A US Pipe switcher crawls around the US Pipe facility in Bessemer, Alabama just south of Birmingham.
During our brief visit to the Indiana and Ohio in Brookville, Indiana, a mechanic showed up and brought the Lima switcher to life to work on the prime mover. Although the switcher didn’t move, it ... (more)
U. S. Pipe and Foundry 40, a Lima 750 horsepower switcher, is being rehabilitated on the Indiana & Ohio in Brookville, Indiana. It’s unclear to me whether this loco ever became part of the I&O ros... (more)
US Pipe & Foundry critter 206 returning from the Conrail Shared Assets Operations interchange at Burlington Yard.
This US Pipe locomotive is a Plymouth Model W (3 axles), with - apparently - no roadnumber. This little engine, weighing 25 to 35 tons, was at some point re-engined with a Caterpillar prime mover... (more)
Retired and on display in front of the plant.