Electricians work on adding PTC equipment to GE locomotives inside Union Pacific’s sprawling shop at North Platte, Nebraska, on May 4, 2011.
The engineer on the Arkansas & Midland invited us inside the cab to take photographs of the old Alco number 34. The train had stopped and was waiting for clearance to cross the Arkansas River bri... (more)
Built Like a Mack Truck
That phrase was very much a part of the fabric of Allentown, Pennsylvania, home of the world headquarters of Mack Trucks. Although I grew up about twenty mi... (more)
The culmination of a text message received on November 19, requesting a paint scheme adaptation for a pair of GE AC4400CWs for the Central Maine & Quebec, came to fruition on February 9, when the ... (more)
The second locomotive shipped for the 1000 locomotive order for India is loaded for shipment and awaits pickup on the interchange with CSX at GE's Erie Plant. This was the first unit built in Erie... (more)
Using a specialized drop table, Union Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 6300 has one of its traction motor/wheel assemblies changed out at the railroad’s South Morrill Locomotive Facility on September 14, 2... (more)
The business end of and AEM-7
A Canadian Pacific AC4400CW has arrived at the GE interchange in Erie to be rebuilt as part of the AC44CWM modernization program. This is the first unit, referred to as the rabbit, to be rebuilt f... (more)
Specialize Rail Transport turbine move from North Carolina to south Florida for Florida Power & Light. FEC extra train 141 in special service prepares to knock down the signal at the NE of Bayard ... (more)
FEC 141 ran today with a generator for FP&L bound for Ft Pierce. The first caboose I have ever seen on the FEC in at least 30 plus years.
At Union Pacific’s South Morrill locomotive shop in Nebraska, Kaleb Ewing uses an overhead crane to move a used traction motor/wheel assembly on September 14, 2017.
Left the car at the head, right the car at the rear of the empty coal train. The steam loc is always at the same place
A pair of Cleveland RTA cars get maintenance performed at the railroad shops. The car on the left is a heavyrail car with high boarding, while the one on the right is a lightrail with low boarding... (more)
TTX’s unique logo has been recently applied to a freshly-repainted Union Pacific autorack at the De Soto car shop in Missouri on September 29, 2011.