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Hi, while I was driving in front of GE plant today I saw their yard switcher in front of the main gates, so I took theses pics enclosed. The model is called GE244 because in the past it used an Alco 244 prime mover. Nowadays it uses a GM prime mover from an old G12. There are only two of them in...
View of the spectacular diesel line along the mediterranean Cte Bleue (the sea really is incredibly blue here). To the left you can see the village of La Vesse, to the right Niolon with railroad station, and in the background lies Marseille, the second largest city in France.
CNs first mainline diesel, only 60 years young. Retired in 1971, hes the only remaining CN F3 unit. Rebuild brother GTW 9013 (CN 9171 F3AU) is in a museum as well: http://tinyurl.com/55mvvg
The Alberta Railway museum has a unique opportunity to run an A-B-A F-unit set, all three ex-CNs wear...
The mainline fueling station is not a new concept. The BNSF has several of them. But the CP only has one. And they decided to put it in Moose Jaw, as it is said to be the center most point on the system, and I would imagine most Locomotives would be pretty thirsty after traveling the distance...
A view of the soot-blackened Mullan Pass tunnel's west portal at Blossberg. I waited and hoped a west-bound would come so I could witness the semi-famous "black fog of Blossberg" as it is called, but a non-stop parade of EB trains & only 1 day to do the whole Mullan Pass area kept...
Trenitalia #8696, a Class ALn 663 diesel locomotive roars out of Marsala, Sicily at twilight. I knew it was too dark for a still shot, so I thought I'd try a pan. With the front in focus and the rest of the train and background blurred, you get the sense of how fast this train was moving.
Trenitalia #8678,one of the older ALn 668 class, departs Marsala station for Alcamo Diramazione, Sicily. The female conductor was wondering what "that crazy American" was trying to do as I ran from one end of the station to the other to get photos of the train arriving and departing.
Trenitalia #22776, one of the newer Minuetto class diesel locomotives, flies through the beautiful western Sicilian countryside just east of Mozia-Birgi on its way to Castelvetrano. Mt. Erice dominates the background. Photo edited 16 Feb 2008.
The sun is setting as Trenitalia #8696 departs Marsala, Sicily for Mazara del Vallo. This is the new Minuetto train that is replacing the 663 and 668 class diesels. It has a top speed of 130 km/hr (~80 mph).
Sutherland's CP IMS unit uses this little critter all the time to get around. The front grille must do wonders in collision protection against semis, GP38-2's, containers and giant forklifts! Although I've never seen it used to deliver cargo, it's fully equipped with safety stripes, a safety...
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