Looking out from within the steam-era 3 bay engine house of the Aberdeen & Rockfish. For more on the A&R and their vintage EMD roster, check out the article in the current issue of "Locomotive."
The Mallet locomotive 99 5902 is ready for inspection at the HSB Wernigerode Westerntor workshop. On the left, the 99 7232 is also under repair. The drivers have been removed so that the complete ... (more)
The HSB 99 7232 is undergoing some reparations in the Wernigerode Westerntor workshop. The locomotive has got a brand new smokebox. The profiles of the complete wheelset has also been turned. Plea... (more)
99. Old logo and old power shine in the yard.
100. A GP40X sits in the yard watching the sun set on yet another day.
Come In From The Cold. During the winter months, MBTA moves unneeded locomotives inside the shop to avoid adding freeze damage to the backlog of work needed to keep the aging fleet running... (more)
A few of the many bad-ordered coaches await work inside the car shop at BET. The staging over the near car allows access to the roof-mounted air conditioning units on the bilevel cars. Hopefully... (more)
Beginning life as a GTW GP18, MBTA 904 migrated to Detroit commuter service before winding up in Boston during the MBTA's formative years. With most of her sisters retired and sold, 904 is still ... (more)
MBTA 1009 sits out the weekend in a silent diesel house. What little work was going on this day was being focused on getting some of the many bad-ordered coaches back on the road. 1009 will have... (more)
As a fellow RP'er lines up his shot from down in the inspection pit, one of MBTA's 25 converted GP40s waits for attention that will come with the start of Monday morning's shift. My thanks to our... (more)
A well placed skylight beams down on the nose of the MRL 111 while waiting repairs from the 2nd shift crew which will be on duty soon. Photo taken with permission from MRL.
3 CNW C628s share the roundhouse with re-engined BLW DRS-6-6-1500 1506 & a MILW Geep.
RPU6 875 slug under construction in Roanoke, former NS SD40 1587.
Under the world rail speed record train: this is one of only 2 unpowered trucks on the V150 trainset. Just plain normal duplex truck with its brakes - yes, even for a speed record, you need some b... (more)