cushing 264 weathers yet another day in the spot it has been for many years. This EMD Model 40, powered by two 6-71 Detroit Diesels, once ... (more)
Built for the US government in the early 40's this little EMD model 40 spent the last years of its active career working for the Crushing Stone company across the river from Amsterdam NY. It now s... (more)
No, they won't MU with each other... in fact, I don't think the Model 40 can MU with anything, and the RS12, if I'm right, can only MU with another Baldwin... but still they are the two operationa... (more)
The heart and soul of the Walkersville Southern Railroad: 101, 2, and the railroad's many volunteers
A rare EMD Model 40 on it's way to it's new home a the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. The roof was cut off for clearance issues being truck to Duluth from the Mohall Sun Prairie Grain Elevator in ... (more)
On the first Sunday of every month, Travel Town used to run this caboose train under the auspices of the Crystal Springs & Cahuenga Valley, making for a Brigadoon like railroad, and bringing the s... (more)
Travel Town's EMD Model 40 sits in front of the museum's newest acquisition, American Crane Model 508cd, serial 1887. Built in 1943 for the war department. The crane, which had worked with this ve... (more)
Named Charley Atkins after the founder of Travel Town, #1 is a rare EMD Model 40 (only 11 were built) This one started life with the US Navy in 1942, serving at Goat Island, RI and San Diego, CA, ... (more)
washed out by Hurricane Agnes in 1972, this bridge was restored 23 years later and now hosts regular excursion service operated by short line Walkersville Southern.
Walkersville Southern operates scheduled excursion trains over several miles of the former PRR line that once ran from York PA to Frederick MD.