A US Army 80 ton switcher takes a flat bed through Fort Eustis to test the rails.
This shot was over 8 years in the making. Ever since I had been doing reserve duty at Eustis I had wanted this... (more)
Affectionately called "the critter" by the crew, this center cab switch engine was constructed by General Electric in 1952 for the US Government. Behind the locomotive is a heavy duty flatcar buil... (more)
Its a beautiful day for a train ride on Fort Eustis Military base. Their GE 80-ton locomotive USAX #1663 is seen traveling East shortly after departing the Gray Rail shops.
USAX 1663 is resting inside, from the below freezing temperatures as they await its next assignment at Fort Eustis.
A 1/2 Ton Toyota Pick-Up sits next to an 80-Ton GE Switcher used by the Utility Rail Branch, and a small track speeder used by the track maintenance department. This old work horse (the locomotive... (more)
This 80-Ton Diesel used by the Utility Rail Branch at Fort Eustis was built in the mid-1950’s by General Electric. The Army rebuilt this 80-tonner in 1989 to be equipped with Cummins 6 Cylinder ... (more)